Dario Leonio

Senior Associate

About Dario Leonio

Dario Leonio is a Senior Associate at Wikborg Rein's Oslo office and is part of the firm's Technology and IT Law practice. 

Dario has several years of experience in privacy and IT, corporate and M&A, and insurance law. He worked both as business lawyer and in-house counsel.

Dario works primarily with privacy, IT and contract law, and assists both national and international clients. He assists private and public companies with the establishment of data protection and IT processes, systems and routines as well as with advice related to the conclusion of data processor agreements with the aim of complying with the privacy legislation, including the EU Privacy Regulation GDPR. He also assists with the application of the The Norwegian Government's Standard Terms and Conditions for IT Procurement (SSA) and adaptations of these in specific procurements. At the intersection between privacy and IT, Dario has solid experience with privacy issues related to digitalization and the use of new technology.

Dario also has experience in due diligence and transaction negotiations. He has been a contributor to several major M&A transactions and related contracts with both national and international clients.

In his previous role of in-house legal counsel and Data Protection Officer he assisted companies and their clients to comply with applicable privacy legislation. He developed competences and skills on privacy and compliance with data protection regulation and other relevant legislation.

Dario is qualified as a lawyer both in Italy and Norway. His working languages are Norwegian, English and Italian.

Work experience
  • 2019

    Senior Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2017 - 2019

    Data Protection Officer and Legal Counsel, PatientSky AS, Oslo

  • 2016 - 2017

    Logistic Manager and Contract Advisor, Nimi AS, Oslo

  • 2014 - 2015

    Associate, Legance Legance Law Firm, Rome

  • 2013 - 2014

    Trainee, Cocconi & Cocconi Law Firm, Rome

Education
  • 2019

    Norwegian practising certificate

  • 2015

    Italian practising certificate

  • 2013

    Master of Laws, LUISS University, Rome

  • 2010

    LLP Erasmus programme, University of Oslo