Mrs Kim Lucassen > Loyens & Loeff > Rotterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

Loyens & Loeff

Work Department

Competition & Regulatory


Kim Lucassen, partner, attorney at law, is a member of the Litigation & Risk Management practice group


Kim Lucassen, attorney at law and partner, is a member of the Competition & Regulatory practice group. She specialises in pharmaceutical law, privacy law, regulated markets and (international) contracts. Kim advises both large multinationals and start-ups. Kim is a member of Loyens & Loeff’s Life Sciences Team and the Data Protection & Privacy Team. She is also a member of the Benelux Food and Beverages Team and the Healthcare Team.


Dutch, English


Kim is a member of the Privacy Law Association and the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).


Law, Radboud University, Nijmegen, 2003
Administrative law, Grotius Academy, Nijmegen, 2007
Domestic and international contract law, Grotius Academie, Nijmegen, 2010

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Industry focus: telecoms

The Loyens & Loeff practice assists Dutch and well-known overseas clients with investments, tax, data protection and litigation matters including representation before the Dutch Telecoms Authority. The group’s work includes drafting inter-connection agreements, and obtaining the necessary permits. Kim Lucassen and senior associate Joanne Zaaijer are the key contacts.

Netherlands > Industry focus: healthcare and life sciences

The healthcare and life sciences teams at Loyens & Loeff provide a range of corporate and M&A, competition and tax advice, and assist pharmaceuticals companies with issues pertaining to the importation, packaging and marketing of medication throughout the EU. The group is also a partner with Health Holland, a platform for start-ups in the bio, healthcare and life sciences sectors. Tom van Helmond‘s expertise spans regulatory, litigation and competition work in the healthcare sector, and Kim Lucassen, who heads up the life sciences team, advises on regulatory, contractual and data protection matters. Frank Leijdesdorff undertakes a range of corporate and M&A work in the healthcare sphere.

Netherlands > Data privacy and data protection

The practice at Loyens & Loeff  is led by Kim Lucassen, who also heads the firm’s life sciences group. It handles GDPR compliance, data breach cases and related disputes providing ‘client-oriented, tailored services, which include educational projects and knowledge update sessions’. Although life sciences, healthcare and technology are sectors of focus, it also assists clients in a range of other sectors such as insurance, electronics and banking. Senior associate Joanne Zaaijer is a member of the competition and regulatory practice, and specialises in data protection and privacy law, telecoms law  and e-commerce.

Netherlands > Environment and planning

Loyens & Loeff is home to a stand-alone practice which offers the full range of planning and environment expertise. Headed by Guido Koop and Kim Lucassen, it often works in concert with its M&A, real estate, and energy departments for clients as varied as Cargill, Shell, Blackstone and Dutch port authorities. Senior associate Victor van Ahee has broad experience in environment and  health and safety matters including those relating to soil contamination, product safety, and occupational hazards.

Belgium > EU regulatory: Privacy and data protection

The team at Loyens & Loeff provides ‘hands-on advice‘ to clients drawn from the technology, financial services, construction, healthcare and retail sectors on GDPR compliance matters, data transfers and data breaches. Filip Saelens, Rotterdam-based Kim Lucassen and senior associate Stéphanie De Smedt (‘reliable and accurate‘) are the key names.