Mr Bart van Reeken > Van Doorne > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

Van Doorne
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Work Department

Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) Law, Outsourcing, Healthcare Information Technology


Bart negotiates in a way which contributes to the success of relationships. He allocates much of his time to large IT and business process outsourcings which often stretch over multiple countries and jurisdictions. His work covers a broad spectrum, ranging from negotiating and drafting outsourcing agreements, software development agreements, software licences, implementation and SaaS agreements, to handling software license and compliance issues and IT-related disputes. He also has experience in setting up joint development, mutually integrated production, and joint marketing arrangements.

Bart’s primary focus is structuring effective business relations. He likes taking a holistic view and forging an inspiring cooperation in diverse teams, leading to creative approaches and solutions.

Bart has worked for more than half of the larger Netherlands based multinationals, including most of the larger Netherlands based banks and insurance companies. By teaching post-academic courses for young lawyers and performing occasional work for fintech companies and other start-ups, Bart likes to keep connected with trends and innovations that can benefit his larger clients.


Graduated and qualified 1988. Bart is an accredited CEDR mediator. Attended Clarion University of Pennsylvania and Erasmus University of Rotterdam.


Dutch, English


Sourcing Nederland (board of advisers, past Chairman), various (international) professional organisations for IT lawyers


Bart attended the Erasmus University of Rotterdam, the Netherlands and Clarion University of Pennsylvania, USA

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Industry focus: Information technology

(Leading individuals)

Bart van ReekenVan Doorne

Van Doorne is in high demand for its comprehensive range of IT expertise, continually growing its client roster. In addition to IT/cloud-based outsourcing agreements and corporate and M&A transactions for tech companies, the group’s expertise extends to AI, fintech, cyber security and privacy issues. It also has specialist expertise in the field of digital health thanks to counsel Louis Jonker, who heads the fintech group in addition to specialising in IT projects in the healthcare sector. Seasoned practice head Bart van Reeken‘s loyal clients appreciate that he can take control of the most complex cases. The team of associates includes the highly rated Ruud de Kleijn who assists clients in non-contentious matters and disputes. The practice is noted for the quality of its client training programmes and webinars and is also active in various national and international networks, including ITechLaw and Sourcing Nederland.