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Oisín Tobin Appointed as Head of San Francisco Office

21 August 2017

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Oisín Tobin as a partner in our Technology team. Oisín also leads the firm’s newly opened San Francisco office, supporting the needs of the firm’s Irish and international clients.

Oisín has particular experience in formulating and implementing global privacy and data transfer strategies, advising on the development and rollout of innovative technologies and acting for businesses under investigation by European data protection authorities or engaged in privacy related litigation. Working between Dublin and San Francisco, he also counsels West Coast companies on their international expansion plans. He has a reputation as the go-to lawyer for commercially driven privacy and technology law advice in difficult cases and represents many of the internet’s best-known companies.

Pictured above (L to R) - Philip Nolan, Head of Technology and Oisín Tobin, newly appointed partner in our Technology team and Head of our San Francisco Office   

Commenting on the appointment of Oisín, Philip Nolan, Head of Technology at Mason Hayes & Curran, said, “We are delighted to announce Oisín’s appointment as a partner. He has quickly established himself as a leading technology lawyer who works collaboratively with clients, delivering advice that is not only commercial and strategically informed, but has also underpinned some of the most innovative technology products and services that have been launched in the EU in recent years.

Oisín added, “Working closely with clients provides unique insights into how their businesses work, and allows us to make practical contributions to each client’s objectives. I’m looking forward to further strengthening our team’s position as the leading technology, media and communications practice in the country, advising some of the world’s leading tech companies.

Oisín was previously a senior associate with the firm. 

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