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A&L Goodbody has been handling major outsourcing projects for clients such as Bank of Ireland and CIE; the firm’s new San Francisco office is a source of mandates. Key contacts include practice head John Whelan and Mark Rasdale, who is ‘excellent at finding effective solutions to challenging issues’.

Arthur Cox excels at data protection work, with Colin Rooney giving advice that is ‘always clear and business focused’. John Menton specialises in tech sector transactions and has been handling matters for Openet Telecom. Rob Corbet heads the practice.

Mason Hayes & Curran has been representing Facebook in the ongoing Schrems litigation relating to data transfer from Ireland to the US; its client roster also includes LinkedIn and Adobe. Practice head Philip Nolan has ‘unparalleled practical experience in data protection and privacy matters’.

Matheson shows ‘good knowledge of the IT industry in Ireland’, and routinely handles technology contracts for end users and suppliers. Andreas Carneycombines knowledge and gravitas’. The team is now led by Anne-Marie Bohan after John O’Connor moved to William Fry.

McCann FitzGerald ably handles ‘complex business issues in the IT, services and outsourcing space’ for clients such as BWG Foods and Irish Water. Practice head Paul Lavery has ‘an in-depth knowledge in the area of data protection’, and Annette Hogan has ‘excellent drafting skills’.

David Cullen heads the ‘vibrant’ practice at William Fry, which hired John O’Connor from Matheson and promoted John Magee to the partnership. The ‘sharp and incisiveLeo Moore advised Littlewoods Ireland on an investigation by the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner relating to e-marketing offences.

The ‘very speedy and responsiveMaureen Daly at Beauchamps Solicitors recently advised Michelin Travel Partner on an e-commerce project. Recent work also includes data protection mandates.

Eugene F. Collins’ team advises clients on data protection and technology procurement. Managing partner David Hackett heads the practice.

Marie McGinley now heads the practice at Eversheds Sutherland, having joined from A&L Goodbody; McGinley and Tony McGovern assisted MoneyMate with its new fund data utility.

Philip Lee’s practice head Anne Bateman is recommended for IT, data protection and social media work.

ByrneWallace has been active in the M&A and equity investment space for clients such as Teamer and Showtime Analytics. Darren Daly heads the practice.

At Ronan Daly Jermyn, Diarmaid Gavin and Gillian Keating focus on corporate transactions in the IT sector.

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