UCD Law Student wins Thomas Addis Emmet Fellowship

Tara Casey at the recent Arthur Cox Student Awards

The staff of the Sutherland School of Law congratulate Tara Casey, final year BCL International student, on her recent success in winning the Thomas Addis Emmet Fellowship. The Fellowship has run in association with FLAC since 1999. The winner will travel to Seattle, Washington to experience another Jurisdiction’s legal system. The competition incorporated an intensive application process including written assessments, academic evaluation and face to face interviews. Eilis Barry, CEO of FLAC, said: "The judges were hugely impressed by Tara. She showed both the academic credentials and the commitment to use the law to advance the case for positive change.

Tara has excelled in her studies in UCD and has contributed greatly to the UCD community during here time here. Alongside her role as a Peer Mentor, Tara has been a member of the editorial board of the UCD Law Review and has served as the Clinic Coordinator for the UCD Student Legal Service.  This year Tara was also a nominee for the Arthur Cox Contribution to University Life Awards.