Mr Arnoud Boorsma > Pels Rijcken & Droogleever Fortuijn NV > The Hague, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

Pels Rijcken & Droogleever Fortuijn NV
PO BOX 11756


As a specialist in administrative law, Arnoud represents the interests of the State as well as a number of public regulators such as the Netherlands Authority for Financial Markets, the Dutch Media Authority and Radiocommunications Agency Netherlands. In his capacity as lawyer for these clients he has very extensive experience with administrative proceedings at the Administrative Jurisdiction Division of the Council of State, the Rotterdam District Court and the Trade and Industry Appeals Tribunal. His specialisations include general administrative and procedural administrative law, financial law, media law and telecommunications law.

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Industry focus: Media and entertainment

Located in The Hague, Pels Rijcken & Droogleever Fortuijn NV stands out for its extensive experience defending the IP rights of musicians and authors in the Dutch Supreme Court. Arnoud Boorsma heads the team and has a strong understanding of the regulatory environment that governs broadcasters. Leading the team alongside him, Sikke Kingma is a seasoned IP litigator who regularly assists clients in the media and entertainment industry. Jordi Bierens is another key member of the team who, in addition to media law, advises on advertising.

Netherlands > Industry focus: telecoms

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Arnoud BoorsmaPels Rijcken & Droogleever Fortuijn NV

Pels Rijcken & Droogleever Fortuijn NV continues to be the go-to counsel to the Dutch government and regulatory bodies, advising on emerging areas of law and defending them in politically sensitive and complex disputes. Arnoud Boorsma spearheads the team and is adept at supervision, enforcement, and general administrative law, notably within the telecoms, public, and commercial media spaces. Meanwhile, administrative law specialist Jannetje Bootsma concentrates on telecoms and education law.