Philip NolanĀ is a partner in the commercial department of Mason Hayes & Curran in Dublin (Ireland). He studied at the University College (Dublin), De Paul University (Chicago), and the University of Oxford before joining Mason Hayes & Curran, where he completed his training. Mr. Nolan specializes in commercial law, communications and energy law, intellectual property law, and information technology law. He advises a range of both public and private clients and has developed a focused regulatory advisory practice, which includes public procurement law and data protection law.

At the Law School of the Law Society of Ireland, Mr. Nolan teaches information technology law, software licensing law, data protection law, and commercial law. He has also served as a member of the Editorial Board of the Gazette of the Law Society of Ireland and the Curriculum Development Unit of the Law Society of Ireland. Mr. Nolan is actively involved in a number of international organizations, including the Association Internationale des Jeunes Avocats (AIJA) and the International Technology Law Association. He previously served as President of the Technology, Media and Intellectual Property Commission of AIJA and was recently elected to AIJA’s Executive Committee.