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Pels Rijcken

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3 ranked lawyersBand 3NetherlandsEurope 2021 View ranking table
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Pels Rijcken

TMT

3 ranked lawyersBand 3NetherlandsEurope 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Well-reputed telecommunications specialist that also has a notable presence in data protection matters. Acts for a wide range of clients from the public and private sectors, including Dutch telecoms and insurance companies, hospitals, state bodies and regulators. Noted for its regulatory and public law expertise in the telecoms and data protection fields, with experience in important disputes before administrative and civil courts of various levels. Advises on data protection compliance and mobile roaming agreements.

Strengths

One client highlights that the lawyers are "willing to provide the best service and are flexible to follow their clients' needs."

Another client appreciates that the lawyers "respond very quickly, give understandable advice and are willing to think outside the box if possible."

Work highlights

Assisted the Dutch Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport with the data protection aspects of its Covid-19 app.

Notable practitioners

Gerrit-Jan Zwenne has a leading reputation for data privacy matters, including representing clients in investigations and data breach notifications. He also acts for clients accused of violating personal privacy. One client enthuses that he is "smart, practical, hands-on, reliable and visionary."

Jannetje Bootsma advises regulators and state bodies on regulatory and market investigations, as well as in litigation arising from those investigations. One client finds her "capable, effective and sharp" and an overall "excellent litigator."

Jeroen Naves routinely advises clients on IT contracts and licensing agreements. He also represents clients in contentious technology matters. Naves is adept at assisting both public bodies and private companies. One impressed client found him to be "dedicated, hard-working, pragmatic and fast-thinking."

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Pels Rijcken

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Department location

New Babylon

Bezuidenhoutseweg 57

The Hague

South Holland

Netherlands

2594 AC

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Netherlands

TMT: Data Protection


Gerrit-Jan Zwenne
Band 1

TMT: IT & IT Outsourcing


Jeroen Naves
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TMT: Telecommunications


Jannetje Bootsma
Band 3