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Irish solicitor on European Law Institute governing Council
Paul Keane (centre) in the ELI Council chamber in Vienna Pic: Courtesy ELI

11 Sep 2023 / justice Print

Irish solicitor on European Law Institute Council

Solicitor Paul Keane has been elected to the governing council of the European Law Institute (ELI), an independent organisation that aims to improve the quality of European law.

Supported by the EU and University of Vienna, its members comprise academics, judges and legal practitioners, with cutting-edge thinking on new areas of law provided by experts and decision-makers with concrete proposals for the reform and development of the law.


The 2024 ELI annual conference will be held in Dublin from 9-11 October. Topics will include: model rules of algorithmic contracts, third-party funding of litigation, workers’ rights to disconnect, and access to digital rights.

The 28 new members of the ELI Council, elected by the ELI Fellows, were announced on 7 September.

Paul Keane is a senior consultant at Reddy Charlton LLP, and Honorary Consul General of Sweden in Ireland.

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