Professional Member Society for Editors & Proofreaders
Solicitor’s Professional Qualification
Post-graduate Diploma in European Law
Bachelor of Civil Law
Post-graduate Diploma in Computer Science
Training and professional development
Advanced PerfectIt (Cadman Training, 2018)
Practical Mark-up of PDFs (Society for Editors and Proofreaders, 2017)
Business Writing (Plain English Campaign, 2017)
Book Jackets and Blurb Writing (Publishing Ireland, 2016)
Non-fiction Editing (Publishing Ireland, 2016)
Editing in Word (Publishing Training Centre, 2015)
Advanced Copy-editing (Publishing Training Centre, 2015)
Copy-editing Mentoring Programme (Society for Editors and Proofreaders, 2015)
Copy-editing Progress (Society for Editors and Proofreaders, 2014)
Copy-editing Introduction (Society for Editors and Proofreaders, 2014)
Basic Proofreading by Distance Learning (Publishing Training Centre, 2013)
Irish: intermediate; French: basic.
Software developer, Ericsson Ireland, 1998–2006
Solicitor, various legal firms, 1990–1997
Substantive editing and rewriting; copy-editing; technical editing/technical quality assurance; research and writing; academic editing; business editing; ESL editing; legal editing; proofreading.
Books, reports, statistical reports, technical reports, business communications, journals, journal articles, media content, websites, all types of written materials
Law & European law; public sector; human rights; information technology (ICT); telecommunications; humanities; history; business; psychology; finance, etc.
Irish Fiscal Advisory Council; Commission for Energy Regulation; Irish Penal Reform Trust; Centre for Housing Law, Rights and Policy; Centre for Support and Training in Analysis and Research; Institute of Public Health in Ireland; Enterprise Ireland; National University of Ireland Galway; University College Dublin; Care Alliance Ireland; Intuitus Advisory; John Wiley & Sons Ltd; Carnegie/Liverpool University Press.
Examples of work undertaken
Public sector: Irish Penal Reform Trust: Progress in the Penal System 2018; School of Law, NUIG: eConveyancing and Title Registration in Ireland (forthcoming); Irish Fiscal Advisory Council: Fiscal Assessment Report, June 2018 and November 2017; Commission for Energy Regulation, Energy Safety Annual Report 2016; Centre for Housing Law, Rights and Policy: Introductory chapter for monograph: Loss of Homes and Evictions across Europe: A Comparative Legal and Policy Examination; Centre for Housing Law, Rights and Policy: Access to Justice and the ECB; Centre for Support and Training in Analysis and Research (UCD; HANI), statistical research report (forthcoming); Institute of Public Health in Ireland, statistical research report: Longstanding health conditions among three-year-old children in the Republic of Ireland; Education in Ireland, Enterprise Ireland: commissioned report;
Legal: S. Panesar, Pearson Education: Exploring Equity and Trusts; J. Neo (ed.), Routledge/Taylor & Francis: Constitutional Interpretation in Singapore;
History/Irish culture: Carnegie/Liverpool University Press: Studia Hibernica (annual journal, 2016 to date);
Community and voluntary sector: Briefing Paper 2: Public Provision of Home Care in Ireland – Update, 2018;
IT and digital: Intuitus Advisory: technical due diligence reports (technical quality assurance).