Matheson Announces Key Tech and Innovation Appointments

The summer was a busy period for the technology and innovation group at leading Irish law firm, Matheson with the announcement of two key appointments.

Deirdre Kilroy has joined the firm as a Partner and Head of Intellectual Property while Chris Bollard joined as a Partner and will support the firm’s new San Francisco office together with West Coast Head Partner, Mark O’Sullivan.

With over 20 years’ experience, Deirdre is recognised as one of Ireland’s leading intellectual property law, technology and data privacy specialists and will head up the area of intellectual property law for Matheson. Deirdre joins Matheson after 12 years as Head of Technology and Intellectual Property with LK Shields. She is on the Intellectual Law and Data Privacy Committee of the Law Society of Ireland. Chris is a recognised expert in data protection and privacy, IT law, e-commerce and intellectual property law. He holds an LLM in Law, Science and Technology from Stanford University Law School and speaks regularly on data protection issues.  Chris joins Matheson after eight years at Arthur Cox.

Both Deirdre and Chris joined Matheson in August and will be based in the firm’s Dublin office.  Pictured above are (l-r) Chris Bollard, Partner; Anne-Marie Bohan, Head of Group; Deirdre Kilroy, Partner.

Article Published: 22/09/2017