RJ DP/IT head returns to ECIJA as a partner
ECIJA has signed Teresa Pereyra as IT and Privacy partner. The lawyer, who joins from Roca Junyent, comes back to the firm where she previously worked for two years
Teresa Pereyra (pictured right) has been responsible for the areas of Data Protection, Privacy and New Technologies at Roca Junyent for the last three years. Previously, she worked in the public sector, specifically at the Data Protection Agency of Comunidad de Madrid, and previously at ECIJA, where she worked from 2013 to 2015 as an associate in the TMT area of the Madrid office.
Her experience includes advising on projects for Compliance with Data Protection regulations, audits, preparation of Compliance strategies, defence in sanctioning proceedings, training and Due Diligence, among others. He has advised clients in the health, pharmaceutical, marketing, banking, telecommunications, e-commerce and culture sectors, among others. Her brilliant professional career has helped her to be recognised by a prestigious directory as a ‘rising star’ in the area of Data Protection and Privacy.
In the field of training, Pereyra teaches on the Master’s degree in Data Protection, Innovation and Security at the Universidad de Nebrija. She is the coordinator of the Technology Committee of Women in a Legal World, a member of the Legal Committee of Alastria and of the Spanish Professional Privacy Association (APEP). Recently, Teresa has led the RJ-Metaphase team, winner at national and European level of the Global Legal Hackathon 2020, and finalist at a global level.
In the words of Hugo Écija (pictured left), ECIJA’s executive chairman: “Teresa’s arrival comes to reinforce a reference area of the firm. Her experience at Regulatory level after her time in the public sector, her leadership in team management and the multitude of sectors she has advised, make her a luxury reinforcement for our team.”
Teresa Pereyra, new partner of the firm, said: “I am returning to my home, where I took my first professional steps in the private sector, with the aim of continuing to grow and add value in one of the most prominent firms in the field of digital economy and innovation and, together with its great professional team, contribute to the consolidation of the firm as a benchmark in Spain and Latin America.”