Áine Quirke

Senior Associate

Áine is a Senior Associate in our Privacy and Data Security team.

As part of our market-leading Technology, Media and Communications practice, Áine works closely with some of the world’s leading tech companies on GDPR compliance including on the roll-out of innovative technologies, internal governance and user experience. She regularly counsels West Coast technology companies on their international expansion plans and privacy structure in Europe. 

Áine also has experience in contentious data protection-related litigation, take down requests and advising clients on regulatory investigations and enforcement actions taken by data protection authorities. In addition, Áine regularly helps clients navigate engagements with government agencies including law enforcement.

Áine is also qualified as an attorney-at-law in the US.


  • Data Protection and ePrivacy Law
  • Technology Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Regulatory Law 

Representative Matters

  • Advising domestic and international clients on their GDPR compliance programmes which includes ongoing product counselling, advising on user interface and data breach management.  
  • Advising Facebook, WhatsApp and other major technology clients on various regulatory investigations under the GDPR.
  • Áine advises both public and private companies on domestic and cross-border requests for customer information including lawful interception and MLATs.
  • LinkedIn

Areas of Expertise

Commercial Contracts & Sourcing General Data Protection Regulation Privacy & Data Security


The University of Chicago Law School, LL.M

The Honorable Society of the King’s Inns, BL

University College Dublin, BBL Int

DePaul College of Law, Chicago, BBL Int