David Fagan

Business Legal

Irish Privacy Lawyer

About David Fagan

David Fagan is an Irish privacy lawyer.  Previously he was a partner in Eversheds, a large global law firm and headed the Irish data privacy unit. A number of years ago he set up own consultancy practice in conjunction with a number of other equally experienced lawyers and professionals.

Some of the matters that David has been involved in are:

  • Managing multi-jurisdictional privacy projects across Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
  • Co-ordinating compliance teams and operational teams to achieve multi-jurisdictional compliance, whilst meeting commercial goals.
  • Advising on the former Safe Harbor and Privacy Shield schemes, GDPR, ePrivacy and GDPR issues for non-EU companies, particulary in relation to BREXIT.
  • Dealing with transactional privacy work, access requests, due diligence etc.
  •  Dealing with Data Privacy issues and prosecutions in the Courts, and with the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC).
  • Advising on practical matters such as Privacy notices, storage issues, dealing with the DPC, transferring data to non EU servers, marketing restrictions and the entire range of non-contentious matters that arise in a Privacy compliance context.
  • Providing legal Opinions on whether or not a particular practice or method of operation is lawful from a Privacy law perspective.
  • Auditing businesses at their request to ascertain their Privacy Law and GDPR compliance.
  • Supporting and assisting business, public bodies, and other organisations to be as efficient and cost effective as is legally or commercially possible.

David is pleased to be a sounding board for organisations, and welcomes both legal and practical questions, and is happy to provide practical guidance and advice.