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ByrneWallace LLP


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What the team is known for

Advises on M&A transactions in the technology sector. Acts for tech startups looking to attract finance for the development of innovative products. Capable of handling a broad spectrum of commercial technology matters such as software licensing or Software as a Service agreements. Also handles data protection matters. Client list includes technology and financial services companies and public sector bodies.


Interviewees praise the lawyers' handling of data protection mandates.

Work highlights

Assisted the shareholders of PrecisionBiotics with various data protection topics arising from the company's acquisition by Danish biotechnology group Novozymes.

Notable practitioners

Darren Daly heads the firm's technology group and is a key contact for clients.

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Regarded as one of Ireland’s premier technology law firms, ByrneWallace advises a wide spectrum of Irish and international tech companies, across all stages of their development - from start-ups to mid-cap and scaling companies, right through to large domestic and multinational organisations.

The firm provides legal advice on a range of corporate matters and has specialist expertise advising on fundraising, data protection, IP and brand protection (contentious and non-contentious), cybersecurity & data privacy, online trading, web development and operational issues, software licensing (entreprise and SaaS licensing), electronic payments and fintech.

As one of the leading advisers on data protection, we are the first large Irish law firm certified with the ISO 27001 information security standard. This provides us with a unique understanding of the challenges organisations face in relation to data security and cybercrime.

The team are also recognised as one of Ireland’s top legal advisers on equity funding transactions in the tech and med tech sectors during 2015.


Daly, Darren (Head of Department)

Brennan, Feargal

Gavin, Brendan

Gavin, Joseph

Legorburu, Jon

Smyth, Anthony






ByrneWallace LLP


88 Harcourt Street


County Dublin



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