Paloma Arribas


 Paloma has been a partner at BAYLOS since 2019. She previously worked at ALBIÑANA & SUÁREZ DE LEZO, ABRIL ABOGADOS, IECISA (IT at El Corte Inglés) and PONS IP in the field of data protection, new technologies, e-commerce, intellectual property and technology transfer, providing advice on compliance with the data protection regulation, performing regulation compliance audits in this field, participating in strategic consultancy for intangible asset management and preparing Trade Secrets Protocols. Her training in law and IT consultancy firms has given her a broad overview of the clients, adapting to their processes and offering them practical solutions to protect their intangible assets. Paloma has extensive experience advising media outlets, digital companies, marketplaces and e-commerce. Through the ICT and data protection departments at BAYLOS, she develops projects for compliance with General Data Protection Regulation and Organic Law on Data Protection and Guarantee of Digital Rights, and provides advice on the application of the new regulation. Paloma is Data Protection Officer certified under the Certification Scheme of the Spanish Data Protection Agency, conducting proceedings before the Spanish Data Protection Agency and the courts. She also provides general advice on information protection and rights over intangible assets.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Law from the University of Valladolid (2001).

  • Practising lawyer since 2005.

  • Certified as Data Protection Officer by the AEPD scheme (2019).

  • Certified as Data Privacy Professional by ISMS Forum and Data Privacy Institute (2019).


Paloma has been mentioned by specialised directories Best Lawyers and Leaders League in the area of Data Protection, Industrial and Intellectual Property.

  • Lawyer of the Madrid Bar Association.

  • Member of the APEP (Spanish Professional Association of Privacy).

  • Member of the DENAE (Spanish Association of Entertainment Law).

  • Member of the ASEDA (Association for the Study and Teaching of Copyright).



  • Collaborator in financial press and specialised publications. Some of the published articles include:

  • “Data protection. The trilogy” in the LA LEY PRIVACIDAD journal no. 4 (April-June 2020). Publisher Wolters Kluwer.

  • Collaboration on the book “Engineering and Intellectual Property” from the Intellectual Property Collection of the publisher Reus.

  • Spanish Society of Authors and Publishers vs Padawan S.L.” (Part I and Part II). Published in E-Commerce Law Reports, volume 10 issue 03 and 06. 2010.

  • Architectural work as artistic creation. Public utility versus copyright”1st and 2nd Part. With Ignacio Temiño Ceniceros. Published in Industrial Property and Competition Law Communications. No. 50 (April-June 2008) and No. 54 (April-June 2009). Edited by the Institute of Industrial Law and Ethics.


She is a speaker at courses and seminars for universities and business schools. Among others, she gives lectures for the following courses:

  • Master’s in Law, Innovation and Emerging Technologies at the Madrid Bar Association.

  •  Master’s in Intellectual and Industrial Property, Competition and New Technologies at ISDE.

  • Summer Course in Copyright at the Complutense University of Madrid.