Olivier Proust

29, boulevard Louis Schmidt
Brussels, 1040Belgium
Phone: (0)27427015 Ext:.32
Areas of Practice
  • Communications & Media Law
  • Privacy
  • Science, Computers, & Tech

Practice/Organization Description

Olivier Proust is a French qualified lawyer specialized in privacy, data protection and data security. He is currently Of Counsel at Field Fisher Waterhouse's Privacy and Information Law practice based in Brussels. His practice focuses on a range of French and international data compliance projects, including implementation of global data management strategies, international data transfers and local data compliance. Recently, Olivier has advised companies regarding Safe Harbor certification, binding corporate rules and whistleblowing hotlines.

Olivier's practice also frequently involves the counseling of clients on various aspects of technology and security law, including data security breach notification, cloud computing, employee monitoring, e-discovery, e-commerce and online marketing.

Olivier is the author of many articles in French and English regarding privacy and data security. He is a member of IAPP and the French privacy professionals association (AFCDP). Olivier is a member of the Paris and Brussels Bar (E-list).

Bar Admissions

Paris Bar, Brussels Bar (E-list)


Master of Laws in information technology & intellectual property, Université Robert Schuman, Strasbourg, 2003

LLM, University of Toronto, 2002

JD, Université Panthéon-Assas, Paris, 2001

Professional Associations & Memberships

Member of the French Association of Data Protection Officers (AFCDP)

Member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)

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