Dr Damian Clifford

Senior Lecturer
ANU College of Law

Areas of expertise

  • Law Not Elsewhere Classified 180199
  • Law Not Elsewhere Classified 180199

Research interests

Data Protection, Privacy, EU Law, Consumer Protection Law


Damian Clifford a postdoctoral research fellow at the Australian National University, College of Law and an associate researcher at Information Law and Policy Centre at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (University of London). His research focuses predominantly on data protection, privacy and the regulation of technology. He has previously been a visiting lecturer at the Dickson Poon School of Law, Kings College London (2018-2019), a sessional lecturer and honorary fellow at the Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne and a sessional lecturer at Swinburne University of Technology. Damian completed his PhD at the KU Leuven Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP) where he was a FWO Aspirant Fellow funded by Fonds Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek – Vlaanderen (FWO) from October 2015 to October 2019. Prior to his FWO fellowship, Damian worked on European Commission funded (FP7 and Horizon 2020) projects in the fields of inter alia Critical Infrastructure Protection, Public Sector Information re-use and Cloud Computing at CiTiP. During this period he split his time between institutions by also working for the University of Antwerp. Damian has published in various international journals and has presented at several international conferences with his work cited by Advocate General Maciej Szpunar in his opinion in the Planet 49 Case (Court of Justice of the European Union, Case C-673/17).


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