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Jeanne Kelly



+353 (85) 846 3955


Jeanne is one of the founding partners of our first international office in Dublin and has over 25 years’ experience including leading a commercial tech practice where she advised private and public sector clients on technology, intellectual property and data privacy law. She has led data protection compliance programmes for some of Ireland’s leading corporates, as well as for multinationals with Irish operations. She has extensive experience in large outsourcing projects, supply arrangements and intellectual asset management. She is also ranked as a leading individual in tech (legal 500 2024).

She regularly speaks at leading industry conferences in Ireland and overseas on GDPR, FDI, legal issues for start- up and scaling companies and data privacy. She is also an experienced media commentator on legal issues.

Jeanne was announced as 'Corporate Leader' of the Year at the Irish Women's Awards 2020.

Jeanne is the current President of the British Irish Chamber of Commerce.


Featured experience

Global luxury goods brand

Supporting global luxury goods brand on its brand strategy and rollout, as well as on enforcement issues. 

External counsel

External counsel for a Fortune 500 US Financial Services company, advising on data protection and foreign direct investment matters 

Advising international museums

Advising international museums on legal aspects of art curation, touring exhibitions and IT infrastructure procurement.

Advised on the establishment of EMEA operations 

Advised one of the world’s largest social media companies on the establishment of its EMEA operations