Dr Maura Kelly is the course leader for the diploma. Maura has a wide range of experience in the academic and commercial legal environment. She has been lecturing for over 20 years both in the public and private university sector. Her main areas of expertise are Constitutional Law, Company Law and EU law. She holds a PhD in the area of property rights.
Mr Dave O’Donoghue is the Managing Director of AccountancySchool.ie where he lectures at all levels of Auditing and Financial Reporting. Dave is currently a member of ACCA Ireland committee and he is also a Director of Chartered Grind School which prepares students to sit the exams of ACA Ireland. He spent a number of years working in Industry and Practice before he moved into full time education.
Dr Val Corbett is the Head of Programmes at LawSchool.ie. His principal research and teaching experience are in the area of employment law, the law of contract, and the law of torts. He also teaches Corporate and Business Law (F4) on the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) course at AccountancySchool.ie and Company and Business Law for Trinity College Dublin Business School. He is also co-author of Employment Law in Ireland (Clarus Press, Dublin 2009), the second edition of which is due for publication in 2020.