Coordenador do Grupo de Tecnologia, Media e Telecomunicações (TMT) 

Biografia

Almudena é sócia da Área de Direito Comercial e coordenadora do grupo de TMT na Gómez-Acebo & Pombo. Atualmente, é vice-presidente da International Bar Association (IBA).

Tem uma vasta experiência na assessoria em Direito Comercial e em Direito da Concorrência, e é especialista nos sectores das telecomunicações, media e tecnologia.

Licenciada em Direito pelo ICADE, Mestrado em Direito Comunitário pelo Colégio da Europa de Bruges (bolsa do Ministério de Assuntos Exteriores de Espanha) e PIL pela Harvard Law School, Almudena estudou também na Academy of American and International Law.

Foi Presidente da Legal Practice Division e detém atualmente os cargos de Vice-Presidente e membro da Direção da IBA. Foi membro do Conselho de Administração e membro da Comissão Executiva e de Nomeações e Remunerações da empresa espanhola de satélites Hispasat S.A. É secretária-geral da Círculo Fortuny (associação espanhola de empresas) e sua representante na European Cultural and Creative Alliance (ECCIA).

Almudena está reconhecida nos prestigiados diretórios jurídicos como Chambers & Partners e Legal500 como uma das profissionais líderes do mercado nos sectores das telecomunicações, audiovisual e novas tecnologias.

Colaborou em várias publicações internacionais especializadas e é autora de numerosas obras individuais e coletivas.

Entidades e associações profissionais a que pertence

Cédula profissional n.º 26492 do Ilustre Colegio de Abogados de Madrid
International Bar Association (IBA)
Asociación Española de Usuarios de Telecomunicaciones y de la Sociedad de la Información
Presidente da sua Comisión de Regulación (2001 a 2006)
Association of European Lawyers (AEL), como membro fundador
International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)

Idiomas

Espanhol
Inglês
Francês

Reconhecimentos

  • 2022
  • 2021
  • 2020
  • 2019

Chambers & Partners Europe 2022. TMT: Media

Chambers & Partners Europe 2022. TMT: Telecommunications

"She keeps impressing me with her broad and fast understanding of issues. She has an extraordinary capacity to take into account the legal matters and advise in such an easy and understandable manner"

Chambers & Partners Europe 2021. TMT: Media

"Impresses us with her understanding of the issues, and the intelligence, simplicity and practicality of her approach. She has extensive experience but is constantly up to date with new developments and legal challenges that we face in our sector."

The Legal 500 2021. TMT

‘Almudena Arpón de Mendívil has been the lead in our work with GA_P. She is extremely fast in grasping what is important for our business. Very strategic and global business approach paired with attention to detail. Great team leader and great at communication with client, able to take on any issue/problem/question that we had and internally direct it to the appropriate resource, making our work and communication with GA_P more efficient.’

The Legal 500 2021. TMT

‘Almudena and her team had a very pragmatic approach. The team was also quite perceptive about the issues that were most important to us.’

The Legal 500 2021. TMT

‘The team from Gomez Acebo & Pombo gave us the confidence to work with them on any legal aspect our company needed. With Almudena Arpón leading all the works made for us we found a list of specialists on each field we need advice that made us be sure about our decisions.’

The Legal 500 2021. TMT

It is worth mentioning Almudena Arpón, always available and brilliant in her understanding of the business, being able to get the right advice with specific, balanced advice and in tune with the client’s needs. An excellent external lawyer.’

The Legal 500 2021. TMT

‘Almudena Arpón de Mendívil is an exceptional lawyer, very focused on results. She is pragmatic, understands matters immediately and deals with them in an easy and understandable way for clients. Her direct approach accompanied to a solid expertise makes her one of the best lawyers in the TMT area in the nation.’

The Chambers Europe 2020. TMT: Media – Spain

"very recognised in the sector." "great, practical, real-world advice," adding: "She gets straight to the point and understands everything."

The Chambers Europe 2020. TMT: Telecommunications – Sapin

"very recognised in the sector." "great, practical, real-world advice," "She gets straight to the point and understands everything."

The Legal 500 2019. Industry focus: TMT

The Chambers Europe 2019. TMT

"She has profound knowledge, a clear vision, and an incredible ability to create consensus across the board."

The Chambers Europe 2019. TMT: Media

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