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Séverine Bouvy

Senior Associate

CMS DeBacker
Chaussée de La Hulpe 178
1170 Brussels
Languages French, Dutch, English

Séverine Bouvy joined CMS end of August. She specialises in data protection and new technologies, with a particular interest in intellectual property, life-sciences, privacy and information technology law. She assists clients active in various technology-related sectors. 

Séverine also gained experience as a senior lawyer at Eurofins where, among other things, she led the implementation of the GDPR within the company.

She obtained a Master's degree in law at the University of Leuven (UCLouvain) and holds several additional LL.M. degrees, including in intellectual property and ICT from the K.U. Leuven (KUL- CiTiP). She also obtained a postgraduate degree in tax at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and a master degree in corporate law at the University of Cambridge (MCL).

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Relevant experience

  • Advising a large automobile company on the use of camera footage for machine learning purposes
  • Advising a large social media company in relation to network infrastructure investment in Belgium
  • Advising a large company active in interim and HR services) on GDPR related questions.
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  • 2021 - University of Leuven, KU Leuven, Brussels  - Belgium (Advanced Master of Intellectual Property and ICT Law) 
  • 2014 - Bar admission (Brussels, Belgium)
  • 2014 - University of Brussels, VUB - Belgium (Postgraduate degree in Tax Law)
  • 2013 - University of Cambridge - United Kingdom (Master in Corporate Law) 
  • 2012 - University of Leuven, UCLouvain - Belgium (Master of Laws) 
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