Profile

Belen Arribas Sanchez

Andersen Tax & Legal

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Andersen Tax & Legal
Barcelona

Bio

Belén is a Partner at Andersen Tax & Legal in Spain. She started her career as an in-house lawyer and later as Senior Associate in the Corporate Law department of Monero Meyer Marinel-lo. She carried out the growth of the IT Law department, which she headed through 2015, working in matters of digital law, e-commerce, data protection, pharma and biotech, disruptive technologies and IT. She also advised clients, both international and domestic, in matters of unfair competition, marketing and advertising, product liability and regulatory.

In 2016, she joined Miliners Abogados y Asesores Tributarios as Managing Partner of IT and Digital Law.

Belén is also an arbitrator appointed by AEADE, specializing in technology law.
She is an expert lawyer in internet & e-commerce matters and is recognized in Who's Who Legal directory in the chapters of Internet & E-commerce and Information Technology Lawyers. She was recently recognized in the areas of Telecom, Media and Technology, Data Privacy and Protection and Data Security, as well as highlighted in the categories of leading individual and Thought Leaders for Spain.

Belén has a long-standing connection with academia. She teaches and lectures at diverse institutions and associations, in particular at UNED, IDI, IFAES and the Barcelona Bar Association (ICAB), in whose Master of Information society she lectures in matters of data protection and privacy and technology law.

She participated the Spanish Data Protection Authority project, concerning the preparation of International Data Protection Standards.

 Belén is also a coordinator and moderator of many panels and round tables on electronic commerce, data protection and privacy in a wide number of forums and conferences. She was previously a speaker at the 4YFN of the Mobile World Congress forum. EDUCATION

•University of Barcelona (Law)
•ESADE Business School, Post-graduate Degree (IT Law)
•Katholieke Universiteit Nijmegen – The Netherlands, Post-graduate Degree (International and EC Law)
•Languages: Spanish, English, German, French, Italian, Catalan

AFFILIATIONS

•Vice-President of the International Federation of Computer Law Associations, IFCLA
•International Technology Law Association (ITECHLAW), for Spain (since 2012); Director of Board of Directors (2011-2017); Co-Chair del Global Sponsorship Committee and Mentorship Committee
•Digital Law World Congress, 2012
•ENATIC
•Barcelona Bar Association; President of the Company Law Section and member of the Group of Company Law Experts and Digital Transformation Commission

Area of Law

  • Corporate