time.lex is a niche law firm based in Brussels, specialised in information technology and electronic communications law in the broadest sense, including privacy protection, data and information management, e-business, intellectual property and telecommunications. Its activities cover all legal issues encountered in the creation, management and exploitation of information and technology, in all of its diverse forms.
time.lex as an independent firm was founded in 2007, but all its lawyers started their career in international law firms and multinational companies. The team is internationally recognised, being both a Legal 500 Top Tier firm in Information Technology, and a Chambers Europe Recommended Firm for TMT - Information Technology, Intellectual Property, Data Protection and Entertainment.
The time.lex team is specifically known for its European policy studies in a variety of subjects, including electronic communications, data protection, electronic signatures, electronic identity management, e-business and e-government, in which they can rely on an extensive network of IT law experts covering all European countries
Most of the time.lex partners and associates are former researchers of KU Leuven and acquired a strong experience in legal research during their academic career in the Interdisciplinary Centre for Law and ICT (www.icri.be) and iMinds (www.imec.be). Today time.lex is involved in a series of research and innovation actions and participates as a legal partner in a series of ongoing Horizon 2020 Actions.
From a business perspective, time.lex frequently assists companies in establishing suitable policies and legal frameworks in their data management activities, including about the cross-border transfer and processing of personal data, data security and liability management issues. Its clients include private companies and public sector bodies in the IT sector, financial services, e-health, marketing and e-commerce.