Technological University Dublin, Ireland
Niall is an Irish Barrister and member of the INCBA Advisory Board. A graduate of Maynooth University and the Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business, University College Dublin, Niall studied law at the Honorable Society of Kings Inns and was called to the Irish Bar in 1999 practising on the Dublin & Eastern Circuit in Civil, Employment and Criminal Law. His research field is Drug Policy Law Reform and Cannabis Regulation.
Cannon R & Neligan N, Evidence, (Dublin, Thomson Round Hall, 2002)
(Reviewed by Attorney General of Ireland, Paul Gallagher, in the Bar Review, December 2002)
Publications & Current Research
Neligan, “Medicinal Cannabis and the law in Ireland – A critical evaluation of Doctor -Patient access under existing licensing rules and the Government’s proposed enhanced access scheme.” IrishMedico-Legal Journal (Thomson Reuters) (2018) 24, 2 M.L.J.I 106-116
Neligan, “A 21st Century Approach to Regulating Cannabis” Dublin, July 2018
This public policy document sets out a comprehensive framework for the regulation of cannabis for Medical and Adult use in Ireland. The document was formally launched in Leinster House (Irish Parliament) on the 11th of July 2018.