Deirdre Ryan | Brussels | Hogan Lovells

Deirdre Ryan

Associate Global Regulatory




Deirdre Ryan
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Deirdre Ryan advises clients on all areas of EU competition law, including abuse of dominance investigations, competition compliance, licensing agreements, and multi-jurisdictional mergers. Currently, her practice focuses on the regulation of digital technologies and the internet. 

Prior to joining Hogan Lovells, Deirdre worked at the European Commission, gaining experience in procedural rights for competition law. She also worked in an international law firm in Brussels, advising clients on competition law issues relating to intellectual property and technology. 

Representative experience

Acting for Google in its antitrust regulatory dialogue with the CMA and the ICO on Google's Privacy Sandbox proposals to remove third-party cookies on Chrome and develop privacy-centric alternatives.


  • Degree of Barrister-at-Law, The Honorable Society of King’s Inns, 2021
  • LL.M. in Law and Economics, EMLE Programme University of Hamburg, University of Ghent and Pompeu Fabra University Barcelona, 2019
  • LL.B. Law with German, Trinity College Dublin, 2018
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • Barrister, Republic of Ireland
  • Brussels (E-List)