Jeanne Jacobs-Gilhuis

Of Counsel | Brussels

Jeanne Jacobs – Gilhuis is is a (returning) member of the Dutch Bar Association since 2019 and Of Counsel at Pierstone Brussels.

She is fluent in Dutch and English.

Expertise:

Jeanne has substantial experience in European Data Protection Law, IT/ IP law and compliance, both in-house and in private practice, with a focus on the following areas:

  • Data protection law
  • E-commerce law
  • IT contracts
  • Acting as Data Protection Officer
  • Developing and implementing (privacy) compliance/integrity programs

Professional Experience:

Since 2019      Pierstone Brussels – Of Counsel, with a focus on data protection law

Since 2018      Jacobs Privacy & Compliance, Amsterdam – Self employed Data Protection Counsel/Officer

2004 – 2018    Amsterdam Airport Schiphol/Schiphol Group – Legal Counsel, Compliance Officer and Data Protection Officer, with secondments at Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC), Brisbane, QLD Australia – Secondment (July 2017) and Port of Amsterdam – Secondment (March – July 2016)

2003 – 2004    Utrechtse Juristen Groep – Senior Legal Consultant

2002 – 2003    Jacobs & Gilhuis, Amsterdam – Self employed Legal Counsel

1998 – 2002    Stibbe law firm, Amsterdam – Attorney at law, with a focus on trademark law, copyright law, IT contracts, e-commerce and data protection

Education:

  • 2018: International Association for Privacy Professionals (IAPP):
    • Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E)
    • Certified Information Privacy Professional Management (CIPP/M)
    • Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPPT)
  • 2010:   Mediation education (Dialogue)
  • 1998 – 2001: Professional education for legal practice of the Dutch Bar Association, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 1992 -1997: Master in Law at the Free University of Amsterdam, Private Law and Intellectual Property Law, including exchange program with the University of California, Berkeley USA (1996)

Memberships:

  • Human & Tech Institute, a foundation stimulating innovation and trust
  • International Association for Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
  • Dutch Privacy Law Association (VPR)
  • Dutch Association for Data Protection Officers (NGFG)

Publications/Lectures:

2015                ‘Privacy for Legal Counsel’, Lustrum booklet of the Dutch Association for Legal Counsel.

2014 – 2019    Data protection lectures and workshops at various seminars for legal professionals (e.g. Dutch Privacy Law Association, Kluwer, IIR (Institute for International Research) and for Schiphol Group employees.

Compliance & integrity lectures and workshops at seminars (e.g. Kluwer) and for Schiphol Group employees.

2013                Cloud computing law workshops for Schiphol Group employees

2006 – 2010    Contract law and Intellectual property law workshops for Schiphol Group employees

2004                Data Protection law lecture at client seminar of Utrechtse Juristen Groep

2000 – 2001    Privacy on the Internet lecture at various seminars for legal professionals (e.g. Kluwer)