Chambers Europe 2017, released in April, covers 53 jurisdictions across Europe, from Greenland, the UK and Ireland in the West to Russia, Turkey and Ukraine in the East in addition coverage on a Europe-wide and CEE-wide scale.

Hunton & Williams generally maintained the same rankings from last year, with the data protection practice and Wim Nauwelaerts regionally in Belgium again listed in Band 1. Europe-wide, the environment regulatory practice maintained Band 3 rankings and upward movement for the data protection practice and for Lucas Bergkamp to Band 1.

Band 1 Data Protection
Band 1 Wim Nauwelaerts

Band 1 Data Protection
Band 3 Regulatory: Environment
Band 1 Lucas Bergkamp

What the Clients Say...
in Brussels: Outstanding global law firm offering expertise in a wide range of matters within the data protection, cybersecurity and privacy spaces. Highly praised for its skills in compliance with the new EU regulatory framework, data transfers and investigations on security incidents. Regularly advises clients from the media, technology and life science industries.

in Europe-wide: Top-tier practice split between its Brussels and London branches. Handles cross-border data security incidents, data transfers and privacy and data protection issues pertaining to ‘new media’ technologies, such as cloud computing and apps. Has been increasingly active in matters relating to the GDPR.