Laura Liguori, CIPP/E, CIPM


Portolano Cavallo

Laura Liguori is  a Partner at Portolano Cavallo in the area of Data Protection, Internet, IT and Consumer Law.

Laura has focused for about 20 years on all legal issues concerning Internet & e-commerce, personal data protection (she graduated in 1996 with a dissertation on the first privacy law in Italy), consumer law, and IT law.

Laura has worked from time to time on all the complex legal issues concerning the Internet and privacy: from user generated content to spiders and crawlers and data-scraping, from customer profiling to social networks, from cyber-security to information governance, from the protection of databases to data mining, big data and predictive data,  internet of things, geolocation and traffic data, biometrics, etc. Laura has also worked on negotiation of complex IT transactions as well as in all types of Internet, e-commerce and m-commerce businesses (launch of websites, ecommerce platforms, mobile apps, drafting terms and conditions, end user license agreements, etc).

Laura regularly takes part in workshops and conferences on these issues. She is a member of the Scientific Committee of the Italian Privacy Institute (an Italian think tank on data protection) and of several professional associations, such as ITechLaw (where she is co-Chair of the Data Protection Committee), International Privacy Professionals Association (IAPP), the European Professional Women’s Network of Rome, the Women and Technologies association. She is also an active member of the Observatory on Telematics, Connected Insurance and Innovation promoted by ANIA (Italian Association of Insurance Companies) and Bain & Company.

She graduated summa cum laude from the LUISS Guido Carli University law school in Rome in 1996.

Laura joined the firm in 2004. She previously worked at an international firm in Rome from 1997 to 2003, where she became a partner in 2001.