Jones Day hires data protection expert Jörg Hladjk in Brussels
International law firm Jones Day has announced the arrival of Jörg Hladjk as practice leader of the cybersecurity, privacy and data protection practice at the Brussels office.
Dr Hladjk joins from Hunton & Williams, and brings with him over 10 years of experience in cybersecurity and data protection laws, as well as strong working relationships in the private and public sectors.
Commenting on the appointment Daniel McLoon, leader of Jones Day's global cybersecurity, privacy and data protection practice, said: “Hladjk’s broad-based skills in both EU and national issues will further enhance the firm's ability to respond to the complex and multifaceted nature of cybersecurity and data protection issues confronting businesses on a global scale."
Bernard Amory, partner-in-charge of the Brussels office, added: “We are very pleased to have Jörg Hladjk take the lead of our cybersecurity, privacy and data protection practice in Brussels. More than ever, clients are in need of knowledgeable and practical guidance from experienced practitioners like Jörg, particularly in view of a new, evolving legal framework in Europe and heavy sanctions in case of violation."
Hladjk commented: “This is an exciting time of change in the field…and Jones Day, with its tremendous presence in Europe and across the globe, presents a great opportunity for me not only to pursue my own practice, but also to help expand the firm's excellent practice around the world.”
Dr Hladjk is recognised in Who’s Who Legal: Technology, Media & Telecommunications (2016).