Technology expert Laura Liguori offers considerable expertise in data privacy, digitalisation procedures and fintech. She acts for a multitude of high-profile clients, including those with activity in payment services and the luxury goods sector.” Chambers Europe 2019 – Data
Laura Liguori is a well-known and well-regarded practitioner who impresses peers with her outstanding work in data protection and privacy law. Sources describe her as ‘truly excellent’ and highlight her ‘professionality, customer-orientation, creativity and problem-solving speed.’” WHO’S WHO LEGAL 2019 – Data
Laura Liguori has a strong standing in the market for internet, e-commerce data protection issues, where she acts for a variety of well-known domestic and international companies.” Chambers Europe 2018 - TMT Information Technology
Laura is a partner of the firm.
She is among only five “Most highly Regarded Individuals” in Information Technology in Europe by Who’s Who Legal TMT 2015.
She has focused for more than 20 years on all legal issues concerning Internet and e-Commerce, personal data protection, consumer law and unfair commercial practices, advertising, IT law, new technology, digital media, contract law.
Laura advises clients on all the complex legal issues concerning the Internet and privacy: user generated contents, data scraping, social networks, cyber security, information governance, protection of databases, data mining, big data and predictive analysis of data. In the field of data protection she works on profiling, cookies, big data, employee monitoring, whistleblowing hotlines, location based services, cross border transfers of data, etc.
Laura graduated cum laude from the LUISS Guido Carli School of Law in 1996, with a dissertation on the first Italian law on data protection and privacy. She is member of the Board of Directors of ITechlaw and she is a member of The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). She is also a member of the Scientific Committee of the Italian Privacy Institute (an Italian data protection think tank) and of the Professional Women’s Network of Rome (PWN Rome). Laura is also vice president of the Women&Tech – Donne e tecnologie Association.
Laura speaks regularly at seminars and conferences on internet and data protection related matters, and she is the author of several articles in law reviews, such as Data Protection Law & Policy, eHealth Law & Policy, World Data Protection Report, etc.
Laura Liguori is ranked by Who’s Who Legal both in the WWL: Italy 2019 and the Data 2019 guides, where she is the only Italian lawyer among the European “Global Elite Thought Leader“ for the “Data Privacy & Protection” e “Data Security” categories.
Laura is also ranked by The Guide to the World’s Leading Technology, Media & Telecommunications Lawyers (Legal Media Group) in the Information Technology category and in the Women in Business Law category (Technology, Media and Telecommunications), by Chambers Europe in the Information Technology sector and by Legal500 (“Leading Individual”) in the TMT sector.
She has obtained the Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E) certification and the Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) certification through the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).
Foreign languages: English (speaking proficiency).
Laura is member of the Rome Bar Association (A-27003).