Niall Moran


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Niall Moran is an Assistant Professor in Economic Law at the School of Law and Government at DCU and Deputy Director of the DCU Brexit Institute. 
He holds a PhD in International Economic Law from Bocconi University and has worked for the Legal Service of the Council of the European Union and the Bilateral Relations with the Americas Unit at DG AGRI, European Commission.
Previously, he was a Lecturer in Law at Middlesex University, London, a Research Associate at Pluricourts, University of Oslo, and a Visiting Researcher at the Université Libre de Bruxelles. 
He is the author of 'Engagement between trade and investment law: the role of PTIAs' (Springer 2021). 
His research interests include EU law, International Trade Law, WTO law, International Investment Law, Competition Law, Equity, and trade & investment in agriculture.


Year Publication
2021 Niall Moran (2021) Engagement Between Trade and Investment: The Role of PTIAs. Switzerland: Springer. [Link]

Book Chapter

Year Publication
2024 (2024) 'Goods, customs and rules of origin' In: The Law & Politics of Brexit: Volume V. Oxford : Oxford University Press.
2024 Niall Moran (2024) 'Milestones & targets: the RRF, cohesion policy, and the evolution of conditionality' In: Research Handbook on Post-Pandemic Economic Governance & NGEU Law. United Kingdom : Edward Elgar Publishing.
2022 Giorgio Sacerdoti; Niall Moran (2022) 'Non-discrimination Clauses: An analysis of Major Decisions in International Investment Law' In: International Investment Law: An Analysis of Major Decisions. Oxford : Hart.
2022 Niall Moran (2022) 'Customs and Free Movement of Goods' In: The Law & Politics of Brexit: Volume IV. Oxford : Oxford University Press.
2017 Niall Moran (2017) 'The First Twenty Cases Under GATT Article XX: Tuna or Shrimp Dear?' In: International Economic Law- - Contemporary Issues. Switzerland : Springer, Cham. [DOI]

Edited Book

Year Publication
2023 Mariela de Amstalden, Niall Moran, Henok Asmelash (Ed.). (2023) Revisiting International Economic Law: New Approaches and Emerging Issues. Switzerland: Springer,

Peer Reviewed Journal

Year Publication
2023 Niall Moran (2023) 'Legal questions surrounding EU sanctions of Russia and associated individuals and entities'. Irish Jurist, 70 :194-210.

Other Journal

Year Publication
2016 Niall Moran (2016) 'Case Note and Comment on United States – Certain Country of Origin Labelling (COOL) Requirements, Article 21.5, & Decision by the Arbitrator, Article 22.6' Italian Yearbook of International Law, .

Working Paper

Year Publication
2023 Niall Moran (2023) The evolution of conditionality in EU financial assistance under the Recovery and Resilience Facility. WP [Link]
2019 Giorgio Sacerdoti; Niall Moran (2019) An alternative to the Irish Backstop: an All-Ireland “Common No-Custom Area” as a Frontier Traffic Area under Art. 24 of GATT. WP
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Modules Coordinated

Term Title Subject
2022 International Trade Law LG404
2023 LG5070
2022 Equity LG324
2022 Trusts Law LG351
2023 LG216
2022 Advanced Company Law LG202
2022 Company Law LG374
2024 LG5039