ICT Legal Consulting is an international law firm founded in 2011 with offices in Milan, Rome, Bologna, Amsterdam, Athens, Helsinki, Madrid, Paris, Lagos and Melbourne, and a presence in fifty-three other countries (Albania, Austria, Bangladesh, Bahrain, Belgium, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Ghana, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Luxembourg, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Pakistan, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, South Korea, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, UAE, Uganda, UK, USA, Vietnam).
The firm was established by Paolo Balboni and Luca Bolognini, who have successfully assembled a network of trusted, highly-skilled lawyers specialized in the fields of Information and Communication Technology, Privacy, Data Protection/Security and Intellectual Property Law.
2011 ICT Legal Consulting is founded by Paolo Balboni and Luca Bolognini in Milan
2012 Inauguration of the Bologna office
2013 The Rome office is operational
2014 The international desk is established in Amsterdam
2015 Our services are offered in 21 countries across the globe
2016 The IT/Security practice is launched
2017 The new Milan office is operational
2018 ICT Cyber Consulting – the spin-off company specialized in cybersecurity services – is born
2019 The Helsinki (Finland) office is open
2020 ICTLC Australia and ICTLC Spain are established. ICT Legal Consulting becomes Europrivacy™/® Ambassador Partner*
2021 ICTLC Greece is established in Athens
2022 ICTLC Nigeria opens in Lagos
2023 ICTLC France launches in Paris
ICT Legal Consulting relies on more than 80 high-skilled lawyers worldwide to carry out our clients’ daily operations. We are capable of scaling up anytime required. The core team consists of 50 selected professionals.
Founding Partner of ICT Legal Consulting and Professor of Privacy, Cybersecurity, and IT Contract Law at the European Centre on Privacy and Cybersecurity (ECPC) Faculty of Law Maastricht University.
Founding Partner of ICT Legal Consulting and President of the ‘Istituto Italiano per la Privacy e la Valorizzazione dei Dati’. Attorney-at-law admitted to practice before the Italian Supreme Court, author, DPO and ethics & privacy adviser in EU projects.
Olumide Babalola is an award-wining, consummate and passionate digital rights, privacy and data protection lawyer in Nigeria. He holds a Masters’ degree in International Commercial Law with ICT & Commerce from the University of Reading, United Kingdom.
Former Director of the Australian Information security Association, Lawyer admitted to the Supreme Court of Victoria Australia, specialised in ICT, cyber security, personal data protection and governance.
Niamh Christina is a data privacy and data technology lawyer with over 20 years of experience specialising in the IT and Communications sectors and she is a Certified International Privacy Professional Europe (CIPP/E).
International experience as a legal advisor in global companies. Visiting Fellow at European Centre on Privacy and Cybersecurity (ECPC) at Maastricht University’s Faculty of Law. Member of the Finnish Bar Association.
Leading IT Law, Data Protection and Privacy lawyer since 1999. Bar of Athens (Supreme Court), chair of the Hellenic Association of Data Protection and Privacy (HADPP), former co-chair of the IAPP Greek Knowledge Chapter, Associate of the Department of Applied Informatics, University of Macedonia, Guest Lecturer.
Attorney at Law in both Italy and Spain. Double law degree from the Autonomous University of Madrid and from the University of Florence. She is an expert commercial, M&A, IP and IT law. She speaks Spanish, Italian and English.
Compliance and legal expert. He has gained a relevant experience at multinational companies, with specific focus on management of privacy related risks.
Computer Technical Expert, LL.M in IT&IP Law, TUV Privacy Officer, Data Protection Officer (ECPC) certified and ISO27001:2013 Lead Auditor (Bureau Veritas) certified.
Member of the Florence Bar Association, he provides consultancy on data protection and IT contracts to multinational companies. Author of several publications, Data Protection Officer (ECPC) and PhD candidate in EU law at the University of Florence.
She provides legal advice concerning personal data protection, privacy, IT and in drafting business contract. Graduated cum laude in Law, she is a member of the Bologna Bar Association.
Lawyer admitted to the Bologna Bar. Federico combines a high-profile experience in banking and corporate field with a great interest for new technologies law and privacy
Member of the Milan Bar specializes in privacy and data protection, contracts, intellectual property, TMT and sports law. LL.M. in "Law of Internet Technology" at the Luigi Bocconi University in Milan.
Lawyer with expertise in information and communication technology law. Currently, she provides legal advice to companies on EU data protection.
Attorney at law specialized in ICT and commercial contracts. Working experience in China and USA. Master in Law and Technology at UC Berkeley School of Law.
Lawyer with experience in data protection, Data Protection Officer certified UNI 11697:2017 and assistant to the chair of constitutional and media law at LUISS Guido Carli (Rome, Italy).
Graduated cum laude and lawyer, she works with data protection matters providing legal advice to companies and participating to different European research projects.
Qualified Portuguese lawyer, specialized in Privacy/Data Protection, Intellectual Property, IT and Video Game Law. ECPC-B DPO certified, CSA CoC for GDPR Compliance Lead Auditor/Consultant and Europrivacy Implementer.
Qualified lawyer admitted to the Bologna Bar Association. Specialized in ICT Law, privacy and compliance pursuant to Legislative Decree 231/2001. Master in New Technology Law and Legal Informatics at the University of Bologna.
Quality and Information Security Manager. Attorney at law, Certified Ethical Hacker – ISO/IEC 27001, ISO 22301, ISO 37001 and ISO/IEC 20000-1 Auditor/Lead Auditor, ISO 9001 (AICQ SICEV) – Master degree in Cybersecurity (Security in Biometrics and AI); Master degree in Competition and Innovation Law (Big Data and Privacy).
Professor of Cybersecurity with a Ph.D. from Cambridge University and over twenty years’ experience on how to approach real-world security problems with logical rigour.
Graduated in Network and Computer Security at University of Catania. Ethical Hacker (Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing)
Graduated in Investigation and Security Science. Master in "Cyber Security Compliance". Auditor ISO 27001:2022.
Qualified lawyer, Auditor/Lead Auditor ISO 27001, 27701 and DPO (UNI 11697:2017), with experience in personal data protection and commercial law. He spent a research period at the University of Chicago, School of Law writing an experimental thesis on cryptocurrency financial law.
Auditor ISO 27001:2022, she is a qualified technical and legal compliance specialist in the main international security and data protection standards.
Law Graduated with an Executive Master Tech Law & Digital Transformation. Auditor ISO/IEC 27001:2013 and ISO 22301:2019. Member of Woman For Security (WFS).
Simone has been studying physics and computer system administration. He has specialized in the design and management of cyber security and personal data protection.
Graduated in Law at the University of Milan. Master in "Cybersecurity & Defence" at the University of Catania. Auditor ISO/IEC 27001:2013, ISO 37001:2016, ISO 22301:2019 and ISO 37301:2021.
IT support and Junior System Administrator, he supports the team with his expertise in cybersecurity and compliance. Auditor/Lead Auditor ISO 27001:2022.
Master’s degree in Law and a postgraduate Master in Cybersecurity Culture and Governance at the University of Catania.
Yazan has over 25 years of professional experience in IT and Information Security. He holds a Master’s degree in Information Security, and is a certified CISSP, DPO (ECPC Maastricht University), PMP, ISO/IEC 27001 LI, ISO 22301 LI and ITIL. He served in technology areas including IT Infrastructure, IT Service Management, Business Continuity, Risk Management, Information Security and Privacy, covering multiple geographies globally within an international organization.
Mika Lauhde is a heavy weight within the cyber security realm, with ample experience in the ICT, Infrastructures and Smart devices sector. He advises on policy, law, regulations, and broad cyber security trends and provides guidance for Telecom and ICT cyber matters.
Information security and risk management practitioner, technologies expert and privacy evangelist with over 15 years of experience. Identifies technology trends, global policies and evolving social behaviour and their impact on information security.
Highly experienced information security professional. Over his 25-year career, he has delivered information security projects and services to organisations from SMEs to multinationals.
Attorney at Law, with experience in international cooperation, provides advice on business contracts. Master in International Affairs at ISPI of Milan.
Master degree in Law with thesis on innovative Start-ups. Master in "Data Protection Officer and Privacy Expert".
Lawyer of the Vicenza Bar, Research Doctor at the University of Trento. Ph.D Student at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law in Hamburg and at Columbia University in NY. She provides advice on personal data protection, e-commerce, telematic and non-IT contracting.
Italian qualified lawyer specialized in new technology law and data protection law. Master’s Degree in with honors in Corporate Law and LL.M. with honors in Law of Internet Technology.
Lawyer specialized in corporate criminal law, privacy and 231. Research doctor in criminal law, specialized cum laude at the E. Redenti school, graduated maxima cum laude in Law.
Graduated in law on March 2018 with a thesis on Information Law about the right to data portability. Internship at the Italian Data Protection Authority - Public Relation Office.
Lawyer at the Milan Bar specialized in data protection and new technologies law. Ph.D. at the University of Trento with a dissertation on international data transfers.
Lawyer at the Milan Bar specialized in intellectual property and data protection law. LL.M. in Intellectual Property at the University of Turin, WIPO & ICT-ILO.
Civil law attorney and expert in the field of privacy and data protection. Member of the Rome Bar Association since 2003. He offers advice to private companies and public administration institutes.
Master Degree in Law (Ferrara University), Master in ICT Law (Bologna University work experience as Information Compliance Intern, Data Protection Specialist Course.
Lawyer admitted to the Istanbul Bar, provides legal consultancy services on compliance with the Turkish Personal Data Protection Law and the GDPR.
Attorney at Law. Graduated cum laude with a thesis in EU Law on "Privacy Rights and Social and Health Services under GDPR". She obtained the Licence en Droit and the Master in Italian - French Law at the Université Paris Nanterre.
Data Protection lawyer and PhD Candidate in Blockchain Law & GDPR with substantial working experience in EU Institutions. She is the author of several academic publications and a member of various international research groups.
Portuguese lawyer and legal consultant specialized in Privacy and Data Protection. ECPC-B DPO certified. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Law and Technology.
Lawyer admitted at the Rome bar. Graduated with honors at the University of Bologna with a dissertation on balancing interests in the processing of personal data. Giovanni’s practice mainly deals with commercial contracts and personal data protection matters.
Licensed to practice as a lawyer. Consultant specialized in privacy and data protection, combining DPO training with technical expertise in cyber security.
Egyptian lawyer with a degree from Maastricht University in European Law (LLB) and an LLM in Advanced Law and Digital Technologies from Leiden University.
Lawyer with an extensive experience in Data Protection, Privacy and Intellectual Property Law. Admitted to Athens (Greece) and New York (USA) Bar Association. Served as a Non-resident Fellow at the Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School and as the Associate Director of The John Marshall Law School’s Center for Information Technology and Privacy Law (Chicago, USA).
Kenya qualified lawyer specialized in tech law and data protection law. LL.B (Hons) from Strathmore University of Kenya. She speaks English, Kiswahili and French.
Member of the Florence Bar Association with European and international professional and academic background, she advises on personal data protection. LLM in English and French from the College of Europe in Bruges (Belgium).
Lawyer admitted at the Bologna Bar, specialized in data protection and new technology law. He has attended an advanced course in technology law and coding for lawyers at the University of Milan.
Lawyer at the Napoli Bar, specialized in data protection law. Master’s Degree in “Data Protection Officer and privacy law”. Master of Data Protection and Data Protection Designer at the IIP – Italian Privacy Istitute.
Attorney at law, member of the Athens Bar Association with experience in civil law, privacy and data protection law. She holds a Degree in Law and an LL.M. in Civil Law and New Technologies from the Faculty of Law of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.
Law graduate with honours from the University of Bologna. Experience in IP. She attended the Intellectual Property Law Summer School at the Jagiellonian University of Kraków and the Digital Law course at the Digital Law Center of the Université de Genève.
Graduated cum laude with a thesis on Personal Data Protection and the Protection of Fundamental Rights. She obtained her Master's degree in 'DPO and Privacy Officer' at the Roma Tre University.
Specialized in Privacy and Ethics Research, Development & Communications, MSc in Social Policy from the University of Amsterdam in 2012. Has worked between Rome and Milan in international law firms since 2014.
Margherita Barié is a partner in Carnelutti Law Firm. She is a member of the firm's intellectual property and litigation departments.
Paolo Baruffi is a member of the Executive Committee of Carnelutti Law Firm and a partner in the Firm. He is a member of the firm's tax department.
Camilla Tallia is a partner of Carnelutti Law Firm and part of the Corporate Law department, dealing with M&A and PE deals.
Francesca joined ICTLC in 2011 as a lawyer specialized in ICT and data protection law and later went on to become a Partner. She is a Lead Auditor BS ISO/IEC 27001:2013. Since 2021, Francesca has shifted her focus to mainly deal with HR and the selection of ICTLC's human resources.
Lawyer and arbitrator registered with the Bologna Bar Association. Data Protection Officer and member of Supervisory Bodies pursuant to Legislative Decree n. 231/01. She is an expert in labour law and a TÜV Italy certified privacy consultant.
President of Federprivacy. Creator of the Italian event Privacy Day Forum. Director of the Corriere della Privacy. Privacy and data protection consultant.
Serena is a Surinamese qualified lawyer in both civil and criminal law. She has a broad expertise in Corporate, Contract, Business, ICT, Privacy and Labour law. She’s fully prepared to consult on the Surinamese Privacy and Data Protection law, drafted by Paolo Balboni as soon as the law is passed.
Attorney at Law admitted to the Italian Highest Courts, certified Data Protection Officer pursuant to UNI 11697: 2017, legal consultant in privacy and protection of personal data as well as in tech law and contracts.
Legal Counsel with ample international experience in IT, Telecom, Oil & Gas, Education and Healthcare industries. Lieke regularly advises multinational companies on complex legal matters with focus on both the Dutch legal system and international legal sources and best practices.
Attorney specialized in litigation and ADR. She practices principally labour law, private, commercial and societary law. She deals with administrative law as well.
Noris is an author, thought leader and a very experienced consulting practitioner in global data protection and privacy, data governance, data ethics, cybersecurity and emerging technologies' risks, with deep specialism in Asia, East Asia & APAC regions, and one of the IAPP European Advisory Board Members (2022-2023).
Lawyer with extensive experience in EU, civil, commercial, administrative and privacy law and litigation, member of the Athens Bar Association, member of the editorial board of Lawspot.gr (Greece’s most popular online legal hub), alternate member of the Special Committee of the Greek Ministry of Justice on a Proposal for a Law on the Transposition of Directives (EU) 2019/770 and (EU) 2019/771.
Provides legal advice to multinational companies, in Italy and abroad, mainly concerning data protection law and prize contest regulation.
He provides legal assistance and advice mainly in the areas of Intellectual Property Law, Media & Entertainment Law, Advertising Law, Commercial contracts Law, Consumer and Trade Law.
Civil law attorney, specialized in IT Law (PhD, University of Bologna). Expert in privacy and personal data protection and information security. He mostly deals with litigation-related issues.
She has a Master Degree in Marketing and Communication and working experience in international companies. She deals with Administration and Event planning. She is responsible for the accounting of the firm.
Graduated in Communication at ISCOM in Paris, she assists ICTLC team by scheduling meetings and conference-calls, arranging travels and carrying out administrative support.
A graduate in Political Science, she has attended courses in Office Management, Marketing Management, Communication and PR. Thanks to her extensive experience in management secretarial work at international law firms, Samantha oversees many of the organisational aspects of ICTLC's legal team.
Born in The Netherlands, she lived and studied modern languages and economy in Italy. Her international work experience has made of her a versatile manager capable of managing complex translation projects.
Born in Brazil to Taiwanese parents and with a degree in communication at ESPM of São Paulo, she manages the administrative and financial activities of all ICTLC offices.
She has an international working experience and speaks several languages. Francesca deals with administrative and communication work for the benefit of the entire network of collaborators.
Chantal oversees all finance, strategic planning, resource management and administrative activities. She is responsible for
the day-to-day operation and helps develop and implement its vision and strategies.
International working experience (Italy, Holland and Denmark). He manages the most complicated projects in order to ensure correct and timely execution.
Graduated in Criminological Sciences, Carla has previous experience in administrative offices. She provides support to the Administration Team in Accounting and in the organization of events and travels for the ICTLC Italy Team.
Celine, an Amsterdam native of Caribbean-Dutch origin, has a bachelor's degree in International Business Management and experience in financial administration from Amsterdam’s vibrant event scene. She provides support to the day-to-day operations of ICTLC International.
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