Caroline Serbanescu

Caroline Serbanescu

Baker McKenzie BV/SRL


Caroline Serbanescu is a junior associate in the IP & Tech Practice Group in the Brussels office. She joined Baker McKenzie in March 2022. Prior to that, she worked as a Blue Book trainee at the European Commission and as a trainee at the Belgian Data Protection Authority as well as at several international business law firms.

Practice Focus

Caroline advises clients on various aspects in the field of Tech Law. Her practice focusses on assisting clients on complex legal questions in the areas of data law, data protection law, whistleblowing law, e-commerce law, marketing law, consumer law as well as cybersecurity law.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Assisting and providing strategic advice to an international client in the elaboration of BCR policies for international transfers of personal data
  • Advised multiple leading international companies, including an online social media and networking service group, on direct and targeted marketing requirements
  • Assisted a leading pharmaceutical company with in-depth advice and analysis on the collection and processing of health-related data
  • Advised a multinational company group on data protection aspects in antitrust investigations
  • Advised several multinational companies on the new European Commission’s Standard Contractual Clauses for international transfers of personal data
  • Assisted several international clients on the collection and processing of personal data in the context of the operation of a whistleblowing hotline
  • Advised an international client active in the renewable energy industry on applicable cybersecurity requirements
  • Advised an international client in the pharmaceutical industry on complex legal questions relating to data ownership
  • Assisted an international client in navigating the complex EU and Belgian regulatory framework for the AdTech industry
  • Assisted an international client on the setting up of an employee geolocation tool in compliance with data protection law


  • Brussels~Belgium (2022)


  • KU Leuven (LL.M. Master of Intellectual Property & ICT Law, magna cum laude) (2021)
  • University of Antwerp (LL.M., magna cum laude) (2020)
  • Saint-Louis University, Brussels (Bachelor of Law, magna cum laude) (2018)


  • French
  • English
  • Romanian
  • Dutch
  • Co-author, Belgian Chapter of Data Protection Day – Key developments and trends for 2023, Baker McKenzie, 2023
  • Author, "Why Does Artificial Intelligence Challenge Democracy? A Critical Analysis of the Nature of the Challenges Posed by AI-Enabled Manipulation", Retskraft, Copenhagen Journal of Legal Studies, Volume 5, Number 1, Spring 2021
  • Co-author, Chronique de droit pénal 2011-2016, Larcier, coll. Les Dossiers du Journal des tribunaux, 2018