Bernard O'Connor

Equity Partner
Bernard O'Connor’s practice focuses primarily on European Law with particular interest in trade, competition, state aid and litigation. He deals also with Intellectual Property Law.
He assists national and international clients on European Law, international trade law and WTO law with a particular focus on the Agri-food sector.
Bernard has extensive experience in litigation, both at the European Courts in Luxembourg and dispute settlement in the WTO in Geneva.
He lectures at Università degli Studi di Milano, University of Bern, University of Barcelona and University of Madrid Carlos III and is author of numerous books on EU and WTO issues.
Academic and Professional qualifications:
Admitted to the Bar of Brussels, 1992
Solicitor Law Society of Ireland, 1981
Academic qualifications:
MA in Legal Science, Trinity College Dublin, 1998
LL.M., European University Institute, Firenze, 1986