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Dr Joe McGrath


Joe McGrath

Lecturer/Assistant Professor
UCD Sutherland School of Law
01 716 4183
University College Dublin, UCD Sutherland School of Law, Sutherland School of Law Belfield Dublin 4


Joe completed his doctoral thesis on corporate and financial regulation at University College Cork in 2011. It was funded by the Irish Research Council. He also graduated with a first class honours Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL) from University College Cork in 2007 and completed a post-graduate teaching qualification in higher education. Prior to joining the Sutherland School of Law at University College Dublin in 2014, he lectured at the National University of Ireland, Galway for three years. He has also held visiting fellowships at Harvard Law School, the University of California, Berkeley and New York University. He publishes in books, journals, and the national newspapers on white-collar crime. His first book (monograph), 'Corporate and White Collar Crime in Ireland: A New Architecture of Regulatory Enforcement', was published by Manchester University Press. His second book, which he edited and co-authored, is entitled 'White Collar Crime in Ireland: Law and Policy'. It is published by Clarus Press. Joe is an external examiner for the University of Limerick, Middlesex University London, and the Institutes of Technology at Athlone and Carlow. Joe currently lectures on banking law, corporate governance, white-collar crime, and company law across a variety of programmes at the Sutherland School of Law, University College Dublin.


  • BCL
    University College Cork
  • PhD
    University College Cork