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  • Acted for a State institution in a landmark Commercial Court procurement matter. This was the first case to come before the Irish courts pursuant to Reg. 32 of S.I. no. 284 of 2016, European Union (Award of Public Authority Contracts) Regulations, 2016 
  • Secured one of the first data protection related injunctions in this jurisdiction, as a result ofunlawful processing of child data by multinational corporation, eBay. Read more
  • Advised an international aviation company on a cyber-attack which affected up to 30,000 data records and liaised with the Data Protection Commission on the resolution of same 
  • Involved in a High Court decision relating to a provision in the MIBI Agreement (which deals with uninsured drivers in accident cases) and as to whether such a provision is governed by and was in accordance with EU Law
  • Successfully defended an enforcement action by the Data Protection Commission against our client, a national clothes retailer, for alleged breaches of the ePrivacy Regulations.
  • Resolved an extremely complicated claim that involved a medical negligence component insofar as a cannula had been retained in the plaintiff’s arm following a surgical procedure which resulted in physical and psychological sequelae arising
  • Successfully resolved a cyber claim in which €300,000 was misappropriated by an Eastern European cybercriminal from an Irish firm of solicitors. The potential liability of the bank which facilitated the transaction was explored as well as the scope for holding the external IT contractors responsible for the loss. Through swift intervention, it proved possible to have the funds frozen in the Latvian bank and, with the assistance of a local firm of solicitors, the funds were successfully recovered in full following a court action, leaving the firm at no loss. 
  • Advised insurance company in a complex indemnity investigation arising from a notification by its policyholder of hundreds of claims arising from the sale of a large quantity of defective semen straws.