Jeanne Kelly

Jeanne Kelly

About Jeanne Kelly

Jeanne is a partner in the Intellectual Property, Technology and Privacy law team at LK Shields. She advises public and private clients in relation to technology law, including data protection and GDPR preparedness.

Jeanne has had a market-leading commercial and technology practice for 20 years. She has led data protection compliance programmes for some of Ireland’s leading corporates as well as for multinationals with Irish operations. Jeanne and her team provide a practical, solution-driven approach to data protection issues, and she has been a thought leader on GDPR preparedness strategies for several years, including during the negotiation period of the Regulation.

Jeanne has deep experience in large outsourcing projects, supply arrangements and intellectual asset management.

Jeanne (along with fellow partner Peter Bolger) is the author of “Monitoring and Analysis of Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property Regimes and their use” based on a report produced for the European Commission (Story Publishers 2008). She is also the Irish contributor for Data Protection & Privacy – International Series, a multijurisdictional reference guide published by Thomson Reuters for companies, legal professionals and data protection officers, covering 46 major jurisdictions worldwide, now in its third edition.

Jeanne is a regular speaker at conferences in Ireland and abroad on GDPR, legal issues for start-up and scaling companies and data privacy generally. Previous speaking engagements include IBA, ABA, UCD, TCD and Law Society of Ireland (including teaching on its MOOC on Data Protection Law).

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