Ranking tables

TMT: Data Protection | Europe

Belgium

The below TMT: Data Protection rankings table provides market-leading insights on the top ranked lawyers and law firms whose advice and legal services can be purchased in Belgium. The rankings are the result of extensive research by our internal research team, who conduct interviews with in-house counsel, other third-party experts and private practice lawyers who have worked alongside them. Use our table and ranking system to identify the most suited provider of legal services for you.

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Band 1
  1. Daniel Cooper
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    Daniel Cooper
    Covington & Burling LLP
    Covington & Burling LLP | TMT: Data Protection
    2024 | Band 1 | 5 Years Ranked
    Daniel Cooper has a prominent practice advising clients on complex compliance programmes and the drafting of Binding Corporate Rules, as well as assisting with regulatory investigations.
  2. Patrick Van Eecke
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    Patrick Van Eecke
    Cooley LLP | TMT: Data Protection
    2024 | Band 1 | 18 Years Ranked
    Patrick Van Eecke has a leading practice advising on data protection matters, and also assists clients with electronic signatures, cybersecurity and e-commerce matters.
  3. Tanguy Van Overstraeten
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    Tanguy Van Overstraeten
    Linklaters
    Linklaters | TMT: Data Protection
    2024 | Band 1 | 18 Years Ranked
    Tanguy Van Overstraeten has a market-leading practice across a wide range of IT and data protection mandates, including service agreements, data breaches and data transfers.
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Band 2
  1. 2
    Erik Valgaeren
    Stibbe
    Stibbe | TMT: Data Protection
    2024 | Band 2 | 18 Years Ranked
    Erik Valgaeren acts for a host of prominent Belgian clients on IT outsourcing and procurement matters, and also offers expertise in contentious data protection files before the Belgian Data Protection Authority.
  2. Tom de Cordier
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    Tom de Cordier
    CMS
    CMS | TMT: Data Protection
    2024 | Band 2 | 16 Years Ranked
    Tom de Cordier acts for clients from the automotive sector on e-privacy and GDPR mandates. He also assists clients with cybersecurity and data transfer matters.
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Band 3
  1. Alex van der Wolk
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    Alex van der Wolk
    Morrison Foerster
    Morrison Foerster | TMT: Data Protection
    2024 | Band 3 | 3 Years Ranked
    Alex van der Wolk acts for international clients in the technology and software sectors on cybersecurity and data privacy matters, including litigation and investigations by regulators.
  2. 3
    Benoit van Asbroeck
    Bird & Bird
    Bird & Bird | TMT: Data Protection
    2024 | Band 3 | 17 Years Ranked
    Benoit van Asbroeck has a wide-ranging practice advising European bodies on regulatory developments. He is well placed to advise on data protection issues.
  3. 3
    Frederic Debusseré
    Timelex | TMT: Data Protection
    2024 | Band 3 | 7 Years Ranked
    Frederic Debusseré has a prominent practice advising public authorities and private clients on cross-border data privacy issues, including compliance and litigation.
  4. Gerrit Vandendriessche
    3
    Gerrit Vandendriessche
    ALTIUS
    ALTIUS | TMT: Data Protection
    2024 | Band 3 | 14 Years Ranked
    Gerrit Vandendriessche of ALTIUS is noted for his knowledge of information technology matters, advising clients on fibre networks and outsourcing disputes. He has experience assisting clients with GDPR compliance across a range of industries.
  5. Guillaume Couneson
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    Guillaume Couneson
    Linklaters
    Linklaters | TMT: Data Protection
    2024 | Band 3 | 5 Years Ranked
    Guillaume Couneson advises a range of international financial institutions and corporates on the data protection elements of M&A activity and on data protection compliance.
  6. Kristof Van Quathem
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    Kristof Van Quathem
    Covington & Burling LLP
    Covington & Burling LLP | TMT: Data Protection
    2024 | Band 3 | 1 Years Ranked
    Kristof Van Quathem offers expertise in data protection matters, including compliance and dispute resolution. He often helps clients in the pharmaceutical sector.
  7. Olivier Proust
    3
    Olivier Proust
    Fieldfisher (Belgium)
    Fieldfisher (Belgium) | TMT: Data Protection
    2024 | Band 3 | 9 Years Ranked
    Olivier Proust frequently advises clients on GDPR compliance, as well as Binding Corporate Rules and responses to data breaches.
  8. Peter Van Dyck
    3
    Peter Van Dyck
    A&O Shearman
    A&O Shearman | TMT: Data Protection
    2024 | Band 3 | 7 Years Ranked
    Peter Van Dyck has notable expertise in data protection mandates, representing clients in both non-contentious and litigious regulatory matters, particularly in relation to privacy rights.
  9. Tim Van Canneyt
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    Tim Van Canneyt
    Fieldfisher (Belgium)
    Fieldfisher (Belgium) | TMT: Data Protection
    2024 | Band 3 | 8 Years Ranked
    "Tim is a hands-on lawyer who has extensive knowledge of IT contracts and privacy. He is very responsive and always speaks clearly without using ambiguous formulas, and his opinions are always actionable."
  10. Wim Nauwelaerts
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    Wim Nauwelaerts
    Alston & Bird LLP | TMT: Data Protection
    2024 | Band 3 | 13 Years Ranked
    Wim Nauwelaerts of Alston & Bird assists with a range of non-contentious GDPR and data transfer compliance matters, representing clients in the life sciences, technology and consumer products industries.
  11. Cédric Burton
    Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati | TMT: Data Protection
    2024 | Band 3
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Up and Coming
  1. Stéphanie De Smedt
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    Stéphanie De Smedt
    Loyens & Loeff
    Loyens & Loeff | TMT: Data Protection
    2024 | Up and Coming | 2 Years Ranked
    Stéphanie De Smedt of Loyens & Loeff has strong expertise in data protection matters. She frequently supports clients during transactions, as well as assisting with compliance and data use issues.
Associates to watch
  1. Jérémie Doornaert
    Simmons & Simmons LLP | TMT: Data Protection
    2024 | Associates to watch