Gualda has great experience as in-house counsel in the internet, technology and digital media area, with a deep knowledge on the sectors business models. He consolidates law expertise in different areas related to the business regarding internet and technology, marketplaces and online to offline models, freedom of speech, content removal and civil liability on the internet, privacy and data protection, intellectual property and copyright; law enforcement; strategical litigation, business development, negotiations and contracts.

He supports companies and executives in the intersection between business, law and technology. Among other services, he provides consultancy and assistance in the implementation of programs for law enforcement and personal data protection; regulatory consultancy and product liability (including in the legal analysis of business models and new products, as well as in the development and review of terms of service and privacy politics); consultancy on intellectual property and copyright; and support for negotiations and development of technology contracts.


Brazilian Bar Association

Recent acknowledgments

Recommended by The Legal 500, 2021 edition, in TMT: Tech, innovation and digital business.

Recognized by Latin Lawyer National, 2020 edition, in Data, technology and privacy law.

Ranked by Chambers Latin America, editon 2021 in Technology as “Up and Coming”


Harvard Law School Executive Education, England – Leadership in Corporate Counsel, 2018
Universidade de São Paulo (USP) – Master of Politic Sciences, 2009
Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie – Bachelor of Laws, 2008
Universidade de São Paulo (USP) – Bachelor of Social Sciences, concentration on Political Sciences, 2005

Other qualifications

Professor at the course Direito para Startups: Termos e Condições, Política de Privacidade e Marco Civil da Internet of Insper. Educação Executiva.Professor of graduation and postgraduation courses at Universidade São Judas Tadeu

Recent publications

Diego Gualda and Laura Aliende da Matta   With the entry into force of the General Data...[+]
The entry into force of the General Data Protection Law (Law No. 13,709/18 - LGPD), on September...[+]
Diego de Lima Gualda and Laura Aliende Da Matta   The covid-19 pandemic has not hindered...[+]
There is still uncertainty relating to Bill 1,179/20, which provides for a different postponement...[+]
Bill No. 675/20, approved by the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies on April 9, inserts a transitional...[+]
On April 3, the Federal Senate passed via floor vote Bill No. 1,179/20,[i] which provides for...[+]
Law No. 13,709/18, or the General Data Protection Law (LGPD), expressly consolidates the principles...[+]