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Paloma Bru

Jones Day

Madrid, ESP


Paloma Bru's practice focuses on advising Spanish and foreign companies on local and international telecommunications, privacy, and new technologies issues. She provides a full spectrum of services and advice to clients in relation to the establishment of telecommunications networks, preparation of public bids, corporate transactions, relations with regulatory institutions, and formulation of allegations and appeals with respect to norms and legislation governing the sector. She is also very active in privacy matters, where she advises companies in their adaptation to Spanish data protection laws as well as representing them in claims regarding this subject. Paloma leads the TMT practice in the Madrid Office.

Her recent work includes advising Jazztel in a claim against Vodafone España regarding their publicity (television spots and online publicity) for their ADSL services and Colt Telecom in several claims regarding premium services. She also advises on a regular basis such clients as France Telecom, Iberbanda, IECISA, Outservico, and Prosegur, among others.

Paloma is a professor of data protection at the San Pablo CEU University and teaches courses on telecommunications and privacy at the IEB. She is also a professor of telecommunications matters at Instituto de Empresa and Carlos III University.

Education

University of Comillas-ICADE of Madrid (Master's in Telecommunications Law 1999; Law Degree 1997)

Bar Admissions

Madrid

Experience Highlights

  • Orange (France Telecom) sells Dominican Republic assets to Altice for $1.42 billion (€1.05 billion)
  • Grupo HIMA awarded three out of six hospitals
  • Ahlstrom and Munksjo form and list the world's No. 1 specialty paper producer
Areas of Focus
  • Government Regulation
  • Antitrust & Competition Law
  • Privacy & Data Security

Honors & Distinctions

  • Chambers Europe (2009-2012)
  • PLC Which lawyer? (2010-2012)
  • The Legal 500 EMEA (2007-2013)

Languages

  • English, Spanish
  • View biography in Spanish
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