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Bird & Bird LLP

ZUID-HOLLANDPLEIN 22, 2596 AW DEN HAAG, NETHERLANDS
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Roelien van Neck

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Bird & Bird LLP

Work Department

Information technology, Telecoms, Media and entertainment

Position

Roelien heads the Commercial Group of Bird & Bird in the Netherlands and is a member of the Tech & Comms Group. She is Co-Lead of our international Digital Technology Solutions, Internet Services and eCommerce industry initiative Roelien focuses on commercial matters in the IT and other technology-based industries. She is a specialist in the drafting and negotiation of IT contracts, outsourcing, software exploitation and e-business. Roelien has a specific expertise in the field of (online) business-to-consumer (B2C) matters and she advises clients on all aspects of trading practices, marketing and advertising. She also advises on commercial contracts covering distribution, sales, agency, cooperation and procurement arrangements, acting for suppliers and customers. Additionally, she represents clients in legal proceedings in her specialty areas.

Career

Roelien joined Bird & Bird in 2007. She regularly speaks at internal and external seminars and courses. She is a visiting lecturer at Leiden University. She regularly contributes to leading legal journals, and is a co-author of the leading handbook "Recht en Computer" (Law and Computer) (Kluwer 2014 – 6th edition). Furthermore, she is an editor of legal journal "Juridisch up to Date" (Legally up to date).

Languages

Dutch and English

Member

ITechlaw; the Netherlands Association of Computer Lawyers (VIRA), The Netherlands Association for Media and Communication Law (VMC), The Netherlands Association for Distribution, Franchising and Agency Law (DFA)

Education

She graduated from Leiden University and subsequently completed an LL.M. degree at University College London. She also holds a postgraduate cum laude degree in information technology law.Roelien was admitted to the bar in 2000.


Netherlands: Industry focus

IT

Within: IT

At Bird & Bird LLP, practice head Jeroen van der Lee is particularly strong in IT transactions, while Roelien van Neck is a commercial contracts expert. Clients include TomTom and Skyscanner.

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