Timelex again recognized by Legal 500 as Top Tier

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Legal 500 – the leading lawyer rankings drawn up annually – re-evaluates Timelex with excellent ratings. These valuations are based on the experiences of existing clients in 2019. 

Read the full reviews here: https://www.legal500.com/firms/16312-timelex/20722-brussels-belgium/

Read our summaries from the Legal 500 reviews from the past years:

Timelex is in 2019 recognized in the following focus areas:

EU Regulatory: Information Technology (Tier 1)

“Timelex’s 'responsive' team has 'great knowledge of the EU regulatory framework regarding information technology' and provides 'always hands on, understandable and usable' advice. Cybersecurity matters have been prominent in the group's workload over the past year. Hans Graux and Geert Somers are 'impressively tech-savvy' and 'solution focused'; Frederic Debusseré, Jos Dumortier, Ruben Roex and Edwin Jacobs are also key practitioners.”

EU Regulatory: Privacy and Data Protection (Tier 1)

“Timelex's practice stands out for its 'great expertise in matters concerning international data transfers and in working with government institutions' and is 'one of the top legal experts in the area of EU data protection law', according to a client. Key names in the team include Geert Somers (a 'good communicator'); IT and data protection expert Jos Dumortier; the 'reliable advisor' Frederic Debusseré; the 'responsive' Hans Graux; Edwin Jacobs, who is very experienced in fintech matters; and Ruben Roex, who has a 'very hands-on, pragmatic and no-nonsense approach'.”

FinTech (Tier 1)

“Timelex has a niche focus on IT,  IP and privacy and data protection, and offers coverage of a broad range of legal, commercial and regulatory issues, with Edwin Jacobs at the helm. Jacobs has experience of the fintech and payments industry, having previously served as a General Counsel at Belgian e-services provider Isabel. His workload also includes advising on GDPR compliance in the context of marketing and payments matters, mobile financial services (apps), IT contracting and cybersecurity.”

Industry Focus: IT and Telecoms (Tier 2)

“Boutique IT and media firm Timelex is highlighted for its strength in data IT and data protection regulatory and compliance matters and also handles litigation. The group frequently advises European, national and foreign governments and governmental bodies, and is representing the Belgian Data Protection Authority in high-profile litigation against Facebook. The team has substantial sector expertise and is jointly led by Jos Dumortier, Hans Graux, Geert Somers, Edwin Jacobs, Frederic Debusseré and Ruben Roex.”

Intellectual Property (Tier 2)

“Timelex has 'a broad intellectual property practice with a responsive team of lawyers that provide thorough, practical and cost-efficient assistance to clients'. Frederic Debusseré ('detail-oriented and pragmatic') shares leadership of the practice with Edwin Jacobs and Geert Somers.”

Industry Focus: Media and Entertainment (Tier 3)

“Timelex is a niche law firm recognised for its 'strong focus on IT and privacy work' paired with IP, media and entertainment expertise. The group handles a range of contentious and non-contentious matters and is representing the Belgian Data Protection Authority in high-profile litigation against Facebook. The practice is jointly led by IT, software and e-business expert Frederic Debusseré, Geert Somers, who handles data protection, privacy and IP matters; and Edwin Jacobs, who focuses on IT and data protection work.”