Javier Aparicio


Javier Aparicio


Professional experience

Javier Aparicio is an attorney with a distinguished legal career spanning for more than 20 years. Recognized as the first attorney in Spain who provided expertise in privacy, data protection, and e-commerce. Track record in advising national and international companies on legal matters, including Microsoft, Facebook, Canon Spain, Mitsubishi Motors, GM, Reale Mutua de Seguros, MasterCard International, VISA Spain, Banco Popular, Popular-e, and MBNA Spain.

He began working in 1992 as counsel for the State, and over his career worked as counsel at the Spanish Ministry of Public Administration. He was Head of the Legal Unit at the Spanish Data Protection Agency, assisted as an expert at the Spanish Parliament, drafting the Spanish Data Protection Law, State lawyer at the Spanish national Court, member of the board of directors at Empresa Nacional de Innovacion (ENISA), Head of the Legal Unit at Coverlink, he and he is currently Of-counsel attorney at finReg360.

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