Mr Özer Zivali > Van Doorne > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

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Privacy and Data


Özer is a member of the Privacy Team and is specialized in privacy, data protection, data technologies and (cyber) security. He has extensive experience in effectively assisting multinationals in complex, high risk, and cross-border data related matters. This includes high impact data breaches, the development and implementation of innovative data technologies, enforcement by authorities and complex data sharing structures, and strategic advice on translating the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to the business needs of clients.

Özer has also extensive experience in advising companies on other data protection related matters, such as negotiating data processing or other data protection related agreements, loyalty programs, profiling, compliance projects for customer and employee data, apps, web shops, and international transfers of personal data, including Binding Corporate Rules. Özer also has experience in IT contracting and outsourcing.


Dutch, English, Turkish


Özer is a member of the Dutch Association for Privacy Law (VPR) and the Netherlands Association for Information Technology and Law (NVvIR).


Özer studied for a Bachelor’s degree in European Law School at Maastricht University. He went on to obtain a Master’s degree in European Law School and a Master’s degree in Dutch Law, specializing in commercial and corporate law, also from Maastricht University.

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Data privacy and data protection

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Özer ZivaliVan Doorne

Van Doorne focuses on contentious data protection matters including high risk and multijurisdictional issues. The team has handled numerous high profile data breaches for its clients as well as enforcement actions, class actions, and mass claims, as well as a full spectrum of non-contentious regulatory work. Practice head Elisabeth Thole  handles the full gamut of data privacy issues; she is supported by Özer Zivali  who specialises in contentious data protection matters and is well-versed in handling cross-border data breaches and enforcement mandates.