McCann FitzGerald appoints Adam Finlay as head of technology and innovation

McCann FitzGerald appoints Adam Finlay as head of technology and innovation

Pictured: Adam Finlay.

McCann FitzGerald has appointed Adam Finlay as head of the firm’s technology and innovation group.

Mr Finlay succeeds Paul Lavery, who led the group since 2007 and will continue to practice as a partner in the group.

In his new role, Mr Finlay will focus on the continued expansion of the group in line with the pace of change in how businesses use technology and the continuous challenges and opportunities this presents.

Mr Finlay, a partner with the firm, advises on a wide range of data protection, information technology, intellectual property, cyber security and outsourcing issues. His clients include international and domestic market leaders, innovative disruptors and regulatory bodies.

He is also a registered trademark agent and acts as trusted advisor to clients on all aspects of data protection and e-privacy law and compliance strategies, with a particular focus on providing sector specific and commercial advice.

Stephen Holst, managing partner at McCann FitzGerald, said: “Our technology and innovation group has never been more relevant, as businesses continue to grapple with the risk and potential that comes with technological change.

“Adam is the natural successor to continue the great work led by Paul Lavery in ensuring that our firm is renowned as a trusted advisor for the most complex of legal matters concerning technology and change.

“Adam’s depth of experience is unparalleled, as is his unwavering commitment in supporting clients to navigate challenging circumstances and new legal requirements relating to technology and innovation.”

Mr Finlay added: “It’s a very exciting time to take on this new role amidst unprecedented levels of advancement in technology and increasing regulation of its use.

“It is crucial that we continue to apply our expertise and know-how to anticipate our clients’ needs for the most up-to-date specialist advice.

“I look forward to the challenge of leading and evolving our exceptional technology and innovation group to continue to support businesses with the most innovative of legal solutions.”

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