Rachel Hayes

Partner

Rachel is a Partner in our Technology group and is a member of the firm’s Technology, Data & Communications and Sports & Entertainment sectors.

Rachel Hayes

Rachel specialises in privacy & data protection matters, and by extension, the ever-evolving areas of cybersecurity, AI, data and content regulation.

Rachel works closely with indigenous and multinational clients on all matters concerning data protection & privacy. Her extensive experience ranges from advising on global projects, complex data transfers, personal data breaches / cyber incidents & reputation management, regulatory investigations, individual complaints/rights requests, data subject claims/privacy litigation and general compliance matters. She is also focused on the growing video games industry within Ireland.

Rachel regularly speaks at events and provides training on her practice areas.

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May 2024
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Jan 2024
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Dec 2023
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Dec 2023
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Nov 2023
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Nov 2023
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Oct 2023
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