Gonzalo is a lawyer with a background in both civil and common law whose main expertise is in information technology law, encompassing both its contractual and dispute resolution aspects.

Specialization and career to date

Before joining SAMANIEGO Law he was an associate in the Commercial & IT and Dispute Resolution Groups of Bird & Bird (International) LLP, based in Madrid. Prior to working at Bird & Bird, he was an intern at Cuatrecasas (in the Corporate and M&A Department in New York) and at Ashurst (in the International Arbitration Department in London).

Admissions and education

Gonzalo holds a law degree from Rey Juan Carlos University, a double master’s degree from Carlos III University and ISDE in the Practice of Law and in International Law, Foreign Trade and International Relations, respectively, as well as a dual concentration LL.M. from Fordham University in Banking, Corporate and Finance (awarded magna cum laude) and in Information Technology Law. He is licensed to practice law in Spain, admitted to the Madrid Bar, and has passed the July 2018 New York Bar Exam.

Language skills and other relevant information

He is fluent in Spanish and English.