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Brinkhof

TMT

6 ranked lawyersBand 1NetherlandsEurope 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Combined and fully integrated TMT practice that serves a large client base consisting of multinational technology companies, a wide range of media outlets and important telecoms operators. Has notable experience in broadcasting rights and collective rights issues, as well as advertising disputes. Known for taking on mandates that blur the distinction between areas of media, IT and data protection, such as right to be forgotten suits and live streaming. Advises on IT outsourcing and licensing agreements, as well as e-commerce and the roll out of new services. Additionally able to assist leading telecoms service providers with litigation related to shared access agreements and tariffs. Represents clients in data processing investigations, including concerning the personal data of minors.

Strengths

One happy client notes that the team's "communication and dedication is top notch."

Another client enthuses: "Brinkhof understands our business and is quick in combining this with thorough legal knowledge, both on a national and European level, and providing strategic advice."

A client highlights the team's "ability to explain complicated matters of substantive and procedural law to non-lawyers."

Work highlights

Represented VoetbalTV in enforcement proceedings concerning its right to live-stream football matches.

Notable practitioners

The "very well regarded" Dorien Verhulst enters the rankings this year. She advises clients on defamation and advertising matters, as well as acting on the overlap between data protection and media law.

Eliane De Vilder advises clients on outsourcing and procurement agreements, as well as e-commerce matters. Clients benefit from her expert advice on IT contracts, with an interviewee particularly highlighting her strength in contractual negotiations. She also represents clients in contentious matters.

Quinten Kroes draws upon a lengthy track record advising on data exchanges, personal data processing and regulatory compliance, particularly concerning streaming and cookies. He also regularly acts for telecommunications operators on regulatory disputes and spectrum licensing matters. A client praises his "good analytical skills and ability to describe the legal possibilities in a clear and understandable manner to the board." Another client highlights his ability "to find a practical solution."

Standout media lawyer Remy Chavannes provides expert advice on administrative litigation, defamation claims, collective rights issues and broadcasting agreements. He also offers noteworthy experience in advertising litigation. One client describes him as "a sharp and analytical lawyer who understands our business and uses his extensive knowledge of national and European law to provide quick and realistic advice."

Wieke Van Angeren often handles complex IT contract negotiations, including licensing and outsourcing agreements. One pleased client appreciates her "broad experience and to-the-point and practical advice."

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TMT Department

Brinkhof

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Grote Bickersstraat 74-78

Amsterdam

North Holland

Netherlands

1013 KS

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Netherlands

TMT: Data Protection


Quinten Kroes
Band 1

TMT: IT & IT Outsourcing


Eliane De Vilder
Band 2
Wieke Van Angeren
Band 2

TMT: Media


Dorien Verhulst
Up and Coming
Remy Chavannes
Band 1

TMT: Telecommunications


Quinten Kroes
Band 2