Leticia López-Lapuente > Uría Menéndez > Madrid, Spain > Lawyer Profile
Uría Menéndez Offices
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Leticia López-Lapuente joined Uría Menéndez in 2004 and she is partner of the firm since 2019. She heads the data protection and e-commerce area of the firm.
She has more than 15 years of experience advising companies in the technology sector and also to financial and industrial companies in matters specifically related to technology and protection of personal data.
She provides advice on commercial and regulatory aspects, including the preparation and negotiation of contracts (such as outsourcing, cloud computing or digitalization), advice on the protection of personal data and privacy including defense in proceedings before the Spanish Data Protection Agency, cybersecurity, mergers and acquisitions with technological components, consumer law and e-commerce, use of biometric technologies, artificial intelligence, big data, public procurement law, representation before Public Administrations, etc.
- Madrid Bar Association
- Spanish Association of Privacy Professionals
- Law Degree, Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Madrid, 2003
- Finance specialisation course, AB Freeman School of Business, Tulane University, New Orleans, 2003
- Degree in Business Administration, Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Madrid, 2004
Lawyer Rankings(Next Generation Partners)
The TMT practice at Uría Menéndez, forming part of the firm’s well-established digital law group, is highlighted for its ‘technical quality’, and has notable skills in a range of areas, including cybersecurity, IT, AI, big data and fintech. A renowned expert in the market, Pablo González-Espejo heads the department, closely supported by the ‘exceptional’ Leticia López-Lapuente, who garners praise for her ‘technical knowledge in IT’ and ‘ability to negotiate and find solutions and to coordinate complex projects’. Skilled litigator Borja Sainz de Aja and senior associate Reyes Bermejo Bosch, who focuses her practice on data protection, e-commerce and information technology, bring additional expertise to the team.
With offices across the Iberian Peninsula in Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Bilbao, Lisbon and Porto, the privacy and digital law group at Uría Menéndez leverages the strength of its network to advise major global corporates and financial institutions on a broad range of data protection and data privacy issues. Areas of strength include cybersecurity strategy, augmented reality and AI, data protection class actions, international transfers of personal data, risk assessments, global business policies and GDPR compliance matters. Headed by data privacy expert Leticia López-Lapuente in Madrid, the group represents household names Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft, Twitter, Instagram and Deliveroo, across the automotive, technology, e-commerce, banking and pharmaceuticals sectors. The team is supported by managing associate Reyes Bermejo Bosch.
- Industry focus: TMT - Spain
- Leading individuals - Spain > Data privacy and data protection
- Next Generation Partners - Spain > Industry focus: TMT
- Data privacy and data protection - Spain
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Banking and finance
- Capital markets: Debt
- Capital markets: Equity
- Commercial, corporate and M&A
- Dispute resolution
- EU and competition
- Industry focus: Food
- Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences
- Industry focus: Manufacturing
- Industry focus: Retail
- Industry focus: TMT
- Intellectual property: patents
- Private equity
- Public law
- Real estate and construction
- Restructuring and insolvency
- White-collar crime