Information Technology

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As IT is at the heart of our clients’ business, we offer legal assistance across a broad spectrum of areas.

Information Technology

In this digital age, change is a given for our clients both in terms of technologies and the laws that govern them. It’s why we provide support to guide them through every legal challenge they face.

Teamwork with colleagues from other legal areas such as competition, corporate and intellectual property, allows us to provide a coordinated and integrated service. Through the expertise of our IT practice group and our close cooperation with top-tier firms in other jurisdictions around the world, we are able to handle all complex domestic and international IT matters.

On the menu to the right you will find a list of the specialisms we offer our clients from leading businesses to government agencies. By combining our legal expertise and IT knowledge, we provide pragmatic solutions across a broad spectrum of areas from setting up and negotiating contracts to dispute resolution before the courts.

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Experience

Market recognition

Chambers Award 2018

Belgium Law Firm of the Year

Noteworthy team offering expertise in a number of domestic and cross-border IP mandates. Especially active in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, and also has considerable experience advising clients from the technology and entertainment sectors.

Chambers Europe 2019, TMT/IP chapter
Chambers Award 2018

Netherlands Law Firm of the Year

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