Belén Arribas
Senior Associate, Monereo Meyer Marinel-lo Abogados; Barcelona

Belén Arribas heads the IT Law department at Monereo Meyer Marinel-lo Abogados.  She specializes in a variety of IT contracts, e-commerce, outsourcing, data protection and other technology law matters; she also advises international as well as local clients in company and commercial law, competition and consumer law and private international law.

She graduated from the University of Barcelona, in which she also did doctoral studies in International Law; she post-graduated from the first program specialized in IT Law in ESADE. She also holds a postgraduate degree in EC and International Law from the Katholieke Universiteit Nijmegen in The Netherlands.  She attended programs in The Hague and other international and national seminars.

Belén Arribas lectures in IT and contract law related matters at inter alia ICAB, IFAES, UNED, IDI and other international institutions.  She is the author and co-author of a number of articles and contributions and has publications in E-Commerce, IP, IT and contract law issues. 

She is a member of the Barcelona Bar Association and a member of its Advisory Group of International Relations.  She is a member of the International Technology Law Association ( ITECHLAW); she is an active member of the Spanish group and she co-chaired the planning committee of the ITECHLAW Conference in Barcelona, 2008.  Member of the E-Commerce Committee and the I-WIN Committee of ITECHLAW.  She is fluent in Spanish, English, French, Italian, German, and Catalan.