Xavi Muñoz

Xavi Muñoz
Partner Gambling & Betting, IT, Telecommunications

T. +34 933 808 255


Partner of ECIJA in IT, Telecoms, Gaming and Privacy practices. Xavier advises in many areas of law covered by the firm including IT, Telecoms, investments in Spain and Corporate law. He also works in some areas of specialization such as startups and their financing rounds, privacy and data protection, internet, mobile communications, gambling and betting and digital contents. Prior to joining ECIJA, Xavier worked at leading law firms in Spain, Paris and London, and founded his own legal firm Legal Link, a boutique specialized in IT & Telecoms Law. Xavier holds a Law Degree from Abad Oliba University in Barcelona and holds a Master’s Degree in Corporate Law from the ISDE Institute. Xavier studied in the High School for Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice in Houston.

Xavier speaks Spanish, Catalan, English and French.

Professional Memberships:

Barcelona Bar Association.

Secretary of the CTecno Foundation.


Co-author of the Memento of New Technologies Law, Editorial Lefebvre – El Derecho (2017)

‘Manual de Derecho de las Telecomunicaciones’ (‘Telcoms law Manual’). 2004. El Derecho.


ECIJA, awarded in the Gambling Compliance Global Regulatory Awards 2019 in the category “Data Protection Officer / Team of the Year”. This represents a new recognition to the practice of Gaming and Gambling in ECIJA, led by Xavier Muñoz.

Recognized by Best Lawyers 2019 as leading lawyer in the Spanish Market in his practice areas.

Named by Who’s Who Legal amongst the Best Information Technology lawyers in Spain, in the 2018 Edition.

ECIJA awarded as ‘Best Law Firm in Gaming Law in Spain’ by Acquisition International Legal Awards due to the exceptional contribution of Xavier Muñoz and his development of this practice.

Linked articles

Monday, 29 November, 2021

M&A in the Spanish Gambling Market


Tribune by Xavier Muñoz, partner at ECIJA, for Gambling Insider. The Spanish gambling and betting market was regulated in 2011 by Law 13/2011 and a series of statutory regulations. There are currently around 80 operators holding gambling licences and around65 actively offering their online gambling and betting services in Spain. The third window for the […]

Wednesday, 7 February, 2018

Merger Briefing in the Tech sector


Event Information: Record cash, disruptive change, aggressive new buyers, and rising valuations are making this the best time to sell in a decade. Many owners are taking advantage–but are you ready? What are the trends and valuations you need to know? What is the process to achieve an optimal outcome? How do you keep from […]

Wednesday, 31 January, 2018

Infoplay – Legal overview of the Spanish online gaming market

Articles, ECIJA in the media, Publications

“Legal overview of the Spanish online gaming market”, analysis by Xavier Muñoz, partner of ECIJA, for Infoplay. Analysis of the licensing, advertising and sponsorship system, tax regime and sanctioning system. Click here to access the digital version of the report.

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