Siobhán O’Shea

Siobhán is an associate in the Technology Regulatory group in the London office. With experience in Ireland and the UK, Siobhán advises clients on a range of data protection, information technology, e-commerce and consumer protection issues under EU, Irish, and UK law.

Siobhán advises emerging and established companies in various sectors, including online retail, software and social media. Her practice covers advice on a variety of technology regulatory and policy issues and developments in the EU and the UK, including in relation to online advertising, data protection and consumer law, and the intersection between emerging regulation and privacy rules.

Siobhan’s pro bono work includes providing data protection advice to UK-based human rights charities, and supporting a non-profit organization in conducting legal research for strategic litigation.

On August 1, 2022, the CJEU issued its ruling in Case 184/20 (OT v Vyriausioji tarnybinės etikos komisija) following a referral from the Lithuanian Regional Administrative Court. In this ruling, the CJEU elected to interpret the GDPR very broadly in a judgment that is likely to have a significant impact for organisations processing