Guillaume Couneson




Guillaume is a Counsel in Linklaters’ Technology Media & Telecommunications (TMT) practice in Brussels with over 10 years of experience. 

His practice concentrates on TMT-related matters including regulatory matters in general and data protection compliance and advisory work in particular. He has developed significant experience working on data protection compliance and international data transfer projects. 

Guillaume is ranked as next generation lawyer in Data Protection and is acknowledged as a lawyer with a " strong business insight’” (Legal 500 Belgium, Data Protection, 2018). The past years, Guillaume has been heavily involved in various FinTech projects and has built up a significant expertise in this field.

Guillaume is an active member of the Digital Economy Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union and frequently presents and publishes on matters in that area.

He graduated from the University of Leuven (2006) also holds a LL.M. degree from the University of London (2007).


Contributions by Guillaume Couneson

  • Clinical Trials: A Story of Trial and Error
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2019