Eduardo Ustaran is head of our Privacy
and Information Law Group and an internationally recognised
expert in privacy and data protection law.
A dually qualified English Solicitor and Spanish Abogado,
Eduardo specialises in the legal issues that derive from the use of
information technology and the Internet.
Eduardo advises on the impact of EU data protection and
e-commerce law on the operational activities of all types of
organisations, including FTSE 100 companies and public sector
bodies. He advises a number of international clients on the
adoption of global privacy strategies.
Eduardo regularly manages teams of lawyers across many
jurisdictions and has assisted data protection regulators from
different countries to align their positions and interpretation of
the law. Named by Revolution magazine as one of the 40 most
influential people in the growth of the digital sector in the UK,
Eduardo is also ranked as a Leading Individual for data protection
by Chambers UK, by Legal 500 and in a
Eduardo advises clients in the energy,
life sciences, media & entertainment, public sector, retail
and technology & communications
Eduardo has been appointed to the
Board of Directors of the International Association of Privacy
Professionals. He is also the editor of Data Protection Law
& Policy and a member of the Panel of Experts of DataGuidance.
Eduardo is the editor of European Privacy: Law and Practice
for Data Protection Professionals (IAPP, 2011), co-author of
E-Privacy and Online Data Protection (Tottel Publishing, 2007) and
of the Law Society’s Data Protection Handbook (2004). Eduardo is a
regular contributor to our Privacy & Information Law
blog and has taken part in many international speaking
Eduardo regularly lectures at the
University of Cambridge as part of its Masters of Bioscience
Enterprise on data protection law.
Eduardo speaks Spanish.