Jeroen is a commercial lawyer working from Amsterdam and London, specialising in data protection and privacy, technology, commercial contracts and outsourcing.
He has particular experience advising clients on complex multi-jurisdictional outsourcing transactions, European data protection and privacy investigations and technology transactions. Jeroen is comfortable dealing with major suppliers and customers as well as start-up companies across a wide variety of business sectors, with a focus on Tech, Media and Comms, Retail and Financial Services.
Jeroen regularly advises clients on all aspects of data protection compliance (including leading regulatory privacy investigation in various European jurisdictions), consumer protection and e-commerce related matters. He advised on a large number of BPO’s, IT and HR outsourcing projects involving the outsourcing of technology services, payment services, hosting and network services, fund administration and payroll systems. Jeroen also advises on all aspects of software and intellectual property licensing, data security and information technology and related aspects of large-scale corporate and commercial transactions, including transitional services arrangements and cross border data transfer issues.
Jeroen is qualified in the Netherlands and admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales. He studied both Dutch Law and Law & IT at Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, the Netherlands and Innovation, Technology & The Law at the University of Edinburgh, UK.
His career also involved spells as in-house counsel at ABN AMRO, UBS Investment Bank and Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Before joining Osborne Clarke, he worked for Allen & Overy and Norton Rose Fulbright in both London and Amsterdam.
Jeroen has registered the following principal (and secondary) legal practice areas in the Netherlands Bar’s register of legal practice areas (rechtsgebiedenregister):
– ICT Law
Based on this registration, he is required to obtain ten training credits per calendar year in each registered principal legal practice area in accordance with the standards set by the Netherlands Bar.