John O'Flaherty

Senior Legal Advisor at Commission for Communications Regulation, Ireland


Senior Legal Advisor, Commissioners’ Office, Commission for Communications Regulation, Ireland

Policy Fellow, Centre for Science and Policy

John is the Senior Legal Advisor to the Commissioners’ Office in ComReg, having previously worked as a Legal Advisor in the Wholesale Division. In addition to his advisory work, he leads on legal policy development and legislative development (domestic and international), international legal issues and on all matters relating to information and data, including freedom of information, data protection, privacy and confidentiality. Prior to joining ComReg, John practised at the Bar in London and Dublin for 15 years, specialising in European, public, human rights, regulatory and competition law, and, before that, he worked as a consulting economist for a number of years in Dublin, Oxford and London.