Associate EU Cybersecurity, Data & Privacy

Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Aug 25

Position description

Steptoe is looking for an associate to work with its EU Cybersecurity, Data & Privacy team, based in its Brussels office, starting as soon as possible. Curious of what the team is doing? Check its dedicated LinkedIn page here. On cybersecurity space, the work ranges from incident preparation and response to certification. The data sphere relates to the (upcoming) regulation of AI as well as the deployment of new data governance models. On the privacy side, the team covers the full spectrum: from the deployment of compliance programs, to contractual negotiations and responses to investigations.

If you are passionate about cybersecurity and privacy and technology (cryptocurrency, blockchain technologies, IoT), this is an excellent opportunity to join a highly regarded and motivated team with in-depth knowledge and experience in the area.

You can find more information on our areas of expertise and our global practice here:


The successful candidate will:

  • Have a strong academic profile with a clear focus on European law in general and EU cybersecurity and/or data protection law in particular;
  • Have 2 to 3 years’ experience in EU cybersecurity, data or privacy law (in a law firm, in-house or in the public sector);
  • Be fluent in English (fluency in other languages would be an advantage);
  • Be a good team player;
  • Be a good communicator both orally and in writing;
  • Be highly committed, demonstrate initiative and pro-activity.


Steptoe commits to provide interesting and challenging legal work, a rewarding collegial environment, an attractive compensation, training and personalized assistance in your professional development.


Application instructions

Please submit your cover letter and resume by e-mail to Kathleen Van Nuffel, Director ([email protected]).

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