Diego heads the firm's Intellectual Property and Technology group in Spain.

He has practised commercial law, intellectual property, corporate law, technology, biotechnology and medical law, marketing, outsourcing, anti-money laundering and data protection law for almost twenty five years. He provides advice to a large number of clients on these issues (both in Spain and worldwide) in both a contractual and a contentious context.

Diego has outstanding experience in data protection litigation in Spain, at all the levels of jurisdiction (including the National Court and the Supreme Court).

His experience as an in-house lawyer for an important international consultancy firm and one of the biggest banks in Spain gives him an insight into projects that combine both outsourcing and systems management.

Diego currently holds the position of Secretary to the Board of Directors of the Tata Consultancy Services' subsidiary, one of the largest outsourcing groups in the world and is Secretary to the Board of Directors and Director of Clínica Baviera, the Spanish stock exchange listed leader in the field of refractive eye surgery in Europe. He has also been acknowledged as a leading specialist in outsourcing by the prestigious European Legal Experts Guide.

Moreover, he has been the cyber security champion in DLA Piper Spain for over a decade being the senior trainer of clients on cyber security matters. He has been involved in national and cross-border advice and legal representation in the context of international hacking and data breach cases for major Spanish and foreign corporations including: fraudulent modification of website contents, theft of employees database and public disclosure thereof, theft of identity, wrong transfer of data to undue addressees, banking sector-related cyber incidents and life sciences related incidents.