B&B lures TMT partner from ONTIER

Bird & Bird has expanded its team in Madrid with the arrival of its new partner Joaquín Muñoz, an expert in New Technologies and Data Protection.

There is a great demand for the firm’s international data protection expertise, and Joaquín’s arrival will further promote Bird & Bird’s offering within Commercial’s international practice. Joaquín’s appointment forms part of the firm’s growth plan for the Madrid office.

Joaquín Muñoz (pictured) joins the firm from ONTIER, an international law firm operating in 13 countries, where he was global co-head of the TMT practice. He has 18 years of experience advising technology companies on Digital Law, Data Protection, Information security, E-commerce Law, Entertainment Law, IT Outsourcing, Gambling Compliance, Intellectual Property and other issues related to the TMT industry. At Bird & Bird, Joaquín will be part of the Commercial and Privacy & Data Protection practices advising clients on Data Protection and Cybersecurity matters. Given his extensive experience in cloud, software, Medtech, collaborative economy, and in the fintech, retail and Legaltech industries, Joaquín will also work closely with the Tech & Comms and Media, Entertainment & Sports sector groups.

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