Andersen boosts Legaltech with new partner and team hire

Andersen in Spain has integrated a new team specialised in Technology Law, led by Carlos Rodríguez Sau, who joins as a partner


The firm has added four new professional experts in Technological Compliance to the area, coming from the firm CSV Consulting. Specifically, Carlos Rodríguez Sau (pictured centre) as partner and head of the department, Antonio Cano, who joins as senior associate, and María Lasala and Cristina Durante, as associate and lawyer respectively.

The incorporated team specialises in Technology Law in its broadest sense, covering the protection and management of intangible assets, technology contracting, digital identity and digital trust services, etc. In this regard, it has developed control models and Regulatory Compliance processes, a prelude to RPAs (Robotic Process Automation or Software Robotics), with special emphasis on the areas of Privacy, Cybersecurity and Technological Intellectual Property, especially in the financial sector.

Carlos Rodríguez Sau holds a degree in Law from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and a diploma in EU Law from the Universidad San Pablo CEU and a Master’s degree in Corporate Legal Consultancy from IE Law School. He has more than 24 years of professional experience in which he has been a partner at PwC, as head of the national intangibles and Technology Law practice, at Ecix Group and at CSV Consulting, specialising in software compliance.

Antonio Cano, who holds a degree in Law and Business Management and Administration from the University of Granada and a Master’s degree in Corporate Legal Consultancy from IE Law School, has more than 12 years of experience in legal advice on New Technologies.

The team is also joined by María Lasala, who has more than 7 years of experience in legal advice and specialises in information society services and e-commerce, consumers and users and new technologies, and Cristina Durante, who has specialised in technological contracts and intellectual and industrial property during her years of practice.

Andersen’s co-managing partners José Vicente Morote (pictured right) and Íñigo Rodríguez-Sastre (pictured left) highlighted the experience of the new team and the reinforcement of this area, which “redoubles the firm’s commitment to highly specialised legal advice focused on new technologies.The new department joins the magnificent capabilities we already have in Cybersecurity, Data Protection, Privacy and New Technologies and Digital Platforms and allows us to take another step forward in the comprehensive service that the firm offers its clients, adapting to the present and future needs of the market and companies.” 


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