Mr Patrick Wit > Kennedy Van der Laan > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

Kennedy Van der Laan
1014 BG
P.O. Box 58188, 1040HD
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Work Department

Information Technology Group




Patrick operates at the convergence of technology, media and the regulatory systems for the telecommunications-, media- and IT sector. In his practice, he focuses on commercial negotiations and dispute resolution including litigation where necessary. He advises clients on the commercial and regulatory aspects of electronic communication and the protection of personal data. He also gives advise about complex IT projects and outsourcing business processes.

Patrick is a natural-born IT connoisseur. He studied Technical Business Administration and worked as a software designer, consultant and project manager. He is a member of ITechLaw and the Dutch associations NVvIR (Dutch Association for IT and Law), “Platform Outsourcing Nederland” and VIRA (IT Lawyers Association).



Dutch, English


Member of ITechLaw
Member of the board Netherlands Association of IT attorneys (VIRA)
Member of Netherlands Association for Information Technology and Law (NVvIR)
Member of Netherlands Association for Media and Communications Law


Technical business administration, Technology College Rijswijk, 1989
Law, Erasmus University Rotterdam, 1996

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Industry focus: Information technology

Kennedy Van der Laan is highlighted for its ‘fast and in-depth advice, ability to understand business problems, and for offering the right solutions‘. In addition to outsourcing and other IT projects, the team also handles  IT disputes, e-commerce mandates, cybercrime, and public procurement matters. Patrick Wit is in demand for his ‘negotiation expertise‘, while other well-regarded partners include Joost Linnemann, Hester de Vries, and Christoph Jeloschek; senior associate Joost Schmaal is also a name to note. The team counts TNT,  McDonald’s and Stichting BKR among its broad client base.