Every year Who’s Who Legal undertakes an in-depth research to identify the firms and practitioners who stand out worldwide in the field of (1) information technology, (2) data privacy, protection and security and (3) telecoms and media.
Astrea partner Steven De Schrijver is one of very few lawyers worldwide who is listed as a thought leader in all three categories.
According to Who’s Who Legal:
“The Thought Leaders are those individuals who received the highest number of nominations from peers, corporate counsel and other market sources this year. Our research has identified them as truly outstanding practitioners and the very best in their field.
These individuals are worthy of special mention owing not only to their vast expertise and experience advising on some of the world’s most significant and cutting-edge legal matters, but also their ability to innovate, inspire, and go above and beyond to deliver for their clients.”
With respect to information technology Who’s Who Legal states:
“ASTREA ADVOCATEN sees Steven De Schrijver recommended as a Thought Leader in our research with ‘vast experience’ in the IT field. He is a distinguished figure in outsourcing and matters relating to the corporate and financial sphere. One source says, ‘He is definitely my first choice, without a doubt.’”
With respect to data privacy, protection and security Who’s Who legal states:
“ASTREA’s Steven De Schrijver is a market-leading figure for data protection and security matters. Peers note, ‘He is a great lawyer all over the field’ and is ‘very knowledgeable’ in data security.”
With respect to telecoms and media Who’s Who Legal states:
“Steven De Schrijver at ASTREA ADVOCATEN ranks among the very elite of practitioners in our research and is “highly recommended” for his cutting-edge knowledge of mobile telecommunications and e-commerce matters.”
The full Who's Who Legal: Data 2018 Analysis can be found here: