Clio Powers Ireland’s Leading Boutique IP and Data-Protection Firm

Print This Post

20 March 2017

ClioColleary & Co, established in 2015, help some of the world’s largest companies and most promising technology startups protect their intellectual property.

Clio, the world’s leading cloud-based practice management solution for law firms, provided today details of one of their pioneering Irish firms which uses Clio to help clients protect their intellectual property and to provide data protection advice to some of the world’s biggest companies.

With the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) due to come into force in 2018, companies are scrambling to be compliant. And with Ireland host to the European head offices of most of the world’s largest technology companies, many have turned to Kate Colleary of Colleary & Co for counsel.

Kate has over twenty years experience in some of Ireland’s largest firms but decided to open a new practice in 2015 in order to provide a more specialised, boutique service with the help of Clio. Her story is available as a free download launched today by Clio.

Derek Fitzpatrick, General Manager for Clio EMEA, added: “Clio is perfect for firms like Colleary & Co, allowing specialised practitioners to manage all aspects of their firm and then scale up quickly when adding new employees. We’re delighted Kate has chosen to share her story with us.”

Kate said that “As Colleary & Co grows, Clio grows with it, seamlessly. As a specialist practice, we are always looking to hire the best lawyers in our areas of expertise – IP, data protection and litigation. Now, not even two years after opening our doors, we are proud to welcome some of Ireland’s most experienced lawyers in this area as consultants to the firm. We are constantly growing and evolving – and Clio helps us to continue do that with minimum fuss.”

Read Kate’s story and see how she’s used Clio to run her cloud-based paperless office at

Associate News is provided by Legal Futures Associates.
Find out about becoming an Associate


Legal Futures Blog

‘No, minister – CMCs are not the answer to your problem’

Qamar Anwar 2

Last month, MPs on the justice select committee asked minister Lord Keen what would happen when the government went ahead with its plan to raise the small claims limit for personal injury claims (from £1,000 to £5,000 for road traffic related claims and to £2,000 for everything else). As it is a jurisdiction in which lawyers do not generally operate – because legal costs are not recoverable – who might help claimants navigate what can still be a complex process? His answer, surprisingly, was claims management companies.

February 22nd, 2018