LAUREN CUYVERS’s practice focuses on various aspects of EU data privacy and cybersecurity, including regulatory compliance and enforcement of the EU GDPR, ePrivacy Directive, NISD2, DORA, the Critical Entities Resilience (CER) Directive and the various laws in the new EU Digital Strategy Package. She has also gained experience counselling clients on EU telecoms and electronic communications issues, as well as IP and EU data privacy transactional work. Lauren advises clients in a range of industries, including in the technology, media, and life sciences sectors.
Lauren is a Certified Information Privacy Professional/EU and is currently serving a two-year term as an EU Advisory Board Member at the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).
The Legal 500 UK 2023 recognizes Lauren for Data protection, Privacy and Cybersecurity.
Prior to joining Sidley, Lauren was an associate in the IP, TMT and data protection practices of other international law firms based in Brussels where she advised and litigated for clients in the life sciences, technology, and media sectors, focusing on IP (patents), data privacy, and TMT matters. In 2014, Lauren served as an Assistant Attaché at the Permanent Mission of Belgium to the United Nations in New York and obtained an LL.M in EU Competition and IP law.
She is fluent in Dutch, English, and French.