Lokke Moerel
  • Warandelaan 2, Montesquieu Building, room M 729

    5037 AB Tilburg



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Lokke Moerel is senior of counsel with Morrison & Foerster and professor of global ICT law at Tilburg University. Since 2004, she heads the working group of chief privacy officers at leading European multinationals who developed a new set of binding data protection rules in consultation with the Dutch DPA, which have since received EU-wide approval. Lokke has written Binding Corporate Rules, published by Oxford University Press in 2012, which is considered the leading textbook on BCR. Lokke currently publishes in particular on big data and will (jointly with Prof. Corien Prins) publish the 2016 pre-advice for the Dutch National Lawyers Assosiciation ( NVJ). Lokke was recently appointed to the Dutch Cyber Security Council (advisory body of the Dutch cabinet on cybersecurity). She is consistently ranked as a leader in data protection law in Chambers Global and Legal 500: "She has a formidable reputation in the field of data protection, advising numerous blue-chip clients. She is doing market-leading work" (Chambers 2015).



Lokke Moerel (1965) started her career with the Dutch based law firm De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek as a specialist in Intellectual Property (representing IBM, Philips and Intel in their IP issues). In 1998 she became partner ICT, heading up De Brauw?s ICT department. During 2000-2002 she was partner in the ICT legal department of Linklaters London, where she headed up the teams for global licensing and IT-procurement and outsourcing transactions. Since January 2015 Lokke Moerel is Senior of Counsel,  Privacy and Cyber Security at Morrison & Foerster.


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External positions

Chair of the Board (Netherlands Atlantic Association)

1 Jan 2023 → …

Non executive Director (Topicus.com Cooperative)

10 Jun 2020 → …

Member (Cyber Security Council)

1 Mar 2015 → …

Lawyer (Morrison & Foerster)

1 Jan 2015 → …

Senior of Counsel, Morrison & Foerster

2015 → …

Member of the board (Sichting Amfortas)

1 Jan 2014 → …

Chair supervisory board (Mauritshuis, Koninklijk Kabinet van Schilderijen)

1 Jul 2001 → …


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