Consumer Law: Rights and Regulation, 1st Edition, by Mary Donnelly and Fidelma White

Author: Mary Donnelly
Author: Fidelma White
Publisher: Round Hall
Publication Date: 03/12/2014
ISBN: 9780414035256
Jurisdiction: Ireland

Consumer Law: Rights and Regulation provides readers with a comprehensive and definitive analysis of contemporary Irish consumer law, within its European context. The book addresses consumer law issues from a dual perspective by examining both consumers' rights and suppliers' regulatory obligations.

Key Features

  • A comprehensive reference that provides you with invaluable analysis and interpretation
  • Up to date and including all important case law, European and Irish legislation and Codes of Practice
  • Suited to practitioner needs in advising both consumers and suppliers
  • Identifies emerging legal developments and allows you to plan for future legal changes
  • Analyses the policy basis for legal measures and enhances discussions around appropriate reform models
  • Provides comprehensive analysis of complex and practically important issues in respect of: Sale of goods and supply of services; Product guarantee and product liability; Consumer credit; Financial Services Ombudsman; Investor protection; and Unfair commercial practices.
  • Includes coverage of: EU Mortgages Directive 2014; European Union (Consumer Information, Cancellation and Other Rights) Regulation 2013 which transposed the Consumer Rights Directive 2011/83/EC;Code of Conduct on Mortgage Arrears 2013; Central Bank Consumer Protection Code 2013; Directive 2013/11/EU on alternative dispute resolution for consumer disputes Regulation (EU) No. 524/2013 on online dispute resolution for consumer disputes

About the Authors

Mary Donnelly

Dr Mary Donnelly is a Senior Lecturer in Law at University College Cork. She is the author of The Law of Credit and Security (Thomson Reuters Round Hall, 2011). She has acted as a consultant on consumer and banking law issues for public and private sector organisations.

Fidelma White

Fidelma White is a graduate of University College Cork (UCC), obtaining an LLM by Research, on "The Irish Ombudsman" in 1990. In 1991, she graduated from the London School of Economics with an LLM in International Business Law and, in 2009, was she awarded a Higher Doctorate based on Published Research (LLD) by the National University of Ireland.
From 1991 to 1995 she taught Commercial Law and Public Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Sheffield, UK. She has been a lecturer at UCC since 1995 and was appointed Senior Lecturer in 2004. She has acted as an External Examiner for a number of institutions.
At UCC, she teaches Commercial Law; E-Commerce Law and Consumer Law. Her research interests include commercial law, consumer law and regulation. As well as publishing in various national and international law journals, she is the author of Commercial Law (Round Hall, 2nd ed., 2012) and the co-author of Consumer Law: Rights and Regulation (Round Hall, 2014) (with M.Donnelly). She was a member of the Sales Law Review Group (2008-11) and has acted as a consultant for a number of organizations, including the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment and the European Commission.