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Eduardo Ustaran

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 Computerworld survey.

Eduardo advises clients in the energy, life sciences, media & entertainment, public sector, retail and technology & communications sectors.

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 engagements.

Eduardo regularly lectures at the University of Cambridge as part of its Masters of Bioscience Enterprise on data protection law.

Eduardo speaks Spanish.

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