Eliëtte Vaal


The Data Lawyers

Privacy Lawyer, External DPO

Eliëtte is senior associate at AKD working at the Intellectual Property, ICT and Privacy practice group since (2009). Eliëtte is specialized in IP/IT and data protection law. Her professional focus lies with working in the legal field of technology and the law. At AKD, Eliëtte advises in complex data protection matters, GDPR compliance projects and is acting as DPO.  Eliëtte also litigates in cases concerning IT and freedom of expression.


AKD is a leading Benelux law firm. With a team of 280 committed lawyers, civil-law notaries and tax lawyers, AKD delivers high quality legal services and tax matters in nearly all legal fields, based on a full-service approach. AKD client base varies from very large multinational companies to stock-listed entities, from large corporates to family owned businesses, from financial institutions to municipalities and hospitals.


Eliëtte holds a Master of Science (MS.) from the University of Nijmegen and a Masters in Laws (LL.M) from the University of Amsterdam. In addition, Eliëtte holds post academic degree of the Grotius Academy (has the CIPP/E credentials and is a member of the IAPP. 

Next to her position as senior associate, Eliëtte publishes and gives guest-lectures on data protection topics.


Contributions by Eliëtte Vaal