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Uría Menéndez

Most innovative law firms in Dispute Resolution 2012

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Award levelHighly commended
InnovationPrivacy of data
Originality6
Rationale6
Impact7
Total19
DescriptionWhen one of the firm's banking clients was ordered to hand over its customers' private information, Uría used a unique strategy that invoked the use of constitutional law to fight off the order (which could not be appealed). It has created a precedent in Spain that acknowledges latest data protection and privacy standards.