New Technology Partner at Mason Hayes & Curran
09 July 2019
L to R: Philip Nolan and John Farrell
John works closely with some of the world’s largest companies solving complex technology law issues and providing them with commercially focused solutions. He specialises in large scale technology projects, as well as providing strategic advice on privacy, e-commerce, blockchain, AI and connected devices.
Since joining, John has advised some of the leading global corporates across a wide variety of industries on the implementation of GDPR and the EU Digital Single Market reforms and on a number of key outsourcing arrangements.
Commenting on his appointment, Philip Nolan, Partner and Head of Technology, Media and Communications, said “I am pleased to announce John’s appointment. His deep expertise in large scale technology projects and privacy & data security law, and his well-established reputation as a practical, strategically-focused lawyer, perfectly complements our market-leading practices in these areas.”
John added “I am delighted to join the partnership. Technology law is a rapidly evolving area requiring practical and dynamic legal advice that can navigate organisations through unforeseen and rapidly changing circumstances, so I am pleased to continue my work with the ‘go to’ lawyers for international technology companies.”
John was previously a senior associate with Mason Hayes & Curran. He is also a lecturer for the Law Society of Ireland in the area of technology, privacy and commercial contracts.