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Shannon is a solicitor in ALG’s Technology Group and holds an honours degree in Law and Political Science (LL.B. Pol. Sc.) from Trinity College Dublin.

Since joining the team, she has assisted in advising domestic and international clients on a wide range of matters including data breach response, privacy, data protection and information technology matters.

Shannon has over a year's experience on secondment with the Data Protection team of a leading, multinational technology company, where she specialised in data/cyber incident response, international data transfers, and data processing compliance.


The Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) released its 148-page annual report on 29 May 2024 (the Annual Report), highlighting the scope of work and enforcement activities undertaken by the DPC throughout 2023. A full copy of the report is available here.

In this series of articles we decode the report – providing an insight into the key points of focus, emerging themes and potential areas of future regulatory developments. 

This Article will aim to provide an overview of what we have learned in respect of data breach notifications from this year’s Annual Report, and what future

Continue Reading Decoding the Data Protection Commission’s 2023 Annual Report – Part 1: Data Breaches