Sebastião Barros Vale

Sebastião de Barros Vale joined VdA in 2016. He is an Associate at the area of Information, Communication & Technology practice where he has been involved in several transactions, in Portugal and abroad.

He has been rendering legal assistance in privacy and data protection matters to several clients in the healthcare, insurance, telecommunications and financial sectors.

Law degree, Universidade Católica Portuguesa (Porto) Faculty of Law.

Exchange semester at Universidad Inca Garcilaso de la Vega, Lima, Peru.

LL.M. in European Legal Legal Studies, College of Europe, Bruges, developing a Master Thesis on “Transatlantic data transfers - The predicted fall of the EU-US Privacy Shield under CJEU's Schrems requirements: Are SCC and BCR valid alternatives?”

Bluebook Traineeship at the European Commission, at the Cabinet of Commissioner Vera JOUROVÁ (Justice, Consumers & Gender Equality), contributing to the 1st Annual Review of the EU-US Privacy Shield and to the Commission Guidance on the direct application of the General Data Protection Regulation.

Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association.

English, French, Spanish.

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