Expertise

Technology Law

Our Technology team are the ‘go to’ lawyers for multinational technology companies. This is reflective of our position as Ireland’s leading technology and data protection law firm. Our lawyers provide cutting edge advice on a range of complex legal matters to the world’s leading tech and data driven companies.

We regularly advise social media and search organisations along with high potential startups and entrepreneurs. From first round funding to strategic outsourcing partnerships, intellectual property management or global privacy structures, we give the smart advice our clients need.

Our technology law team advises leading technology companies including Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Adobe, Qualtrics and Verizon Media who come to us to steer them through new and sometimes unforeseen legal circumstances.

 

Our experience includes advising on such issues as:

Information technology and intellectual property

  • Cloud computing and data hosting

  • Outsourcing and shared services

  • Intellectual property and licensing

  • Service level agreements

  • Privacy and data protection

  • Data protection policies

  • Data breach incidents

  • Global privacy structures

  • Data transfer agreements

Internet and social media

  • T&Cs of website use and online sales

  • Product licensing

  • Website disclaimers

Recommendations

Chambers & Partners 2019

The team has “a lot of experience” and can “anticipate” issues.

“The lawyers understand the issues and the pressures, are quite personable and are readily available at short notice”.

Legal 500, 2019

The team has “incomparable commercial acumen” and provides “excellent, practical, business-savvy advice”.

Recent Work

  • Acting for Facebook in the High Court action brought by the Irish Data Protection Commissioner, DPC v Facebook and Schrems

  • Advising Verizon Media on a range of complex privacy and technology law matters, including its acquisition of the Yahoo! brand

  • Advising blue chip technology companies on privacy law and commercial contracts issues

  • LinkedIn

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