Data Protection

Boutique Practice Area

Clerkin Lynch LLP has extensive experience advising clients on data protection issues and dealing with the Data Protection Commissioner. Following the introduction of Regulation (EU) 2016/679, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) a range of new data protection requirements and potential risks is applicable upon businesses and those controlling or processing personal data. Clerkin Lynch LLP acts not only for businesses in relation to their own data protection policies and obligations but also acts for individuals who believe that their rights have been infringed as a result of a data breach or other related matters.


Recent Publications


Legal Updates


DPC Focus on Clubs


Meta Ban


GDPR Decision may facilitate EU-US Data Transfers


Further GDPR Fines for Meta


ECJ Rules Publication of Beneficial Owner


Article 60 submissions by the Irish DPC


Record Fine for Meta


Recent ECJ Decision on cross border data processing – Potential for multiple exposures


GDPR and Data Breach Notifications – Updated Guidance


Data Protection and GDPR New Standard Contractual Clauses


GDPR Fine of €17 million for META


GDPR and the Funds Industry


GDPR article – data access requests


GDPR- Largest Ever Fine Issued


EU-US Data Privacy Framework




. GDPR Presentation

Niall Clerkin

Founding Partner

Niall Clerkin is a founding partner of Clerkin Lynch LLP. Niall trained and worked as a qualified solicitor for two of Dublin’s leading law firms, primarily practising in the area of banking and financial services law. Niall established Clerkin Lynch LLP with Kevin Lynch in 2008. Since establishing the firm he has substantially expanded his practice areas and brings years of specialist expertise to the areas of commercial litigation, financial services law and commercial property law.

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