Gerrit Vandendriessche practices ICT and general commercial law.
He regularly advises on computer law, privacy and data protection, electronic communications, e-commerce, outsourcing, digital signatures and certification, software, cloud services, distant sales rules, commercial practices including (on-line) advertising, and general commercial law. He also conducts ICT-related litigation.
He is a regular speaker at conferences and has an extensive publication record in the fields of ICT and commercial law.
Gerrit is also President of the Legal Hub of the Belgian Association of Marketing (BAM).
Gerrit is furthermore a member of ITechLaw andIAPP.
He is a guest lecturer at the KULeuven and the Free University of Brussels (VUB).
Interviewees laud Gerrit Vandendriessche of ALTIUS for his "knowledge of information technology matters". - Chambers Europe, 2020
"Gerrit Vandendriessche is not only generally known as a market-leading specialist in IT and privacy, he is also very practical and responsive in his dealings with clients and peers." - Legal 500, 2020
Gerrit Vandendriessche is lauded by clients for being "to the point, hands-on and pragmatic." - Chambers Europe, 2019
Clients appreciate that Gerrit Vandendriessche's "advice can be used immediately by clients." - Chambers Europe, 2018
Gerrit Vandendriessche is praised by sources as an "excellent TMT lawyer." – Chambers Europe, 2017
Gerrit Vandendriessche has "a broad knowledge of all IT and data protection issues." – Legal 500, 2017
- Special Master’s degree in Information Technology and Communication law (Université de Namur)
- Erasmus Exchange Programme (Universidad de Granada)
- Lic. Juris (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)
Selection of publications
"National Data Retention Regime ‘Null and Void’", Cri, 5/2015, p. 149. (with L. Truyens).
"Facebook Not to Tracking Non-Facebook Subscribers", Cri, x/2015, p. xxx. (with L-D Jolly).
"Copyright & "Search Engines", Cri, 05/2011, p. 154.