Skip to content

Nicole Wolters Ruckert

Counsel

Amsterdam

Image of Nicole Wolters Ruckert
Nicole Wolters Ruckert

Counsel

Amsterdam

Nicole heads Allen & Overy’s Data Privacy team in Amsterdam and specialises in data protection, privacy and technology. She advices both local and international companies on an array of data protection matters ranging from data protection compliance, to assisting enforcement processes conducted by the relevant Data Protection Authorities and advising on new data-driven business models.

An important part of her practice involves advising on the data protection implications of the GDPR and the e-Privacy Directive (or future e-Privacy Regulation) on technological developments like AI and Big Data. She has specific experience advising on the data protection aspects of marketing and online advertising (i.e. ad tech) and works across a range of business sectors including technology, media, telecom, retail, financial services and insurance. 

Before joining Allen & Overy, Nicole was an Associate Partner at a Dutch law firm, Kennedy Van der Laan. She started her career in 2004, after graduating cum laude from two Masters of Law at both the University of Amsterdam and the University of Antwerp. 

In addition, Nicole completed an LLM at Nyenrode Business University cum laude and completed the Computer Science specialization course at the Grotius Academy. In 2020, she will be a lecturer at the Privacy Law specialization course of Grotius Academy. She also lectures at the specialisation course of the Dutch Privacy Association of which she is also a member.  

News & insights

Abstract graphic

Publications: 30 MARCH 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: emerging data protection and cybersecurity guidance

The Covid-19 coronavirus is creating a need for organisations to process personal data, for a variety of specific purposes (including managing and protecting their workforce, customers and the public).  Many of these processing activities are not part of “business as usual”, so established policies and protocols may not exist. Organisations face a challenge to ensure that this processing complies with data protection and privacy laws, particularly given the urgency behind some of these processing activities and other pressures, which means there is limited time available for consideration and consultation.

Read more
Paul Keller headshot

News: 30 MARCH 2020

Paul Keller rejoins Allen & Overy as partner in intellectual property litigation practice

Allen & Overy today announced that Paul Keller has rejoined the firm as a partner in the litigation practice, based in New York. His return underscores Allen & Overy’s commitment to building a premier global IP litigation practice by investing in the U.S. and matching recent hires across Europe and China. 

Read more

Publications: 30 MARCH 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus - force majeure, imprévision/hardship and emergency legislation on contracts under French law in light of the Covid-19 pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic and its consequences are having a major and sudden impact on economic activities and in particular the conditions in which contracts are being performed.

Read more

Publications: 02 OCTOBER 2019

Cookies consent does not escape the GDPR: The CJEU issued its decision in the Planet49 case

On 1 October 2019, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued its long-awaited decision in the case Planet49 (Case Cā€‘673/17). The decision clarifies the requirements for valid cookie consent under Directive 2002/58 (ePrivacy Directive).

Read more

Office

Amsterdam

Allen & Overy LLP
Apollolaan 15
1077 AB Amsterdam

View office ā†’

Qualifications

Professional

Listed in the register of legal practice areas of the Dutch Bar Association for ICT-recht (privacy recht)