Gonzalo F. Gállego | Madrid | Hogan Lovells

Gonzalo F. Gállego

Partner Intellectual Property, Media, and Technology


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Gonzalo F. Gállego
Gallego Gonzalo F
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Gonzalo Gállego and his team stand out for their prompt response and high academic content and knowledge of the topics. His friendliness and personal treatment make him and his team of absolute excellence.

Legal 500, 2022

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.

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"He has extensive knowledge of IP and technology. He is very pragmatic and solution-oriented"

Chambers Europe 2023

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.


  • 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


Leading Individual for TMT

Legal 500

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 Lawyer for Data (Telecoms & Media)

Who’s Who Legal

Recommended Lawyer for Data (Information Technology)

Who’s Who Legal

Recommended for TMT

Legal 500 EMEA

Ranked in Intellectual Property: Copyrights

Chambers Global

Acritas Star for Data Protection

Acritas Stars Independently Rated Lawyers

Recommended Lawyer for Information Technology

Expert Guides

Ranked in TMT - Information Technology

Chambers Europe