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JACHTHAVENWEG 121, 1081 KM AMSTERDAM, PO BOX 75265, 1070 AG AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS
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Work +31 20 6789 123
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Fax +31 20 795 4589
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www.vandoorne.com

Louis Jonker

Tel:
Work +31 20 6789 510
Email:
Van Doorne

Work Department

Information Technology, ICT, Commercial, Outsourcing, FinTech/Innovative Payments, Healthcare & Life Sciences, Cyber Response Team

Position

Louis provides legal advice across the cycle of IT projects and transactions, from the preparations through contract negotiations and closing, as well as within the context of contract management and dispute settlement.

Career

He also increasingly focuses on supporting clients in complicated sourcing and outsourcing projects, with regard to contracts as well as compliance issues.

Louis’ clients call him extremely trustworthy and value his pro-active and pragmatic approach with advice that reflects his astute insight into the subject matter. In his collaboration with the parties involved, Louis always catches the right tone.

Chambers Europe (2017), TMT: IT & IT Outsourcing: "His clients describe him as 'very easy to work with due to his excellent business understanding and knowledge of the outsourcing market"'.

In addition to various memberships of national and international associations in the area of information technology and the law, Louis is very active in the Platform Outsourcing Nederland (PON), including in co-organizing PON's renowned annual outsourcing conference as of 2013.

Member

  • International Technology Law Association (ITechLaw)
  • Netherlands Association of Computer Lawyers (VIRA)
  • Lecturer on 'Contracts & ICT', Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT), Tilburg University
  • Netherlands Association for IT and Law (NVvIR)
  • Platform Outsourcing Nederland
  • Holland FinTech
  • Lecturer at Nyenrode Business University

Education

  • Postgraduate degree in Computer Law, cum laude, Grotius Academy, the Netherlands, 2008
  • Dutch Law, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 2000


Netherlands: Industry focus

IT

Within: Next generation lawyers

Louis Jonker - Van Doorne

Within: IT

Data protection and healthcare-related IT are particular strengths of Van Doorne’s practice, which welcomed Bart van Reeken from De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek in November 2017. ‘Deeply knowledgeable, internationally connected’ privacy expert Elisabeth Thole advised Dutch Ophthalmic Research Centre (International) on data protection matters. Kees Stuurman is ‘very experienced’ in outsourcing; Louis Jonker is ‘highly knowledgeable’.

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