Junior associate ICT/Data Protection Law

Region: Brussels
Function: Lawyers
Environnement: Law Firm
Legal subjects: Technology, Media, Telecommunications, Data protection & privacy
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Self-employed

Erkelens Law is currently looking for a junior associate (1-5 years of experience) to join our Technology & Data Protection department in the team of Johan Vandendriessche.

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Erkelens Law is a niche law firm focused on Technology & Data Protection law and Aviation law. The Technology & Data Protection team consists of highly specialised lawyers with a passion for solving complex data protection and ICT related legal questions. Our main goal is to translate legal challenges into pragmatic and workable solutions for our clients.

As an associate joining our team, your primary focus will be on assisting both national and international clients  in relation to their GDPR compliance strategy and projects (including the drafting of the related advice, data processing agreements and privacy statements). In addition, you will also advise our clients active in different sectors (aviation, finance, media, energy, insurance, ICT, etc.)  regarding the development and commercialization of their innovative new products and services. Contract drafting and negotiation, as well as advice on ICT law (such as (electronic) communications, digital archiving, electronic signatures and e-commerce) will also be part of your day-to-day work.

  • Advising on ICT and Data Protection law in a business context;
  • Advising clients on their GDPR compliance strategy and implementing GDPR projects
  • Drafting and negotiating ICT and Data Protection related contracts;
  • Training clients on ICT and Data Protection law;
  • Handling ICT dispute resolution and litigation.


  • Experience as lawyer or in-house lawyer (1-5 years)
  • A level of autonomy that is in line with your experience
  • Strong legal skills
  • Strong knowledge of contract law
  • A keen interest in information technology business practices and data protection
  • Dynamic, flexible, pragmatic and business minded
  • Strong organizational and operational skills (including the ability to manage your workload, etc.)
  • Strong reasoning and writing skills


  • An excellent command of Dutch and English, a good command of French

We offer:

  • A young, dynamic law firm

  • A complete educational training

  • A diversified scope of work

  • A flexible work environment

  • An interesting remuneration and career opportunities


More information about our firm can be found on our website www.erkelenslaw.com.

To apply for this position, please contact Johan Vandendriessche: johan.vandendriessche@erkelenslaw.com

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