Head of Automotive
Ainara Rentería is Of Counsel and Head of the Automotive area at Gómez-Acebo & Pombo.
She has extensive experience advising multinational companies and different key stakeholders of the Automotive Industry , such as, major vehicle manufacturers (OEMs), distributors, component manufacturers and large rental operators. In addition, she has deep internal knowledge of the sector, having led the legal department of the Spanish subsidiary of an important vehicle manufacturer group.
Among others, she has lead projects for data protection and compliance implementation in the industry, regulatory and privacy framework for cameras in vehicles, geolocalization and WIFI in vehicles, blockchain in vehicles, carsharing, smart stock systems, digital sales of vehicles, commercial contracts within the industry, end users and advertisement legislation, relationship with distribution networks.
She holds a degree in Law and Economic Sciences from the University of Deusto, as well as a diploma in Insolvency Law from the Madrid Bar Association. She studied US and international Law in the Dallas Academy of American and International Law, Texas, US.
Ainara is recognised in the prestigious legal directory Legal500 as one of the leading professionals in Transport and Manufacturing.
She regularly participates in specialised forums in the automotive industry, especially connected and autonomous cars. She has been a regular speaker at the European Automotive and Mobility Conference of the International Bar Association, among others. She has also published several specialized legal publications.