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EU Clinical Trial Representation

Your company is not established in the EU and conducts clinical trials in the EU? Under EU regulation (GDPR and Clinical Trial Regulation), you may be under the obligation to appoint an EU representative. Hussard provides compliant, efficient and cost effective EU representation for clinical trials.

Our services include:

  • NWritten Annual Mandate
  • NGDPR Compliance Assessment
  • NCooperation with Supervisory Authorities
  • NContact point for EU Patients
  • NContracts Review (protocole, CTA, NDA, etc.)

A La Carte

Hussard can help address all data privacy issues (GDPR) in any business context. We can deliver ongoing international data privacy compliance support to data controllers and processors.

Our support can be structured to meet your needs including by providing external Data Protection Officer (DPO) services.

Our services include:

  • NRecord of Processing Activities
  • NData Protection Impact Analysis (DPIA)
  • NContracts and International Transfers of Data
  • NAccess Rights & Data Breaches Management
  • NTraining and Workshops

The Payoff for Compliance is Trust.

Who We Are

Hussard is a niche legal service provider specialised in data privacy and EU representation for clinical trials.

Gauthier Broze

Gauthier Broze

Founder & CEO

Before founding Hussard, Gauthier has been an active member of the Brussels bar for 20 years, working for international law firms in Brussels and London. Gauthier holds a Master Degree in Law of the University of Louvain and a Post-Master Degree (LL.M) in European Laws of the University of Edinburgh. Gauthier followed several executive courses at Harvard Law School. Gauthier has a double privacy certification, CIPP/E and Solvay Business School, and a certification in Good Clinical Practice (GCP).

He is external Data Protection Officer (DPO) specialized in life sciences and clinical trials. He advises several biopharma companies on GDPR compliance and lectures on clinical trials at the Belgian Pharmaceutical Federation (

Charlotte De Raef

Charlotte De Raef


Before joining HUSSARD as a Partner, Charlotte was a member of the Brussels Bar. She has been working for business law firms in Brussels for seven years. Her practice focuses on data privacy, IP/ICT, contracts and business law.

Charlotte holds a Master Degree in Law from the University of Louvain and specialises in IP with a LL.M from the University of Leuven. Charlotte is certified CIPP/E and member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). She is active as an external Data Protection Officer (DPO) and EU legal representative in data privacy (GDPR) for non-EU biotech’s and pharma companies. Charlotte is also legal expert for the Belgian Association of Marketing (BAM) and lectures on innovation and digital marketing. She speaks French, Dutch and English.

Our team comprises seasoned certified lawyers and technical experts (DPO) with strong expertise and the right skillsets to manage the complexity of international business.

Why Hussard

Hussard is expert in GDPR and a leader in Data Privacy Compliance.


We enable companies in all sectors to drive efficiency and growth to new data privacy compliance accross jurisdictional borders


We focus on EU representation for clinical trials. We have tailored our compliance processes for this segment.

No conflicts

We are an independant legal firm and open to share our experience with your teams

Best Value

We offer transparent and competitive pricing combined with efficient onboarding and monitoring processes. This will save you time and money

Why Belgium

World-class health cluster

  • NEU leader in clinical trials phase I
  • NLocated at the very heart of Europe
  • NTax incentives for R&D expenses
  • NEnglish widely spoken

Industrial and academical players

  • NGlobal pharma leaders
  • NBiotech ecosystem
  • NPrivate research centres
  • NLeading universities

    Favorable regulatory framework

    • NPharma friendly approach
    • NProximity to EU institutions (EDPB)
    • NCollaborative supervisory authority
    • NPrior consultation

    Smart specialization

    • NBiopharmacy
    • NCell therapy
    • NMedical devices
    • NBiomanufacturing


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