O’DWYER, Máire, BCL, H. Dip. in Eur. Law, H. Dip. in Com. Sc., Solicitor

Copy-editor, proofreader, researcher, writer 

Dun Laoghaire
County Dublin

T. 00 353 86 057 4774
E. editor@perfectlywrite.eu
W. www.perfectlywrite.eu

Special interests:
Law, European law, academic editing, humanities editing, history and heritage, information technology, education, the community and voluntary sector.


  • Freelance copy-editor and proofreader since 2013.
  • Qualified solicitor with eight years’ experience in the legal sector.
  • Former software designer with eight years’ experience in the information technology sector.
  • Researcher and writer.

Work undertaken:
Copy-editing, proofreading. Drafting, writing and re-writing. Research, including legal research. Content drafting for websites.


Exploring Equity and Trusts, Sukhninder Panesar, Pearson Education. Copy-editing. Constitutional Interpretation in Singapore, Jaclyn Neo (ed.), Routledge/Taylor & Francis. Copy-editing. Using Construction Contracts: a practical guide for engineers and project managers, David Wright, John Wiley & Sons Ltd. Copy-editing. Constitutional and Administrative Law, Chris Taylor, Pearson. Copy-editing. Business Law in Ireland, Anthony Thuillier and Catherine MacDaid, Clarus Press. Copy-editing. Report for Education in Ireland, Enterprise Ireland, Dublin. Textual analysis, research (legal), writing.

Studia Hibernica, Carnegie/Liverpool University Press. Copy-editing. ‘Cáin Adomnáin: the Irish “Geneva Convention”‘, History Ireland, 23(1), pp. 14–17. Writing.

Academic Titles:
Crime Scene Management: Scene Specific Methods, Raul Sutton (ed.), Wiley. Copy-editing. CDM Regulations 2015 Procedures Manual, Stuart Summerhayes, Wiley. Copy-editing. Thanatourism and Cinematic Representations of Risk, Rodanthi Tzanelli, Routledge/Taylor & Francis. Copy-editing. Understanding Lone Actor Terrorism, Michael Fredholm (ed.), Routledge/Taylor & Francis. Copy-editing. The Routledge Encyclopedia of Interpreting Studies, Franz Poechhacker (ed.), Routledge/Taylor & Francis. Copy-editing. God, Politics, Economy – Paradoxes of Religion, Bulent Diken, Routledge/Taylor & Francis. Copy-editing. Promotional Screen Industries, Paul Grainge and Catherine Johnson, Routledge/Taylor & Francis. Copy-editing.

Public Sector/Academic:
PhD theses in business, history, nursing management and psychology. Copy-editing. Statistical report for the Institute of Public Health in Ireland, Dublin. Proofreading.

Community & Voluntary Sector:
Directory of Support Services, research proposals, submissions on White Papers, press releases, etc. for Care Alliance Ireland, Dublin. Copy-editing.