We work with our clients to develop and enhance their business, and our collaborative approach sets us apart.

A completely paperless service, with online access to case files any where, any time.

Clear insight into the time spent dealing with your case is available online.

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Kate specialises in intellectual property, data protection, commercial and litigation work and insurance. For almost 20 years, she has worked in large international law firms, most recently leading the intellectual property and data protection groups of a top international law firm. Kate founded Colleary & Co to provide clients with expert legal advice and a world class service.

Kate is regularly asked to speak on IP, technology and data protection issues and to comment in the media. She runs monthly master classes in data protection and lectures in IP, technology and data protection law. She was one of only three Irish lawyers nominated for a Women in Law 2015 award by the UK’s Lawyer Magazine.


Kate is the Irish Country Leader of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).


  • LL.B. in Law, Trinity College Dublin

  • Certificate in IT law

  • Diploma in Arbitration

  • Certificate in Trade Mark law

  • Registered Trade Mark agent

  • Consultant to the Law Society of Ireland

  • IAPP, CIPP/E certified Data Protection Professional

“...a consummate professional”  “technically outstanding”   - Legal 500

"...has a great balance of legal expertise and commercial understanding” - Chambers Europe

"...recommended by clients for her "quick responses" & ability "to focus on the key issues" 

     - Chambers Europe 2015

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Jane Susan qualified in 2013. She is an LLM IP & IT graduate from University College Dublin and a qualified Irish Trade Mark Attorney. She has also been admitted to the English and Welsh roll of solicitors.


Jane lectures on the Law Society Trade Mark Certificate Course. She is an active member of the Law Society Technology Law Committee. Jane has co-written a number of articles including on website blocking injunctions and on the plain packaging tobacco bill published by WTMR.


Jane practices in the commercial field with a strong emphasis on Intellectual Property, Data Protection and Information Technology. Since Jane commenced working in Colleary and Co in 2016, she has advised clients in relation to commercial contracts and complex IP arrangements. She has extensive experience in undertaking data protection gap assessments for clients and drafting data protection policies, procedures and protocols for clients. She has helped many of our healthcare clients create and manage their privacy programmes.