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João Santiago SIlva


CMS Rui Pena & Arnaut
Rua Sousa Martins 10
1050-218 Lisbon
Languages English

João Santiago Silva joined CMS Rui Pena & Arnaut in 2017, where he has collaborated with the Department of Intellectual Property, Technology, Media and Communications, with a special focus on Data Protection and Privacy.

Prior to joining CMS Rui Pena & Arnaut, João Santiago Silva has collaborated closely as a jurist (i.e. legal expert) on the National Data Protection Commission (CNPD).

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  • Degree in Law (Universidade Catílica Portuguesa ou Portuguese Catholic University - Porto Law School);
  • Master in Administrative Law (Portuguese Catholic University - Porto Law School);
  • Advanced Training - "The New Regime of the Administrative Procedure Code" (Portuguese Catholic University - Porto Law School);
  • Advanced training in Data Protection Compliance in the EU (European Institute of Public Administration - EIPA [Maastricht]), where he has obtained the Certificate of Data Protection Officer (DPO);
  • Advanced Data Protection Training: General Regulation on Data Protection, EU Directives and National Legislation (Institute of Legal and Political Sciences - ICJP)
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  • Registered in the Bar Association since 2017.
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