Jurre Reus > Houthoff > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile



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Netherlands > Data privacy and data protection

(Rising stars)

Jurre Reus – Houthoff

Regulatory enforcement and litigation alongside data compliance and privacy advice are all handled by the data team at Houthoff. The team sits within the IP and IT practice and has been increasingly working on issues such as profiling, automated decision-making, and representing clients before the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS). Chairing the practice, TMT expert Thomas de Weerd handles both privacy and cybersecurity issues. Jurre Reus is key to the practice, he focuses on tech and platform-related data issues and is also particularly adept at matters involving mobility and automotive industries. Nicole Bilderbeek advises clients on the GDPR.

Netherlands > Industry focus: Media and entertainment

With Thomas de Weerd heading the team, Houthoff advises clients within the media and entertainment sector on a variety of matters, including regulatory requirements, intellectual property and advertising law. Thijs van Aerde has experience handling litigation matters for broadcasters in the Dutch Supreme Court, while Jurre Reus possesses in-depth capabilities in the audio-visual sector. Nicole Bilderbeek is also noted for her skill assisting clients within the music and television industries.

Netherlands > Industry focus: Information technology

(Rising stars)

Jurre Reus – Houthoff

The IT division at Houthoff stands out in IT contracting, contractual disputes, M&A and digital marketing, collaborating effectively with the firm’s dispute resolution, M&A and automotive departments. Thomas de Weerd oversees the team, with experience in leading complex negotiations for tech and outsourcing contracts, particularly in areas like digital platforms, cybersecurity and mobility. Jurre Reus specialises in data protection, platform regulation and digital business matters, as well as litigation. Nicole Bilderbeek brings her expertise in data protection, IT and intellectual property law, playing a significant role in M&A transactions.

Netherlands > Industry focus: telecoms

Houthoff’s TMT group, directed by Thomas de Weerd, collaborates closely with the firm’s M&A, dispute resolution, and automotive practices to provide counsel on various telecoms-related issues. Public law specialist Freeke Heijne concentrates on telecoms law and other regulated markets, offering guidance on the enforcement of current regulations, the effects of proposed legislation, and associated legal disputes. Jurre Reus contributes significant expertise to the team, particularly in advising on telecoms regulations within the automotive sector.