L.K. Shields, Solicitors is a commercial law firm located in Dublin, Ireland.   We provide a comprehensive range of legal services to Irish and international clients across all sectors of business and industry.

Our Intellectual Property, Information Technology and eCommerce departments provide expert legal advice on the challenges and risks associated with doing business on the Internet.  Successful eCommerce ventures in the global market-place often have many facets, which may require the knowledge and experience of legal experts from varied practice areas.  When necessary, we utilize the expertise of specialists from our other practice groups such as financial services, corporate finance, employment and mergers and acquisitions.

Our Intellectual Property, Information Technology and eCommerce departments provide advice in relation to:


·        B2B and B2C enterprises

·        Electronic procurement

·        Electronic retailing

·        Electronic banking

·        Designing and hosting websites

·        Website terms and conditions

·        Formation and conclusion of electronic contacts

·        Internet service providers

·        Liability for content on the Internet

·        Project financing

·        Investing in Internet and information technology ventures

·        Copyright and related rights in the information society

·        Trade marks and trade mark infringement on the Internet

·        Domain name registration and protection

·        All aspects of digital media and content protection

·        Exploitation and protection of intellectual property works on the Internet

·        Database and software protection

·        Digital signatures, encryption and security issues

·        Data protection and privacy issues in electronic environments

·        Technology contracts

·        Contentious issues in relation to the Internet and eCommerce

·        Employer’s Internet and email policies


In an ever mutating electronic market-place L.K. Shields, Solicitors supply creative, timely and cost-effective legal solutions.




Patricia McGovern

Tel.  (353) 1 661 0866

Email: pmcgovern@lkshields.ie


Conor Mullany

Tel. (353) 1 661 0866

Email: cmullany@lkshields.ie