University of Limerick


Kathryn’s primary research interests lie in family law generally, however, she has conducted doctrinal research on the non-recognition of Muslim Marriage in England and Wales (see relevant publications). More recently, She has conducted similar research on the issues surrounding marriage registration in Ireland with publications forthcoming on the topic. She intends, along with her colleague Dr Susan Leahy, to conduct empirical research on the issue within the Muslim community in Ireland in 2017-18

Relevant Publications:

  • Muslim Marriage (Non)Recognition: Implications and Possible Solutions’ (with L. Jackson) (2017) 39(1)  Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law 22-41
  • ‘Putting the cart before the horse? The Arbitration and Media Services Bill’ (with L. Jackson) (2016) Family Law 82-85
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