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Eduardo is a partner at Field Fisher Waterhouse and the head of the Privacy and Information Law Group. He is a dually qualified English Solicitor and Spanish Abogado based inLondon and an internationally recognised expert in privacy and data protection law.
Eduardo specialises in the legal issues that derive from the use of information technology and the Internet. He has been named by Revolution magazine as one of the 40 most influential people in the growth of the digital sector in the UK and is ranked as a Leading Individual for data protection by Chambers UK as well as a world leading Internet and e-commerce lawyer by Who’s Who Legal.
Eduardo advises on the impact of EU data protection and e-commerce law on the operational activities of all types of organisations, including FTSE 100 companies and public sector bodies. He advises a number of international clients on the adoption of global privacy strategies. Eduardo regularly manages teams of lawyers across many jurisdictions and has assisted data protection regulators from different countries to align their positions and interpretation of the law.
Eduardo has experience of drafting and negotiating data protection Binding Corporate Rules, including advising on the requirements to achieve BCR-status and working with a number of European data protection authorities in this area. He also advises on the privacy aspects of offshore outsourcing, direct marketing, behavioural targeting, biometric data, whistleblowing and data retention obligations.
Eduardo is member of the Board of Directors of the IAPP, Co-chairman of KnowledgeNet London and the editor of Data Protection Law & Policy. Eduardo is executive editor of European Privacy: Law and Practice for Data Protection Professionals (IAPP, 2011), and co-author of E-Privacy and Online Data Protection (Tottel Publishing, 2007) and of the Law Society’s Data Protection Handbook (2004).