About Sophie Hendriks

Sophie Hendriks is a lawyer at AKD who specialises in issues involving privacy, data protection, ICT and artificial intelligence (AI).

Her clients include municipalities, care providers and companies, varying from start-ups to well-established multinationals. She has also taken instructions from organisations active in the digital domain, such as platform providers and application developers.

Sophie has an excellent grasp of the complex and constantly evolving landscape of privacy and data protection, implementing her insights in her legal advice. Her clients appreciate her remarkably rapid response time and her ability to transform complex legal concepts into practical advice.

Sophie is a CIPP/E certified professional, testifying to her extensive knowledge and expertise in the area of data protection and privacy legislation.

In addition to her everyday work, Sophie is an active member of the Dutch Young Privacy Lawyers Association [Jonge Privacyrecht Advocaten Nederland], for which organisation she sits on the conference committee. She is also a member of the Netherlands Association for Information Technology and Law [Nederlandse Vereniging voor Informatietechnologie en Recht, or NVvIR].

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  • Tilburg University: Master of Laws - Law & technology
  • Tilburg University: Master of Laws - European Economic and Competition Law
  • Singapore Management University: Law
Admitted to bar
  • The Netherlands
  • JPAN: Dutch Association of Young Privacy Lawyers
  • VAIA:  Association of Artificial Intelligence Lawyers
Legal practice areas the Netherlands Bar’s register

Sophie Hendriks has registered the following principal (and secondary) legal practice areas in the Netherlands Bar’s register of legal practice areas (rechtsgebiedenregister):

  • Privacy law

Based on this registration, Sophie is required to obtain ten training credits per calendar year in each registered principal legal practice area in accordance with the standards set by the Netherlands Bar.