Frédéric François

Joining Stibbe Amsterdam in 2008, Frédéric specialises in TMT, procurement law and information technology.

Providing pragmatic solutions for his clients, Frédéric has proven expertise in ICT public procurement and ICT contracts. Furthermore, his experience includes the procurement, negotiation and litigation of ICT contracts regarding sourcing, development, licensing, maintenance/support and the various cloud based solutions available.

Frédéric has a Masters of Law from the University of Amsterdam (2008). He also attended the Stibbe mini MBA Highlights Programme at INSEAD (2013).

He regularly publishes articles on public procurement and ICT issues and is the editor of the Computer Law Journal. In addition, Frédéric is a member of the Dutch Procurement Law Association (NVvA) and the Netherlands Association for Information Technology and Law (NVvIR).

  • Languages: Dutch, English, French
  • Admitted to the Amsterdam Bar: 2009

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