Leading Privacy and Data Protection Lawyer Eduardo Ustaran joins Hogan Lovells
04 June 2014
LONDON – 4 JUNE 2014 – Leading privacy and data protection lawyer Eduardo Ustaran joins Hogan Lovells as a partner today, 4 June. He will lead the European team of the firm's global Privacy and Information Management practice.
Eduardo is highly ranked in the Chambers and Legal 500 directories and is recognised as a leading practitioner. He will be based in the London office and manage the firm's European capability in this area. He has many years' experience in privacy and data protection law and advises clients from across a range of sectors, including energy, life sciences, media and entertainment, public sector, retail and technology and communications.
Commenting on Eduardo's arrival, Christopher Wolf, global Co-Head of Hogan Lovells Privacy and Information Management practice, said:
"We already have a strong privacy team in the US, London and in continental Europe, handling U.S., UK and multi-jurisdictional data protection projects. Eduardo will significantly boost our capabilities in this area. In particular, Eduardo has a highly-regarded track record in advising on complex and business-critical data protection issues, including his involvement in the development of the future EU data protection framework through his advisory role to the UK Ministry of Justice."
Eduardo added: "There has been significant growth and specialisation in data protection and privacy in the EU and globally. I am delighted to be joining one of the largest, most experienced and most global data privacy and information management practices in the world."
Hogan Lovells' experienced Privacy and Information Management practices spans the U.S., Europe and Asia. The team assists clients with all of their compliance challenges, including creating international transfer agreements and drafting policies and contracts. The team was recognized by Chambers Global 2013 as a Band 1 Global Privacy and Data Protection Practice.
Further information about the team can be found here: http://www.hoganlovells.com/privacy-data--protection/