About us

Sirius Legal serves a very diverse clientele. It does not matter whether you are a start-up, a successful SME or a multinational. In a rapidly changing and complex business climate, making informed decisions is crucial to staying afloat.

At Sirius Legal, we do not just follow legal evolutions, we are an active part of legal change. Through blogs, white papers, webinars and training sessions, we share our years of accumulated knowledge and keep our clients informed of all the latest legal developments. We play a very active role in sector organizations and engage actively in lobbying activities on behalf of our partners. In other words, we make sure our voice as well as our partner’s voice is heard in the legal debate. We keep a close eye on technological trends and developments and assess the legal impact of any new technology for your company long before others do. We prepare your company for the future with tailor-made non-nonsense advice, just as it should be.

Our team consists not only of lawyers, but also of IT and media professionals who have earned their spurs in digital economy. In 2010, we combined these different backgrounds into a strong, young, multilingual and open law firm in Mechelen and Brussels.

We are extremely transparent in our approach. At Sirius Legal, you can be sure that you get what you expected, within the budgets we agreed with you. Trust and transparency are just as important to us as a personal approach. We make it a point to get to know you and your company, because that allows us to become a partner in business for your company, always available and flexible to advise you at the right time.

Team

Bart Van den Brande

Managing Partner

I am the founder and Managing Partner of Sirius Legal. In 2010, I decided to leave the Brussels big city law scene behind me to start practicing law in a different way. More personal, open and direct, affordable and with 100% focus on the digital economy.

I am the founder and Managing Partner of Sirius Legal. In 2010, I decided to leave the Brussels big city law scene behind me to start practicing law in a different way. More personal, open and direct, affordable and with 100% focus on the digital economy.

Bart Van den Brande

Managing Partner

Roeland Lembrechts

Partner Head of Operations

I studied criminology at KU Leuven, before I went on to study law at the University of Antwerp. With this combined background, I started my career as a lawyer at the Mechelen Bar. 10 years later I became a partner in the fantastic project of Sirius Legal.

I studied criminology at KU Leuven, before I went on to study law at the University of Antwerp. With this combined background, I started my career as a lawyer at the Mechelen Bar. 10 years later I became a partner in the fantastic project of Sirius Legal.

Roeland Lembrechts

Partner Head of Operations

An Haenen

Marketing & Relationships Manager

I am Marketing & Relationships Manager at Sirius Legal and made a career switch from the marketing and communications world to a law firm in 2018. I started my career in online marketing, when online advertising was still in its infancy. For 20 years, I spent my time in the ecosystems of the most fantastic brands: Rabobank.be, Telenet, Mediahuis, De Persgroep, …

I am Marketing & Relationships Manager at Sirius Legal and made a career switch from the marketing and communications world to a law firm in 2018. I started my career in online marketing, when online advertising was still in its infancy. For 20 years, I spent my time in the ecosystems of the most fantastic brands: Rabobank.be, Telenet, Mediahuis, De Persgroep, …

An Haenen

Marketing & Relationships Manager

Marinus Vromans

Lawyer

I studied Dutch law at Utrecht University, European law at the College of Europe in Bruges and Belgian business law at the University of Antwerp.
I am a member of the Antwerp Bar. Apart from Dutch, I work in English, French, Spanish and German.

I studied Dutch law at Utrecht University, European law at the College of Europe in Bruges and Belgian business law at the University of Antwerp.
I am a member of the Antwerp Bar. Apart from Dutch, I work in English, French, Spanish and German.

Marinus Vromans

Lawyer

Thomas Luyten

Lawyer

I am a lawyer at Sirius Legal, affiliated with the Bar of Antwerp. After my law studies, I started working at a medium-sized law firm in Mechelen in 2012, where I focused on IT/IP and data protection within the corporate law unit. As a certified DPO, I have also been doing various in-house assignments with companies since 2019.

I am a lawyer at Sirius Legal, affiliated with the Bar of Antwerp. After my law studies, I started working at a medium-sized law firm in Mechelen in 2012, where I focused on IT/IP and data protection within the corporate law unit. As a certified DPO, I have also been doing various in-house assignments with companies since 2019.

Thomas Luyten

Lawyer

Jenny Cheung

Lawyer

After studying Law at the University of Antwerp and an additional Master in IP & ICT Law at the KU Leuven, I have been a lawyer at Sirius Legal at the Brussels Bar since 2019.

After studying Law at the University of Antwerp and an additional Master in IP & ICT Law at the KU Leuven, I have been a lawyer at Sirius Legal at the Brussels Bar since 2019.

Jenny Cheung

Lawyer

Valeska De Pauw

Lawyer

I am a lawyer at Sirius Legal and a member of the Brussels Bar. Based on my interest in the creative world and technology, I decided to obtain a Master’s degree in Intellectual Property & ICT Law at the KU Leuven after my law studies. Since 2020, I also work as a practice assistant at the Centre for IP & IT Law.

I am a lawyer at Sirius Legal and a member of the Brussels Bar. Based on my interest in the creative world and technology, I decided to obtain a Master’s degree in Intellectual Property & ICT Law at the KU Leuven after my law studies. Since 2020, I also work as a practice assistant at the Centre for IP & IT Law.

Valeska De Pauw

Lawyer

Sophie Vercraeye

Lawyer

After obtaining my Master’s degree in Law from the University of Antwerp in 2018, I decided to travel around Central America solo so that I could fully focus on my career afterwards. In 2020, I started (with a lot of unique experiences in my pocket) as a lawyer at Sirius Legal at the Bar of Antwerp.

After obtaining my Master’s degree in Law from the University of Antwerp in 2018, I decided to travel around Central America solo so that I could fully focus on my career afterwards. In 2020, I started (with a lot of unique experiences in my pocket) as a lawyer at Sirius Legal at the Bar of Antwerp.

Sophie Vercraeye

Lawyer

Jerome Vercruysse

Consultant DPO

After obtaining my bachelor’s degree in law, I became interested in entrepreneurship. A few years later, and a few SMEs later, I remained fascinated by the legal field. That is why I enrolled in a DPO course and ended up at Sirius Legal. Now I am a consultant – DPO at Sirius Legal.

After obtaining my bachelor’s degree in law, I became interested in entrepreneurship. A few years later, and a few SMEs later, I remained fascinated by the legal field. That is why I enrolled in a DPO course and ended up at Sirius Legal. Now I am a consultant – DPO at Sirius Legal.

Jerome Vercruysse

Consultant DPO

Matthias Vandamme

Lawyer

I am a lawyer at Sirius Legal and work from our offices in Mechelen. In 2020, I graduated cum laude from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel . Prior to that, I graduated cum laude in the Bachelor’s programme ‘Business Management-Legal Practice’ at the University-College Leuven-Limburg.

I am a lawyer at Sirius Legal and work from our offices in Mechelen. In 2020, I graduated cum laude from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel . Prior to that, I graduated cum laude in the Bachelor’s programme ‘Business Management-Legal Practice’ at the University-College Leuven-Limburg.

Matthias Vandamme

Lawyer

Isha Upadhyaya

Lawyer Legal Tech Projects

As a lawyer at Sirius Legal, I assist companies with various aspects of a digital transformation. After a bilingual bachelor in Brussels, I obtained a master of laws with distinction at KU Leuven. I have been a member of the Brussels Bar since 2021.

As a lawyer at Sirius Legal, I assist companies with various aspects of a digital transformation. After a bilingual bachelor in Brussels, I obtained a master of laws with distinction at KU Leuven. I have been a member of the Brussels Bar since 2021.

Isha Upadhyaya

Lawyer Legal Tech Projects
Pieter Dirix

Pieter Dirix

Lawyer

I am a lawyer at Sirius Legal and I am affiliated with the Bar of Antwerp. In 2020 I graduated with distinction as Master in Law at the University of Antwerp. In 2021 I obtained an additional Master in IP & ICT Law at the KU Leuven while gaining experience in both the legal profession and consultancy.

Pieter Dirix

I am a lawyer at Sirius Legal and I am affiliated with the Bar of Antwerp. In 2020 I graduated with distinction as Master in Law at the University of Antwerp. In 2021 I obtained an additional Master in IP & ICT Law at the KU Leuven while gaining experience in both the legal profession and consultancy.

Pieter Dirix

Lawyer