Mónica Oliveira Costa
Lisbon, Portugal KnowledgeNet Chair
Coelho Ribeiro & Associados
Mónica Oliveira Costa is a partner at the law firm Coelho Ribeiro & Associados and is a member of the Portuguese Bar Association. Her main areas of practice are data protection, IT, consumer law, marketing and advertising law. She has authored articles on data protection and wrote the Portugal chapter for the European Lawyer Reference Series guidebook Data Protection & Privacy (First Edition 2012, Thomson Reuters). She was a speaker at the annual European Data Protection Intensive (2008–2011) as a representative and privacy expert of Portugal. Her recent work includes advising national and multinational companies on regulatory and compliance with respect to local and global data protection programs as well as on e-commerce, advertisement and marketing.
Costa graduated from the Catholic University of Lisbon, Portugal, with subsequent post-graduate studies in consumer law and in IT law.