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Coen Barneveld Binkhuysen appointed as Partner at Osborne Clarke


Written on 16 December 2020

International law firm Osborne Clarke announces Coen Barneveld Binkhuysen will be appointed as Partner of Osborne Clarke in Amsterdam, as of January 1, 2021. Coen has been part of the growth of Osborne Clarke in Amsterdam from the start in June 2014. He has developed into an expert in Commercial Contracting with a focus on the technology, media and communication (TMC) sector.

Coen advises companies on a wide variety of legal issues related to software, smart city projects, IoT solutions and other advanced technologies such as AI, robotics and blockchain. He has extensive experience in drafting and reviewing international service-, distribution- and agency contracts. He is also regarded as an expert in (online) consumer law.

Coen is described by clients as: “Super commercial. Very skilful and sharp in negotiations. He is one of the best.” Bas Beenen, Managing Partner of Osborne Clarke in Amsterdam, fully concurs: “Coen has built up a very strong practice in recent years. We are very pleased that Coen is joining the partnership with his knowledge and personality.”

Coen’s clients range from global multinationals (such as LeasePlan and Facebook) to fast-growth start-ups (such as Zivver and Hyrde), often active within the fin-tech and e-commerce. Companies that are quickly adapting to the latest technological developments. Coen’s promotion confirms Osborne Clarke’s focus on the TMC sector.

Coen adds: “I very much look forward to 2021 and continue to expand and grow the practice with my talented team in the years to come!”

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