Van Diepen Van der Kroef Advocaten advises clients on all types of privacy and data protection matters. Van Diepen is known for its strong international practice and has several German and French qualified lawyers as well as (native) German, Polish and French speaking lawyers. As a result, Van Diepen advises major companies from these countries.
Dr Bart Sujecki is a partner and head of Van Diepen’s IP/IT practice. Bart specialises in IP protection, IT contracts and international private law. He represents clients from all over the world in both litigation and advisory work. Bart is the author of several handbooks on a variety of topics. He is also a guest lecturer at Maastricht University.
Stephan Mulders advises both Dutch and international clients on GDPR and technology-related compliance. He has particular expertise in designing data-light compliance structures, data breaches and know-how protection. Stephan also has a privacy and data protection litigation practice, where he represents clients both before civil courts and before the Dutch Data Protection Authority. He also represents a number of clients in relation to reputation management and the right to be forgotten.
Stephan is currently an external PhD student at Maastricht University. The topic of his research is the concept of damages for GDPR breaches. His latest article was published as editor’s choice by International Data Privacy Law (https://doi-org.mu.idm.oclc.org/10.1093/idpl/ipad012).He is a member of ITechLaw and the IAPP.
Van Diepen is the largest independent law firm in the Netherlands, with 75 qualified lawyers in four offices.