Inês Antas de Barros

Inês Antas de Barros joined VdA in 2007. Partner of the Information, Communication & Technology practice area, she focuses her practice on electronic communications, information technology and privacy and information security. In such capacity, she has been involved in data privacy and other similar projects which raise complex issues across multiple jurisdictions and/or legal or regulatory areas (including health, pharmaceutical, insurance, banking and telecommunications).

Such projects include conducting data protection risk management reviews; dealing with international flows of personal data; advising on the implementation of privacy compliance programs; the roll-out of a global whistleblower hotlines; drafting privacy policies, codes of conducts, cross-border data transfer agreements, charters for the use of information and communication methods as well as guidance for data privacy officers.

Lawyer of the year Privacy - IP&TMT Awards 2022

Lawyer of the Year, Best Lawyers - Privacy and Data Security Law - 2021

Law Degree, University of Lisbon, Faculty of Law.

Post-graduation in Competition Law and Regulation by the University of Lisbon, Faculty of Law.

Post Graduate Course in Information Society, Copyright and Electronic Commerce by the University of Lisbon, Faculty of Law.
LL.M in International Business Law, Global School of Law, Universidade Católica Portuguesa.

Co-author of various articles namely:

  • PLC Cross - Border Handbooks (Data Protection 2010/2011 - Portuguese Chapter)
  • Global Privacy and Security Law book (Portuguese Chapter)

Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association.

Admitted in 2012 as Legal Expert to the EuroPriSe project launched by the E.U. Commission.

English, Spanish.

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