Niall is a graduate of NUI Maynooth and the Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business, UCD. He subsequently studied law at the Honorable Society of Kings Inns and was called to the Irish Bar in 1999. His research interests include: Criminal Law, European and International Criminal Law, Evidence, Employment Law, Competition Law, Aviation and Commercial Law. Niall lectures in Criminal Law and Employment Law on the Postgraduate Diploma in Law; and on the BA (Ord) in Law. He has previously lectured at the National College of Ireland and the Dublin School of Law and tutored at the Honorable Society of Kings Inns
BA (Hons)(NUI) DBS (Banking & Finance), the Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business, University College, Dublin. Barrister at Law
Course Chair, BA (Ord) in Law, Department of Law, Dublin Institute of Technology, 2007-
Course Chair, Postgraduate Diploma in Law, Department of Law, Dublin Institute of Technology, 2002-2006
Member of the Faculty of Applied Arts Marketing Committee, Dublin Institute of Technology
Member of the Part-Time Programme Committee, Dublin Institute of Technology
Member of the Faculty of Applied Arts E-Learning Committee, Dublin Institute of Technology
Visiting Lecturer in Law, Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School, University College Dublin.
Assistant Lecturer in Law, Department of Law, Dublin Institute of Technology, 2002-present
Lecturer in Employment Law (Part-Time), National College of Ireland, 2001-2002
Lecturer in Criminal Law and Real Property Law (Part-Time), Dublin Institute of Technology, 2001-2002
Tutor in Landlord and Tenant Law (Part-Time), the Honorable Society of King’s Inns, 2000-2001
Lecturer in Criminal Law and Tort Law (Part-Time), the Dublin School of Law, 1999 - 2002
Cannon R & Neligan N, Evidence, (Dublin, Thomson Round Hall, 2002)
Articles in Refereed Journals
Neligan, Jurisdictions & Causes of Action: Commercial considerations in dealing with bullying, stress and harassment cases – Part 1 (2008) 15 (1) Commercial Law Practitioner 3.
Neligan, Jurisdictions & Causes of Action: Commercial considerations in dealing with bullying, stress and harassment cases (Stress Induced Injuries) – Part 11 (2008) 15 (2) Commercial Law Practitioner 38
Neligan, Air Passenger Rights - a New Departure in European Aviation Law, (2006) 13(5) Commercial Law Practitioner 123
Neligan, Creating a Framework for a Single European Sky. Developments in European Aviation Law and the responsibilities for National Authorities, (2006) 13(6) Commercial Law Practitioner 152
Neligan, Criminalising International Terrorism: the Criminal Justice (Terrorist Offences) Bill 2004, (2004) 9(4) Bar Review 152
Neligan, The Gunpowder Plot - the Origins of Modern Terrorism, (2002) 7(4) Bar Review 27
Neligan, The Provocation Conundrum,  12(2) Irish Criminal Law Journal 2
Neligan, The Official Secrets Act and the Regulation of the Irish Intelligence Service (2001) 6(7) Bar Review 393
Articles in Non-Refereed Journals
Neligan, Europe’s the real key if Ryanair win out here, Irish Independent, October 2006.
Correspondence published in The Irish Times, Sunday Tribune, Sunday Times, Sunday Business Post, Time Magazine.
Conference and Seminar Participation
Dignity at Work - Bullying, Harassment and Stress in the Workplace, Sigmar Seminar on Workplace Bullying, March 2007
The Criminal Justice (Terrorist Offences) Bill 2002 - New Developments in Anti-Terrorism Law, Thomson Round Hall Criminal Law Conference 2004, Dublin, December 2004
Panel Member, Thomson Round Hall/DIT Employment Law Conference, Dublin Institute of Technology, Aungier Street, Dublin, May 2004.
Panel Member, Edward O'Donnell McDevitt Symposium on Criminal Law, the Honorable Society of King's Inns, Dublin, February 2004
Partnership Law and Succession Issues, Dublin Institute of Technology Seminar Program for Chartered Surveyors, March 2002
Discussion of the role of juries in the Criminal Justice System, Agenda, August 2004
Discussion on the Clinton Impeachment Hearings, TV3 News, November 1998
Discussion on the Clinton Depositions, TV3 News, September 21st 1998
Discussion on Public Order Offences, Today with Pat Kenny, RTE Radio, Nov 2003
Discussion on Homicide, Today with Pat Kenny, RTE Radio, Sept 2003
Discussion on the Law of Evidence, Today with Pat Kenny, RTE Radio, Nov 2004
Society of Legal Scholars
European Society of International Law