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BRONAGH KIERAN

Associate

Dublin

 

As an Associate at Article One, Bronagh supports our work in business and human rights, responsible innovation, and sustainability. From the EMEA office in Dublin, she brings her skill in research and analysis of complex contexts to support our clients’ projects across a range of sectors.

Prior to taking up her role with Article One, Bronagh worked as a Judicial Assistant to the Court of Appeal of Ireland where she furnished legal research, including on European human rights law. Previously, Bronagh was granted a placement with Human Rights Watch’s EU Advocacy Team. Within this role, she participated in NGO coalition workshops and contributed to advocacy strategies. Bronagh has also completed a Schuman Traineeship with the European Parliament’s Subcommittee on Human Rights and, in this capacity, she carried out research related to the proposed EU Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive.  She is the published author of articles on the human rights implications of emerging border technologies and supply chain resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bronagh is a graduate of the European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation (EMA) located in Venice and Seville. As a masters student, she wrote her thesis on the EU’s evolving approach to business and human rights, using cocoa supply chains as a case study. She also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law with Philosophy from University College Dublin (BCL) and a Higher Diploma in Advanced Languages and Global Communication from University College Cork (HDip).