Paul assists clients navigate between all legal issues in information technology (IT), data protection, intellectual property (IP) and media & entertainment. He counsels clients from a broad spectrum of industries on a day-to-day basis or for strategic advice.
Paul advises clients on all transactional aspects of IT or IP projects. He also assists clients in dispute settlements or litigation.
Paul’s data protection practice focuses on all aspects of international and domestic data protection and security, including general compliance (processing for HR purposes, CRM strategy, direct marketing compliance, etc.), information security and cybercrime, international data transfers, intra-group agreements, processing and cloud agreements, policy and procedure assistance. Paul holds the CIPP/E certification as a Certified Information Privacy Professional from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).
Paul regularly serves as a mediator and arbitrator in information technology and intellectual property disputes (WIPO, CMAP, b.Mediation; CEPANI; etc.). Since 2014, Paul is consistently ranked in The Legal 500 for his practice.
For Privacy and data protection, Information technology and IT & telecoms, the 2018 edition of The Legal 500 recognizes the “strong partner involvement” and “incredible response times”. Paul is praised as “technically outstanding” and at the same time as giving “sensible, pragmatic advice”.
Paul has also a serious past experience as lecturer in various universities and academic centers in Belgium and abroad and he still stands in scientific committees. He continues to publish articles and give conferences worldwide in his fields of expertise.
Paul is a member of the Brussels and Paris Bars.