Partner, BMA – Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão

Felipe Palhares heads the Data Privacy and Cybersecurity practice of BMA – Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão Advogados, a prominent Brazilian full service law firm. Felipe has extensive experience assisting local and international clients in strategic matter that involve the processing of personal data, in managing the response to data breaches and ransomware attacks, and in dealing with regulators.

He is the only Brazilian national to have received the designation of Privacy Law Specialist (PLS) and to have earned all 6 privacy and data protection certifications issued by the IAPP (CIPP/E, CIPP/US, CIPP/C, CIPP/A, CIPM, CIPT). He holds an LL.M. from New York University and a Data Protection Officer Professional University Certificate (ECPC-B DPO) from Maastricht University.

Felipe has been recognized by Global Data Review as one of the brightest young data lawyers in the world and profiled in the 2021 edition of their 40 Under 40 list, and is frequently ranked among the top professionals of the field by major directories, including Chambers & Partners, The Legal 500, Who’s Who Legal and Leaders League. He is admitted to practice law in Brazil and in New York.

Felipe Palhares

My Sessions

Privacy as a Fundamental Right in Brazil: What Are the Implications?

Wednesday, 26 January, 16:00 PM - 16:45 PM (Brasilia Time) | 19:00 PM - 19:45 PM (UK Time)