Raphaël Krowicki


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  • Institute for European Studies – Université Libre de Bruxelles, LLM, European Law, with honors, 2014
  • Descartes Paris Law School – Université Paris V Descartes, Master in Digital Business Law, European Law, 2012
  • Paris Bar School – Ecole de Formation des Barreaux de Paris, 2013-2015
  • Paris
  • Brussels
  • French
  • English
  • Portuguese

Raphaël is a French qualified lawyer, member of the Paris Bar. He is also registered with the Brussels Bar as a Community lawyer.

Raphaël graduated in Digital Law from the Paris Descartes University and in European Law from the Brussels Institute for European Studies (ULB). He focuses, in a European framework, on information technology (IT) law, intellectual property (IP) and contract law.

Raphaël holds the CIPP/E certification as a Certified Information Privacy Professional from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).

Raphaël provides advice on all aspects of IT contracts, especially software-related contracts (supply, development, licensing, integration and outsourcing). He assists buy-side clients involved in complex technology projects, in both advisory and litigation matters. Raphaël also advises IT companies conducting innovative digital projects, including online sellers, software and cloud-computing providers.

Raphaël has acquired a detailed understanding of EU data protection regulations, which he regularly uses to configure cross-border data flows and resolve clients' issues related to privacy policies, notification to national data protection authorities, data sharing arrangements and processing contracts between data controllers, processors and sub-processors.

In addition to IT law, Raphaël has an in-depth knowledge of European IP law. He has worked on matters for clients across the cultural and entertainment industries. On a day to day basis, Raphaël manages and defends trademarks portfolios before the World Intellectual Property Organization, the European Union Intellectual Property Office, the EU national offices and the French and Belgian courts. 

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Raphael Krowicki
T: +32 2 629 42 50F: +32 2 629 42 22rue des Colonies 56 - box 3
1000 Brussels
Data Privacy & Security

Advising a Social Secretariat in the negotiation of a cloud contract for payroll services

Advising a Swiss Bank with several subsidiaries in the EU and abroad about data protection compliance with respect to the use of social media by its employees to build client relationships.

Advising several international automotive groups on international transfers.

Advising international bank on international transfers.

Advising an international medical group on international transfers.

Technology & Outsourcing

Advising a Social Secretariat in the negotiation of a cloud contract for  payroll services.

Advising an international industrial company on GDPR compliance.

Advising an international IT services provider for banking sector on GDPR compliance including international transfers.

Advising an international technology group on GDPR compliance including international transfers.

Advising a Belgian leading law firm on GDPR compliance.

Author, "The institutional balance in E.U. exchange rate policy," Eyes on Europe, no. 20, pp. 45-46, 2013
Author, "La modernisation des instruments internationaux de protection des données personnelles (The modernisation of international data protection instruments)," Eyes on Europe, December 2013