Aoife Beirne LL.B (Dub), LL.M (Cantab), Ph.D (Dub), Barrister-at-Law (King's Inns) is a practising barrister since 2012 in the area of civil and commercial law. She holds a First-Class Honours LL.B from Trinity College Dublin, where she was also elected a Scholar. She was awarded an LL.M in Commercial Law from the University of Cambridge, where she was the recipient of the W.M. Tapp Studentship in Law from Gonville and Caius College. She completed her Ph.D entitled 'The Incorporation of Expert Evidence in Ireland' at Trinity College Dublin, which was funded by the Irish Research Council and Arthur Cox. She has lectured in a variety of legal subjects at Trinity College Dublin, Dublin City University, the Law Society and the Honourable Society of King's Inns.