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. In the area of information technology, his work covers a broad spectrum, ranging from negotiating and drafting outsourcing agreements, software development agreements, software licences, implementation and SaaS agreements, to handling IT-related disputes. He regularly assists companies in reaching agreement on information technology projects, outsourcings and joint ventures.

Bart’s primary focus is structuring effective business relations. He is experienced in setting up joint development, mutually integrated production and joint marketing arrangements. Bart has worked for most of the larger Netherlands based banks, the largest insurance companies, more than half of the larger Netherlands based mutinationals as well as for some fintech companies and other startups.


Qualified 1988. Bart is an accredited CEDR mediator. Partner


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

The Van Doorne practice is praised by clients for its customer care and the breadth of its expertise. Team head Bart van Reeken is singled out for his ‘personal touch‘ whilst dealing with high-stakes cases. His clients range from large corporates to start-ups, which he assists with outsourcings, joint ventures and a range of IT contracts. Louis Jonker stands out for his ‘smart, highly driven’ approach to transactions and contentious work; he has a focus on the digital health and fintech sectors. Arno Voerman is noted for his expertise in fintech regulation and Elisabeth Thole is well known on the data protection front.

Netherlands > Industry focus: Food

Van Doorne provides end to end expertise to its food and beverages clients, who appreciate its ‘accuracy, good service and collaborative approach‘. The ‘very experienced’ Lisette Bieleveld heads up the team, and counts Starbucks Coffee Netherlands among the clients she is assisting with a range of corporate matters. The team also acts on sales, acquisitions and major supply, distribution and franchising agreements. Kriek Wille and Bart van Reeken are other senior key practitioners.