Dr Nóra Ní Loideáin

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Dr Nóra Ní Loideáin
B.A., LL.B., LL.M. (Hons) (National University of Ireland, Galway); Ph.D. (Cantab)
Lecturer in Law and Director of Information Law and Policy Centre
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies 17 Russell Square London WC1B 5DR
020 7862 5807
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Nóra’s research interests focus on governance, human rights, and technology, particularly in the fields of digital privacy, data protection, and state surveillance. Her Ph.D. examined the influence of the right to respect for private life on the EU Data Retention Directive which mandated the mass retention of EU citizens’ communications metadata for national security and law enforcement purposes. This doctoral research is the focus on her forthcoming monograph - Data Privacy, Serious Crime, and EU Policy-Making (Oxford University Press).

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29-Nov-2018 A Bridge too Far? The Investigatory Powers Act 2016 and Human Rights Law”

Edited Book

in L. Edwards (ed), Law, Policy and the Internet (2nd ed., London: Hart, 2018) (forthcoming)

01-Feb-2018 An Unstoppable Force and an Immoveable Object? EU Data Protection Law and National Surveillance

Journal articles

 (2018) 8(1) International Data Privacy Law 1 (with C.Kuner, O.Lynskey, C.Millard, F.Cate & D.Svantesson)

01-Jan-2018 Children and Digital Rights


 (2018) 23(1) Communications Law 1 (with P.Wragg)

01-Nov-2017 Cape Town as a Smart and Safe City: Implications for Governance and Data Privacy (2017) 7(4) International Data Privacy Law 314

Journal articles

(2017) 7(4) International Data Privacy Law 314

01-Sep-2017 Review of R. Jay, Guide to the General Data Protection Regulation


(London: Sweet & Maxwell, 2017) (2017) 22(4) Communications Law 140

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