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Carla Illanes

Carla Illanes focuses her practice on data protection and information security, data collection and processing, the design and implementation of privacy and security policies, audits and risk assessments, the implementation of effective data transfer strategies and compliance programs, among others.

In addition, Carla has extensive experience in information technology, including open data, interoperability, electronic records and technology procurement, digital transformation, artificial intelligence and cybersecurity, as well as intellectual property.
  • Spanish
  • English
  • Diploma in Personal Data Protection, Universidad de Chile 2020

    Master of Laws on Regulated Sectors, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid School of Law 2018

    Diploma in Criminal Defense Issues, Universidad De Los Andes School of Law 2008

    Law Degree, Universidad Católica de la Santísima Concepción School of Law 2006


The Legal 500 Latin America

  • Recommended, Chile Data Privacy (2024)

Publications and media

"Legal Alert: Chile’s Bill on personal data protection: what comes ahead?" May, 2023


  • Digital Government Division, Ministerio Secretaría General de la Presidencia, 2019-2022
  • Major law firms in Spain and Chile
  • Ministry of the Interior and Public Security, 2011-2017
  • Professor of Personal Data Protection Diploma, School of Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2022
  • Professor of Municipal Law, School of Law, Universidad de Los Andes, 2022
  • Professor of Technology and Regulation Diploma, School of Law, Universidad del Desarrollo, 2021-2022
  • Visiting Professor of Graduate and Postgraduate Courses, School of Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, 2021-2022

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Chilean Bar Association
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals