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        Data Protection Actions

        The new 'Data Protection Actions' were introduced into Irish law by the Data Protection Act 2018 this past May.

        17 October 2018

        The Spencer Hotel
        Excise Walk, IFSC
        D01 X4C9

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        We will explore the questions arising from this new cause of action, the damages claims that may arise from such an action, and how our Irish clients can take steps to avoid the risks.

        8:30am - 9:00am - Registration
        9:00am - 11:00am - Seminar
        11:00am - 11:30am - Audience Q&A
        11:30 - 12:00 - Networking & refreshments

        • An Overview of Data Litigation in Ireland and the new Action - Paul Anthony McDermott, Senior Counsel
        • Compensation for Breach of Data Protection Rights - Eoin O'Dell, Associate Professor of Law, Trinity College Dublin
        • Data Litigation in the UK: A Comparison John Benjamin, Partner, DWF London

        Eimear Collins, Partner from the litigation department at DWF Dublin and Ellen Keane, from DWF Dublin's data team will deliver this panel. Some members of DWF Dublin's employment law team will also be available to answer queries, Partner Dermot Casserly, and Senior Associate Sinead Morgan.


        Eimear Collins - Partner

        John Benjamin - Partner, DWF, London

        Ellen Keane - Senior Associate, Head of Data, Ireland

        Eoin O'Dell - Associate Professor of Law, Trinity College Dublin

        Paul Anthony McDermott - Senior Counsel


        Meet the speakers

        Eimear Collins

        • Partner

        John Benjamin

        • Partner

        Ellen Keane

        • Senior Associate