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Rankings IT & Telecoms

  • Legal 500

    Within IT and Telecom, Lydian is ranked in Tier 3. Bastiaan Bruyndonckx is mentioned. 

    Lydian's information and communications technology team is highlighted for its telecoms sector expertise and handles transactional, advisory and contentious matters for its client roster, which includes Orange Belgium and Deutsche Telekom. The group frequently receives referrals from foreign firms and benefits from its ability to work closely with lawyers in the firm's employment, tax, corporate, intellectual property and commercial teams. Bastiaan Bruyndonckx heads up the practice and has expertise across telecoms, privacy, data protection and cybersecurity mandates.

    Testimonials from peers and/or clients

    ‘In-depth knowledge of the various legal topics within this domain, with good availability, a diverse team which can handle a lot and employ a pragmatic approach.‘

    ‘Lydian’s approach is more personable than other firms in our network. They’ll take time to understand the intricacies of our way of working.‘

    ‘Bastiaan Bruyndonckx is hands on and a pleasure to work with.‘

    ‘Bastiaan Bruyndonckx and Olivia Santantonio helped us understand the obligations for GDPR compliance and have helped us to navigate data breaches. They are pragmatic and business-minded, and I appreciate their ability to apply the theory of the law in a realistic way to our business.‘ 

  • Chambers and partners – Chambers Europe

    Within TMT, Bastiaan Bruyndonckx is ranked in Band 3 for TMT Subsection Information Technology. 

    Chambers Europe states: According to clients, Bastiaan Bruyndonckx of Lydian "does a very good job and he is always fast," as well as being "very detailed and analytical, with an eye for very small details." He has a strong reputation for representing Belgian companies in IT services agreements, as well as regulatory matters, including cloud services and GDPR.

  • Leaders League

    Lydian, along with Bastiaan Bruyndonckx, is ranked as "Excellent" in the category IT, Data Protection & Telecoms in the Leaders League ranking 2020.