Firm Profile > time.lex > Brussels, Belgium


EU regulatory: information technology Tier 1

The 'pragmatic and solution-minded' team at time.lex 'know the fintech scene very well', and have been handling cloud projects, e-commerce matters and digital signatures over the past year. Hans Graux is advising the European Commission on compliance with the EU electronic communications law in the Western Balkans and Turkey. Frederic Debusseré, Jos Dumortier, Edwin Jacobs and Geert Somers are also noted.

EU regulatory: Privacy and data protection Tier 2

time.lex garners praise for its 'extensive expertise in GDPR'; for example, Geert Somers is advising the European Commission's Directorate-General for Justice and Consumers on a communication campaign concerning GDPR, and in another matter, Jos Dumortier is assisting the Government of Cyprus with GDPR implementation matters concerning Cyprus' upcoming National Health Scheme.  Frederic Debusseré, Hans Graux and Edwin Jacobs are other names to note.

Industry focus: IT and telecoms Tier 2

Technology, IP, media, e-business and entertainment-focused firm time.lex has a 'unique' approach, provides 'quick and pragmatic' advice, is 'capable of dealing with highly complex IT and IP matters' and is 'highly recommended for both national and international' projects. The group is regularly instructed by the Belgian government, particularly the Belgian Federal Ministry of Policy and Support to advise on various IT and data protection matters. Edwin Jacobs and counsel Stefan Van Camp are 'great to work with'; the duo acted for the Belgian Ministry of Telecom in court proceedings relating to telecom services that warn drivers about speed limit controls. A team, led by Frederic Debusseré, 'who stands out for his pragmatic and thorough advice', represented the Belgian Data Protection Authority in proceedings against Facebook regarding its use of social plug-ins, cookies and screen pixels to track users. Hans Graux and Jos Dumortier is another key name to note.

Industry focus: media and entertainment Tier 2

As a niche firm focusing on technology, IP, media, e-commerce and entertainment, time.lex has notable strength handling a range of contentious and strategic matters. The media and entertainment group, jointly led by Frederic Debusseré, Geert Somers and Edwin Jacobs, acts for clients ranging from the Belgian Data Protection Authority to internet search engine Zimmo and virtual reality experience company Alfavision. In a matter led by Debusseré, the group advised Spotify on issues relating to copyright limitation periods under Belgian law.

Intellectual property Tier 2

Recent work at time.lex included Frederic Debusseré advising Spotify on copyright limitations under Belgian law. IP transactional work and litigation are also prominent in the team's workload. Edwin Jacobs and Geert Somers are noted.

Department Name Email Telephone
Privacy and data protection Jos Dumortier
Privacy and data protection Hans Graux
IT and software Edwin Jacobs
IT and software Geert Somers
Dispute resolution (litigation, mediation, arbitration) Edwin Jacobs
Dispute resolution (litigation, mediation, arbitration) Frederic Debusseré
Internet and e-business Geert Somers
Internet and e-business Edwin Jacobs
Gambling Frederic Debusseré
Gambling Geert Somers
e-government Hans Graux
e-government Jos Dumortier
e-health Jos Dumortier
e-health Hans Graux
e-invoicing, e-payment, e-banking Edwin Jacobs
e-invoicing, e-payment, e-banking Hans Graux
Computer and cyber crime Edwin Jacobs
Computer and cyber crime Jos Dumortier
Intellectual property rights Geert Somers
Intellectual property rights Frederic Debusseré
Media and entertainment Geert Somers
Media and entertainment Edwin Jacobs
Fintech Edwin Jacobs
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Frederic Debusseré  photo Mr Frederic Debusseré
Prof Dr Jos Dumortier  photo Prof Dr Jos Dumortier
Mr Hans Graux  photo Mr Hans Graux
Mr Edwin Jacobs  photo Mr Edwin Jacobs
Mr Ruben Roex  photo Mr Ruben Roex
Mr Geert Somers  photo Mr Geert Somers
Mr Stefan Van Camp  photo Mr Stefan Van Camp
Number of lawyers : 15