Liberius Lawyers


  • Commercial contracts
  • Distribution agreements
  • GDPR
  • Competition law
  • Brexit


  • Belgian Lawyer
  • Experienced in house advisor
  • Fluent in Dutch, English and French
  • Certified International Privacy Professional (CIPP/E accreditation)


  • Van Bael & Bellis
  • Mastercard
  • Bombardier
  • Carrier/ United Technologies
  • Biotech, big pharma and hospitals


  • Catholic University of Louvain
  • College of Europe Bruges
  • Brussels School of Competition
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)

Kris Somers

Liber.ius partner

Kris is a results-oriented and analytical lawyer and privacy professional with over 20 years of experience, both in private practice and as in-house and outside counsel for top tier multinational businesses. He is also a leadership coach and has experience in corporate communications and freelance journalism. Adept at providing organisations with pragmatic, hands-on legal advice and developing, implementing and communicating effective corporate and compliance strategies, Kris has a keen eye for detail and opportunities for process optimisation. He is able to communicate at all levels with ease, and works fluently in English, Dutch, and French.

Kris obtained his Master’s degree at the Catholic University of Louvain, an LLM in European Law at the renowned College of Europe in Bruges, and studied European Competition Law at the Brussels School of Competition. Kris holds both the CIPP/E and CIMP accreditations with the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and is an accredited mediator (in civil and trade cases). He also holds the certification of collaborative negotiator at the Brussels Bar.

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