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


Chairman Platform Outsourcing Nederland (PON), various (international) professional organisations for IT lawyers


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

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Industry focus: Food

A substantial team at Van Doorne offers cross-border, sector expertise in areas as varied as commercial/M&A, real estate, litigation, IP and employment. It provides advice that is ‘to the point at short notice and has solid knowledge of all areas of law that a corporate has to deal with‘. Lisette Bieleveld, who heads the team and leads the commercial work advised Superunie, a buying cooperative for supermarket chains, on its acquisition of the BIO+ brand. Bart van Reeken focuses on outsourcing and IT agreements and disputes. IP partner Kriek Wille is advising Texelse Bierbrouwerij, the well-known Dutch specialty beer brewer, on an ongoing conflict with its former director who started a competing brewery under a confusingly similar brand.

Netherlands > Industry focus: Information technology

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Bart van Reeken

Van Doorne

A well skilled and dedicated team of lawyers who deliver what they promise‘ is one verdict on Van Doorne; others report ‘it has great industry knowledge‘ and due to the size of the practice ‘can handle tough deadlines’. Bart van Reeken ‘is an example of a negotiator who achieves business goals using his knowledge and charm in a very balanced way‘, while Elisabeth Thole is also highlighted for ‘combining incredible knowledge of the law and an economical approach‘. Counsel Louis Jonker co-heads the firm’s FinTech and the digital health practices. Kees Stuurman left the firm.