Inês Antas de Barros is a partner lawyer in Vieira de Almeida & Associados in Lisbon (Portugal). She is a member of the Information, Communication, and Technology practice, and of the TMT—Telecoms, Media and Information Technology (IT) practice group. She focuses her practice on electronic communications, IT, privacy compliance, information security, and cyber security.

Ms. Antas de Barros has been involved in data privacy and other similar projects that raise complex issues across multiple jurisdictions and/or legal or regulatory areas, including health, pharmaceutical, insurance, banking, and telecommunications. Such projects have included conducting data protection risk management reviews; dealing with international flows of personal data; advising on the implementation of privacy compliance programs; the roll-out of global whistleblower hotlines; drafting privacy policies, codes of conduct, cross-border data transfer agreements, charters for the use of information and communication methods, as well as guidance for data privacy officers.

Ms. Antas de Barros has spoken at several data protection conferences. She is a member of the Portuguese Bar Association. Ms. Antas de Barros was admitted in 2012, as a Legal Expert to the EuroPriSe project launched by the European Union (EU) Commission (European Privacy Seal— http://www.european-privacy-seal.eu).