David Amado

David Amado

Mexico City

Email david.amado@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +52 55 5091 0164

Fax +52 55 5091 0123

Practice groupGlobal Regulatory

David Amado is a professional with legal experience in areas relevant not only in Mexico but around the world, including information technology, telecommunications, privacy, data protection, and e-commerce.

One of his main strengths is turning complex challenges into practical and effective solutions that allow clients to deal with problems in the best possible way. He also creates and develops strategies, anticipates conflicts and legal risks, and confronts any situation by understanding the clients' needs and never losing the perspective of the business.

David earned his law degree cum laude from Universidad Panamericana in 2018, where he was ranked among the top of his class and earned the highest recognition obtainable for his degree level.

Currently, he is part of the faculty of the Universidad Panamericana, where he teaches human rights, constitutional law, and civil law.

Before joining Hogan Lovells, David focused his practice on corporate, commercial, regulatory, contractual, and foreign commerce matters at another prominent Mexican law firm.

Education and admissions


Law Degree, Universidad Panamericana, cum laude, 2018

Bar admissions and qualifications


Representative experience

Adviser to different concessionaires and authorized parties on telecommunications issues, including regulatory and contractual compliance.

Adviser of different technological companies including Microsoft, Facebook, Go Go, Ebay, and Netflix in the impact of regulatory matters and data protection in Mexico.

Advised Disney Mexico in different matters regarding telecommunications and broadcasting, including the launching of Radio Disney in Mexico and the homologation of different game consoles.

Drafted the privacy policy and the terms and conditions for a civil association that launched their social network through a mobile application.

Represented a leader company in Mexico in a verification procedure and imposition of sanctions before the Mexican data protection authority.

Advised Ancestry regarding the legal implications of collecting and processing sensitive personal data, in order to know the ancestry of a person through DNA analysis.

Participated in the telecommunications regulator's external auditor team verifying the compliance of the asymmetric obligations imposed to the preponderant agent.

Provided assistance to a participant in the "IFT-4" bidding made by the Federal Telecommunications Institute for the commercial use and exploitation of the radio electric spectrum.

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