Year: 2020


Irish DPC fines Twitter €450,000 for data breach

22 December, 2020

On 15th December 2020, the Irish Data Protection Commission (the “DPC”) announced its decision to impose an administrative fine of €450,000 on Twitter International Company (“Twitter”) following an investigation into a personal data breach reported by Twitter, under the self-reporting obligations of General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (“GDPR”).  The breach arose as a result […]

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Flynn O’Driscoll has announced the appointment of four new partners.​

21 December, 2020

Pictured are: John Troute, Partner (top left), Declan Cunningham, Partner (top right), Cian O’Leary , Partner (bottom left), and Claire McDermott, Partner (bottom right) Flynn O’Driscoll has announced the appointment of four new partners. The new partners are in the firm’s Dublin, and Galway offices and cover a range of practice areas including aviation/asset finance, corporate, commercial and employment. […]

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The Norwegian Examinership and what it means for the company’s creditors

18 December, 2020

On Monday, 7 December, the Irish High Court affirmed the appointment of an examiner, Kieran Wallace of KPMG, to a number of companies in the Norwegian Air Group  (“Norwegian”) as well as the Oslo based parent company of the group, Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA (“NAS”).  The appointment of the examiner will provide Norwegian with critical protection from its […]

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Flynn O’Driscoll Appoints Employment Partner, Caoimhe Heery

17 December, 2020

Pictured are: Caoimhe Heery, Partner, and James Duggan, Managing Partner. Flynn O’Driscoll is delighted to announce the appointment of Caoimhe Heery as the newest Employment Partner based in our Galway Office.Caoimhe has over 15 years of employment and litigation legal experience in Ireland and the UK having trained and worked in a trade union law […]

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Flynn O’Driscoll has acquired the Litigation practice of O’Callaghan Legal.

13 November, 2020

We are delighted to announce that Flynn O’Driscoll Business Lawyers has acquired the litigation practice of O’Callaghan Legal. The litigation practice of O’Callaghan Legal has been acquired by Flynn O’Driscoll. The litigation clients transferring to Flynn O’Driscoll will continue to be advised by Maurice O’Callaghan, who has joined Flynn O’Driscoll as Consultant, and Billy Brick, […]

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