Eliane de Vilder > Brinkhof > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

Grote Bickersstraat 74-78
1013 KS Amsterdam

Work Department

IT & Outsourcing




Eliane de Vilder (partner) specialises in commercial contracts with a particular focus on software and IT. She has advised on numerous complex multi-jurisdictional outsourcing projects and has extensive experience of acting on other technology, agency and distribution agreements, as well as broader TMT-related agreements. She also assists client in disputes concerning technology-related matters.

Eliane is a contributor to PLC Outsourcing Handbook (2010/2011) and co-author of a preliminary advice on open source software (‎NVVIR, 2006).


Platform Outsourcing Nederland (Board member); Netherlands Association for Information Technology and Law; Netherlands Association of Computer Lawyers; ITechlaw Association.


JD Leiden (1986); LLM Duke University (1987); Grotius (1996); NautaDutilh (1987-2004).

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Industry focus: Information technology

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Eliane De Vilder – Brinkhof

Brinkhof manages a wide array of IT needs, covering areas like multimedia-related matters, artificial intelligence, DevOps, industry-specific SaaS solutions and software licensing audits. The firm is actively engaged in cross-border outsourcing projects, IT challenges in the financial services industry and disputes related to outsourcing. The team is led by founding partner Eliane De Vilder, alongside Wieke Van Angeren and Teun Burgers. De Vilder is an expert in commercial contracts concerning software and IT, and is adept at overseeing complex outsourcing projects and agreements. Van Angeren excels in the outsourcing of critical business functions, licensing and IT legal disputes, serving a client base that includes major financial institutions and TMT companies. Burgers, who became a partner in January 2023, is recognised for his skill in negotiating and drafting complex agreements.