McCann FitzGerald is one of Ireland’s largest law firms.
Our E-commerce & Information Technology Group, headed by William Earley, advises on a broad range of areas relating to information and communications technology including contentious and non-contentious issues.
The group was retained by the Institute of International Trade of Ireland to produce the report “E-commerce Legislation: Facilitating Requirements for Export Expansion”. This significant report recommended areas for review to ensure a clear, certain and secure environment for the on-going development of e-business in this country. Paul Lavery, one of the partners in the Group, is a leading expert in the area of data protection and confidential disclosure generally.
The Group includes several lawyers from within the different departments of the firm and includes specialists in intellectual property and EU law. The expertise of the Group includes advising in relation to the following:
* contracting on-line
* IT contracts generally
* on-line advertising/marketing/promotions
* internet liability
* electronic records
* distance selling and consumer protection
* electronic payments systems
* banking and financial services
* intellectual property