Timelex 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 related to the creation, management and exploitation of information and technology, in all of its diverse forms.
Timelex as an independent firm was founded in 2007, but all of its senior 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.
Many Timelex 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 and iMinds (www.imec.be), having participated in over 50 European FP projects. Today Timelex is involved as a legal partner in 16 ongoing Horizon 2020 Actions dealing with privacy and identity management (LIGHTest), e-government (TOOP), smart cities (CITADEL), eHealth (AEGLE, KONFIDO, OACTIVE, iReceptor Plus, CUREX, SecureHospitals.eu), water supply (WADI), digital evidence (FORMOBILE), disaster management (RESPONDRONE), cybersecurity (CyberSec4Europe), multi-cloud service provision (DECIDE), data brokerage (LIGHTME).
From a business perspective, Timelex 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 all business and government sectors.