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The ‘well-oiled’ team at Allen & Overy LLP added TMG, Huawei and Randstad to its client roster. ‘Creative’ and ‘extremely good’ practice head Herald Jongen advised TNT Express on the outsourcing of various activities, including finance and accounting, to Accenture.

Bird & Bird LLP’s ‘cost-effective’ practice is led by Jeroen van der Lee, who advised Solera on a long-term outsourcing contract with Stichting CIS involving a fraud detection platform for the country’s loss insurance sector. Van der Lee, Gerrit-Jan Zwenne and Roelien van Neck are recommended.

Led by Bart van Reeken and Richard van Staden ten Brink, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek’s practice counts Philips, Facebook, Rabobank and Uber among its clients. Senior associate Wanne Pemmelaar is ‘very knowledgeable’ and ‘practical’.

Houthoff Buruma’s team is counsel to eBay, PayPal, Erasmus MC and Ryanair, among others. Practice head Thomas de Weerd advised the receivers of DSB Bank on outsourcing the servicing of the bank’s €5bn mortgage portfolio to Quion.

Joost Linnemann heads up the department at Kennedy Van der Laan; he successfully defended Alert Life Sciences Computing against two customers’ claims that Alert failed to develop and implement software. The team is praised for its responsiveness, professionalism and value for money. Patrick Wit is widely recommended.

Kees Stuurman heads the information technology practice at Van Doorne. Marjolijn Lips and Onno Boerstra advised Total Specific Solutions on the acquisition of companies including PharmaPartners, Magister and Co-Maker. Recently promoted partner Elisabeth Thole is recommended for data protection.

Brinkhof’s team is led by the ‘proactive’, ‘pragmatic’ Eliane de Vilder, who is praised for her ‘extensive knowledge’. It advises numerous high-profile clients, including Google, WhatsApp, Twitter, Accenture and, more recently, Genesys.

Joris Willems and Daphne Bens head up the ‘excellent’, ‘proactive’ department at DLA Piper. The team’s clients include Uber, Qualcomm, Meltwater and Tesla. Willems and Khaled Dadi are recommended.

Jeroen Koëter and Lieneke Viergever of Project Moore Advocaten led advice to NVM on two significant data protection matters. The team is praised for always being ‘up to date’. Koëter, Viergever and Eva Visser are recommended.

Wanda van Kerkvoorden’s team at SOLV Advocaten is ‘reliable’, ‘efficient’ and ‘savvy’; it assisted a client with a banking software compliance matter. Thomas van Essen and Menno Weij are recommended.

Judica Krikke heads Stibbe’s ‘cost-effective’ department, whose clients include Netflix, FloraHolland and the Ministry of Justice. Friederike van der Jagt is praised for her ‘detailed, accurate analysis’ and for being ‘extremely responsive’.

Vondst Advocaten N.V’s team recently added Randstad to its client roster, and represented AllSolutions in litigation regarding the development of a new IT system to monitor the government’s investments. Polo van der Putt and Tjeerd Overdijk are recommended.

The department at Baker McKenzie Amsterdam N.V. is headed up by Wouter Seinen, who joined from CMS in January 2015. The team’s longstanding clients include VolkerWessels Telecom, as well as diversified multinational manufacturers and global telecoms companies. IFS is a more recent addition.

Klaas Bisschop’s practice at Hogan Lovells International LLP counts Nintendo, Disney and Merck as clients. Senior associate Joke Bodewits is particularly active, advising Fairphone on hardware, software and servicing agreements.

Loyens & Loeff’s department is led by Serge Zwanen, with support from Kim Lucassen. Bank of Scotland, Acer, Alliander and Tata Communications are among its clients.

NautaDutilh’s department is headed up by Tycho de Graaf. Paul Waszink assisted Achmea with the large-scale revision of its privacy policy. Other clients include Groupon, Infor and Mediq. Piet Sippens Groenewegen is recommended.

Practice head Meine Dijkstra of Pels Rijcken & Droogleever Fortuijn NV advised Jeroen Bosch hospital on an appeal procedure regarding its withdrawal from an agreement with Alert Life Sciences Computing.

Anja Dekhuijzen leads Whitebridge’s department, which specialises in outsourcing. She assisted Bridgestone Europe, ARAG SE Nederland, IPsoft and LaSer Nederland with various outsourcing issues.

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