Alejandro Azañón is an associate in the Data Privacy, Cybersecurity & Digital Assets Practice based in the Brussels and Madrid offices.

    Alejandro advises private and public companies on all aspects related to data protection and cybersecurity. Alejandro provides regular legal advice to institutions and private companies within the retail, consumer goods, technology, sports and life sciences sectors on GDPR compliance and e-privacy matters.

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    • Secondee at a multinational biopharmaceutical company providing data protection and commercial law advice in relation to day-to-day matters.
    • Advising an IBEX 35 (Spanish Stock Exchange) listed banking institution on GDPR compliance.
    • Advising a large luxury fashion retailer on GDPR compliance and the implementation of an employee monitoring and screening scheme.
    • Advising a New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) large pharmaceutical company on all the GDPR and data protection aspects related to the implementation of a call centre intended for COVID-19 vaccinated data subjects.
    • Advising a global sports institution on GDPR compliance and the implementation of e-marketing schemes.
    • Regular advice on M&A transactions and the consequent drafting of due diligence reports covering information technology and data protection-related issues.

    Education

    • IE Business School, Double LL.M., Law Practice and Business Law, 2017
    • Autonomous University of Madrid, Bachelor in Law, 2016

    Admissions

    • Madrid, 2018

    Languages

    • Spanish
    • English
    • Catalan
    • Iberian Lawyer Forty Under 40 Award Shortlisted Finalist – Life Sciences Lawyer of the Year 2020
    • Iberian Lawyer Forty Under 40 Award Shortlisted Finalist – TMT Lawyer of the Year 2021
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