Manon Oostveen (admitted to the Bar in 2017) advises and litigates in the field of information law, with a focus on privacy and data protection.
Manon has extensive experience with complex privacy cases and questions on data protection law, on subjects such as data breaches, rights of data subjects, DPIAs, enforcement and (international) transfers of personal data. She also advises and litigates on legal issues in the field of telecommunications and freedom of information. She has represented clients in lawsuits and proceedings before regulatory authorities regarding, inter alia, the legitimate interest under the GDPR, the ‘right to be forgotten’ and the Dutch Freedom of Information Act. She gained in-house experience through secondments in the professional services and consultancy sector. Manon has a particular interest in and experience with matters concerning health data.
Before joining Brinkhof, Manon worked at the Institute for Information Law of the University of Amsterdam, writing her PhD thesis on fundamental rights and European data protection law in the context of big data. She has authored several publications and regularly teaches as a guest lecturer at (mainly) universities.
Manon received her legal education at the University of Utrecht and Uppsala University in Sweden, with specialisations in the areas of IP and IT law at the University of Amsterdam and Leibniz University Hanover in Germany. During her studies she was president of a students’ association and co-founder of the Amsterdam Students’ Association for Information Law.