Laura Léonard is an associate in the Brussels office of Hunton Andrews Kurth. She advises on and manages global compliance projects relating to current and future EU data protection law requirements for multinational companies, including the GDPR and the e-Privacy Directive. She also advises on Belgian data protection law. She has experience with data breach issues, data processing agreements, cookies, DPIAs, data transfer strategies, and employee privacy issues.
French, English, Dutch
Hunton Andrews Kurth
Associate at Hunton Andrews Kurth
August 2015 - Present • Brussels, BelgiumWith more than 9 years of experience, Laura advises on and manages global compliance projects relating to current and future EU data protection law requirements for multinational companies, including on cookies, data transfer strategies, data breaches, DPIAs and data processing agreements. Laura has experience advising on the GDPR, the ePrivacy Directive, as well as Belgian data protection law. As an associate on the firm’s Privacy and Cybersecurity team, she assists multinational clients as diverse as technology companies, electric utilities, mass media corporations, manufacturers and marketers of diverse prestige products, including skincare and sportswear. She also regularly contributes to the firm's Privacy and Information Security Law Blog.
Academic Assistant at UNamur
1 years 5 mth • March 2014 - August 2015 • Namur, BelgiumLaura was teaching practical courses of commercial law to third bachelor students at the UNamur. More specifically, she provided courses in general commercial law, e-Commerce, company law, market practices and consumer protection.
2012 - 2013
Master in Law (L.L.M) - Law & Technology.
Université Catholique de Louvain
2010 - 2012
Master of Laws (L.L.M) Intellectual Property - Civil Law - Penal Law
Université Catholique de Namur
2007 - 2010
Bachelor of Laws (L.L.B)