William McLoughlin BL
Protecting Your Rights
William McLoughlin BL has been providing personalized and timely counsel to the community since 2011. I know how complex and overwhelming the legal process can be. This is why my goal is to help you understand your rights and the issues affecting your case.
William McLoughlin BL works hard to protect your rights. But my job doesn’t stop there — I strive to make sure you understand the Irish legal process, every step of the way.
Cross qualified in law, business, finance, compliance, employment and planning, I draw on my years of experience to provide the best advice I can.
Feel free to contact me.
GDPR Challenge to Catholic Church
Judicial Review of Data Protection Commission's failure to investigate the Catholic Church
William McLoughlin BL represented Martin Meany in his challenge the DPC for failing to investigate various alleged GDPR breaches by the Irish Catholic Church.
If you may have been affected please email with no obligation to take any legal action.
Mass claims against EBS
Over 16,000 mortgage account holders affected
William McLoughlin BL represents numerous EBS clients were were mistakenly reported as being in arrears on their mortgage to the Irish Credit Bureau. This mistake meant that over 16,000 credit ratings were negatively affected resulting in untold damage to thousands of people (denied mortgages, denied credit, etc.).
If you may have been affected please call or email with no obligation to take any legal action.
Public Service Cards
Mass Claims against Department of Social Protection
William McLoughlin BL represents numerous citizens suing the Department of Social Protection for their illegal use of personal data in connection with the Public Service Cards.
These cases follow the publishing of a scathing report by the Data Protection Commission that found the Department was in breach of the then Data Protection Act 1988 & 2003.
If you have a PSC card and would like to join as a litigant, please call or email with no obligation to take any legal action.
Unique Judicial Review
Creative Solutions to difficult problems
When you’re not sure how to tackle a legal problem, you may need to look at it from a different angle. William McLoughlin BL can help you with creative problem solving solutions.
First-ever judicial review on a building's energy rating
Often complex legal problems can be broken-down into manageable steps, each one leading to your bespoke solution. A strong combination of high-level, critical thinking with attention to detail can help overcome what may at first seem insurmountable.
Credit Card Details compromised
Mass Ticketmaster claims over email sent to thousands of clients on 27 June 2018 stating they were subject to a data breach.
Sunday Times, Pavel Barter 15/12/19 (link)
Rejection of Settlement
Not settling for a lesser amount
William McLoughlin BL will not advise to settle a case unless is a fair offer. In this case, the court agreed it was worth more than what was offered.
Irish Times, Ray Managh, 10/12/19 (link)
Medicinal Cannabis License
First THC License for Chronic Pain
There was no process to apply for a Cannabis licience so William McLoughlin BL 'created' one and made it free online for anyone to use.
Irish Examiner, Joyce Fegan, 12/11/17 (link)
Irish Blood Bank
Ban on Gay men donating blood
Challenged the lifetime ban on gay men donating blood based on complex yet detailed interpretation of EU law incorporated into Irish Law.
Irish Times, Mary Carolan, 27/07/2015 (link)
Feel Free to Get in Touch
Please note that for certain legal work I would need to be instructed by a solicitor but feel free to contact me.