We know this area of law, inside out.
Partners Anne Bateman, Sean McElligott, Damien Young and Eoghan Doyle are all exceptionally skilled and experienced in this area and through their dedication and determination they will ease you through the most complicated of issues.
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) came into direct legal effect in all EU member states, including Ireland, on 25 May 2018. We are leading experts in the area of data protection law. We have advised private and public sector companies on the full spectrum of data protection compliance and enforcement issues. We have also acted in many of the leading data protection cases to come before the Courts. Our data protection partners are CIPP/E certified (Certified International Privacy Professional – Europe).
We have advised the Data Protection Commissioner since 2002 on a range of data protection compliance and enforcement issues. We also advise many clients in the private and public sectors on data protection and privacy issues, as well as on freedom of information. The firm is also an advisor to the Office of the Information Commissioner.
Key areas where clients seek our advice
- Data Protection compliance and enforcement issues
- Privacy statements
- GDPR policies, practice, and procedures
- Data processing agreements
- Staff training
- Due diligence on corporate transactions
- ICT projects involving use of personal data
- Privacy impact assessments
- Related intellectual property issues
- Data outsourcing and data processing
- Large-scale transfers of data
- Electronic direct marketing rules
- Access to information, including via freedom of information
Philip Lee has a very experienced and knowledgeable team.
LEGAL 500, 2023
The team at Philip Lee brought a sense of ease and understanding to the complexities of Data Protection and quickly got to grasp with the impact that this may have on my business and its operating model.
LEGAL 500, 2021
News and insights
Key Contact: Sean McElligott - Partner | Anne Bateman - Partner On Tuesday, the European Parliament passed the Digital Services Act (DSA) and Digital Marketing Act (DMA) in what European Commissioner, Thierry Breton referred to as a “landslide vote”. Guided by the...
Artificial intelligence and the proposal for the use of facial recognition technology by the Gardaí?
Key Contact: Sean McElligott - Partner | Anne Bateman - Partner On 25 May 2022, Minister for Justice, Helen McEntee announced a proposal that would allow Gardaí to use facial recognition technology (FRT) when investigating criminal offences. The provision would...
Key Contact: Thomas O'Malley - Partner | John Somers - Senior associate The move towards e-conveyancing has encountered many obstacles in its path however the introduction of new regulations earlier this year has removed some of these. The 2022 Regulations are part...