Partner IT, Risk & Compliance
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Partner of Information Technology, Risk & Compliance at ECIJA. Alonso Hurtado, has a deep and wide experience in all type of matters related to IT law, advising to top level public and private organizations on IT, telecoms & internet, data protection, IT security, ecommerce and biotech. issues. Alonso has a professional background of more than 15 years in advising leading Spanish and international companies, on matters related to IT, telecoms & internet, and compliance regulations.
In addition he has played an active role during his professional career in the elaboration process of numerous regulations related to IT law, in particular, related to electronic identification and trust services for electronic transactions in the internal EU market. Prior to joining ECIJA Alonso worked as attorney for two leading IT boutiques of the Spanish market until founding its own law firm LexTIC.
Alonso has obtained an LLB and LLM in IT & Telecoms law from University Carlos III of Madrid (Spain); LLM in Employment and Outsourcing law from University San Pablo CEU of Madrid. Additionally he has followed higher studies in biotech law at UNED. Alonso is associated professor at the Privacy and IT law at Centro de Estudios Jurídicos (CEJ), University Carlos III of Madrid, Centro Universitario Villanueva; also is VP of legal affairs at Innova Global Technologies España.
Co-author of the Memento of New Technologies Law, Editorial Lefebvre – El Derecho (2017)
Awarded by the Basque Data Protection Agency – February 2018
Selected by Chambers & Partners amongst the best compliance professionals in the Spanish market.
Vicepresident of ASCOM (Spanish Compliance Association); Founding member of APEP (Spanish Association of Privacy Professionals); Board member of ANEI (National Association of Internet Companies) in Spain and ISMS Forum Spain; Member of the INCIBE (Ministry of Interior Affairs of Spain) Expert Group on Information Technology and IT Security; Madrid Bar Association.
“He is highly flexible and approachable, ready to provide his support and expertise.” Chambers Europe 2019
“He is a real expert and tries to understand the problems that we face, you feel like he is going through the process with you” Chambers Europe 2019