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Thomas Declerck

Senior Associate

Brussels

Declerck Thomas
Thomas Declerck

Senior Associate

Brussels

Thomas has extensive experience in court litigation and (local and international) arbitration, covering a wide range of criminal, corporate and commercial disputes. He is a key member of our white-collar crime and investigations practice and has particular expertise in the fields of cybersecurity and international sanctions and embargoes. Thomas also sits as an arbitrator.

Thomas is admitted to both the Brussels Bar and New York Bar.

News & insights

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Publications: 09 FEBRUARY 2021

High risk vendors in the telecommunications sector: key updates

During 2020, across many of the EU Member States and in the UK, restrictions related to so-called “high risk vendors” (HRVs) in the telecommunications sector were announced.

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Publications: 29 DECEMBER 2020

New EU Cybersecurity Strategy: European Commission accelerates push for EU to lead in cybersecurity regulation

On 16 December 2020, the European Commission launched the EU’s new Cybersecurity Strategy for the Digital Decade, seeking to bolster Europe’s cyber resilience and step up the EU’s leadership in…

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Blog Post: 23 DECEMBER 2020

New EU cybersecurity strategy: European commission accelerates push for EU to lead in cybersecurity regulation

On 16 December 2020, the European Commission launched the EU’s new Cybersecurity Strategy for the Digital Decade, seeking to bolster Europe’s cyber resilience and step up the EU’s leadership in…

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EU Flags

Publications: 13 AUGUST 2020

EU sanctions Chinese, Russian and North-Korean hacking crews

Decision adds important legal dimension to existing predicament for ransomware victims: to pay or not to pay?

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Office

Brussels

Allen & Overy (Belgium) LLP
Tervurenlaan 268A avenue de Tervueren
Brussels
1150

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted to the Brussels Bar, Belgium, 2011

Admitted to the Bar of the State of New York, USA, 2012

Academic

Master of Laws, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KUL) - Summa cum laude, 2010

LLM in International Legal Studies, New York University (NYU) - BAEF Francqui Foundation Fellow, Honorary Fulbright Scholar and Dean’s Graduate Award, 2011

Certificate Undergraduate Legal Studies (Erasmus Programme), King's College London, 2009