Elisah Vanhecke

Managing Partner corporate law

Elisah Vanhecke gives advice on and handles disputes in intellectual property law, IT law and business law, and has specific expertise and experience on special agreements and commercial contracts. She has been at Van Steenbrugge Advocaten since 2012.

Elisah Vanhecke has been active as a lawyer since 2009. Until 2012 she was a member of the Brussels Bar (Monard Law), since then she is a member of the Ghent Bar. 

Elisah is also a member of the BMM (Benelux Association for Trademark and Design Law). In 2019 she followed a training 'Data Protection Officer' at the Data Protection Institute.

Elisah Vanhecke strives for pragmatic solutions, with a thorough and clear approach, always in close consultation with the client.

Degrees and qualifications

Master's in Law, Ghent University, 2009
Erasmus programme at Université Panthéon-Sorbonne, 2008-2009
Advanced master’s in intellectual law, KU Leuven, 2015
Data Protection Officer, Data Protection Institute, 2019


Monard Law in Brussels


Registered at the Brussels Bar from 2009 to 2012
Registered at the Ghent Bar since 2012


Intellectual property law
Commercial and business law

Legal Contributions 

“Help… een gegevenslek!” (‘Help... a data breach!’), TPP 2018, ep. 3, 6-13

Opinion & blog

Refer-a-friend action: do or don't? 
The register of processing activities: a must for companies
Can a company keep access to an ex-employee's email account?
Trade secrets protected?


Dutch, French, English


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