Gonzalo F. Gállego

Gonzalo F. Gállego

Partner, Madrid

Email gonzalo.gallego@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +34 91 349 82 00

Fax +34 91 349 82 01

LanguagesEnglish, Spanish

Practice groupIntellectual Property

"He is a real pleasure to work with and is also extremely responsive".

Chambers Europe 2017

Recognised by clients (according to Legal 500, 2017) as "extremely savvy and pragmatic", Gonzalo Gállego is a partner in our Intellectual Property, Media and Technology practice. He is well-versed in Data Protection/Privacy, Cybersecurity, Outsourcing, IT law, copyright law and commercial IP. Gonzalo advises on data protection and privacy, Outsourcing transactions; IT and software contracts; electronic signatures; telecoms; copyright licensing and distribution (audiovisual works, music, videogames, etc.); e-commerce; domain names and legal issues related to the Internet, personality rights and advertising.

He makes regular contributions to specialised publications and books on IT Law and is also a regular speaker in seminars and conferences on IT Law matters. He has led the advice on some of the most sophisticated IT law matters in Spain, such as huge investigations of the Spanish Data Protection Agency (including litigating against the Agency before the Courts), some of the biggest IT multijurisdictional Outsourcings executed in Spain and the drafting of seven laws regulating IT law, electronic signatures and privacy in the Dominican Republic.

Awards and recognitions

2017

Band 1 for TMT - Information Technology
Chambers Europe

2017

Recommended Lawyer for Information Technology Law
Best Lawyers

2014

Recommended Lawyer for Privacy & Data Protection Law
Best Lawyers

2015

40 Under Forty 2015 Award
Iberian Lawyer

2014

Lawyer of the Year 2014 for Information Technology Law-Spain
Best Lawyers

2014

Best Lawyer for IP/Copyright
ILO Client Choice Awards

2018

Ranked in Copyrights
Chambers Europe

2018

Band 1 for TMT - Information Technology
Chambers Europe

Education and admissions

Education

Law Degree, Universidad de Navarra

LLM of IT Law (Awarded Special Graduation Price), Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Phd studies on Law

Related Knowledge

Internet of Things

Representative experience

Advised on the constitution of a mechanism to monitor actions of applicants of a certain product, based on the processing of personal data.

Advised an insurance company on all data protection and regulatory issues arising from their IT systems outsourcing to a foreign country

Advised a british Bank on the launch of its mobile e-payment platform in Spain and on the validation of a procedure for commercial communications from a data protection perspective.

Analysis of the impact of the RGDP adapted for a french banking group considering the specific aspects of the RGDP that affect its operations and advising on adequate compliance strategies in this regard.

One of the largest US banking groups on data protection aspects concerning a new product based on prepaid cards.

Analysis and implementation of all Data Protection aspects in its Tele-underwriting system.

Advised a significant listed company on data protection aspects concerning inspection procedures.

Advising an electronic commerce in all data protection aspects concerning e-commerce activities in Spain

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