Gonzalo F. Gállego

Gonzalo F. Gállego


Email [email protected]​hoganlovells.com

Phone +34 91 349 82 81

Fax +34 91 349 82 01

LanguagesEnglish, Spanish

Practice groupIntellectual Property, Media, and Technology

"He has a wealth of experience in advising TMT clients on IT and software contracts, data protection, outsourcing, e-commerce, copyrights and licensing".

Chambers Europe

Recognised by clients (according to Legal 500) as "extremely savvy and pragmatic", Gonzalo F. Gállego is a partner in our Intellectual Property, Media and Technology practice and the Head of the Information Technology, Media and Data Protection practice in Hogan Lovells’ Madrid office.

Gonzalo F. is well-versed in Data Protection/Privacy, Cybersecurity, Outsourcing, IT law, copyright law and commercial IP. His market leading Data Protection/Privacy and Cybersecurity practice advises on security and data breaches, GDPR compliance, PIAs and DPIAs, data mining and Big Data, data governance plans, BCRs, international investigations/eDiscovery, cloud deals, investigations by data protection supervisors and litigation in this field.

Gonzalo also advises on 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 specialized publications and books on data protection and IT Law and is also a regular speaker in seminars and conferences on these matters. He has led the advice on some of the most sophisticated data protection and IT law matters in Spain, such as huge investigations of the Spanish Data Protection Agency (AEPD) (including litigating against the AEPD before the Courts), some of the biggest IT multijurisdictional Outsourcings executed in Spain as well as data breaches and drafting several laws regulating IT law, electronic signatures and privacy in the Dominican Republic.

Awards and recognitions


Band 1 for TMT: Data Protection
Chambers Europe


Band 1 for TMT - Information Technology
Chambers Europe


Ranked in Intellectual Property: Copyrights
Chambers Europe


Leading individual for Data Privacy and Data Protection
Legal 500 EMEA


Recommended for Data Privacy and Data Protection
Legal 500 EMEA


Recommended for TMT
Legal 500 EMEA


Ranked in TMT - Information Technology
Chambers Europe


Ranked in Intellectual Property: Copyrights
Chambers Global


Recommended Lawyer for Data (Telecoms & Media)
Who’s Who Legal


Recommended Lawyer for Data (Information Technology)
Who’s Who Legal


Acritas Star for Data Protection
Acritas Stars Independently Rated Lawyers


Recommended Lawyer for Information Technology
Expert Guides

Education and admissions


Law Degree, Universidad de Navarra

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

Phd studies on Law, Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Representative experience

A top tier US pharmaceutical company on the implementation of the GDPR and the Spanish GDPR “implementation” law (LOPDyGDD) in Spain.

US leader in the insurance industry in a personal data breach covering Spain, UK, Belgium, Switzerland, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, KSA, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand.

A leading online retailer on all aspects relating to the development of its e-commerce platforms in Spain.

Adivisng Fomento de Construcciones y Contratas on four major multijurisdictional IT and telecoms Outsourcings covering the externalization of all FCC's IT and communications infrastructures worldwide

A top tier in the Internet industry, in four global data breaches several countries worldwide, including all the EEA countries and Switzerland.

A leading air traffic services provider on a complex project covering a significant number of software licenses over an IT platform for air traffic control.

A group of 28 telecommunications operators on the structuring, drafting and negotiation of IT outsourcing for the provision of all necessary services for number portability in Spain.

Carrying out dozens of GDPR data protection impact assessment for several clients.

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