Partner, Whitebridge Advocatuur; Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Partner Anja Dekhuijzen is a leader in the field of IT, outsourcing and telecoms. She frequently advises clients on outsourcing, IT contracts, IT disputes, telecoms and e-commerce. She is Vice-President of the E-Commerce Committee of ITechLaw and Board Member of CIO Academy. Mentioned and ranked in both Legal 500 EMEA and Chambers respectively for her skills in this area, for several years already. She is a prolific writer and speaker.
After being a partner for almost a decade at a large national and international law firm, Ms. Dekhuijzen is co-founder of Whitebridge. Whitebridge consists of Whitebridge Advocatuur and Whitebridge Consulting. Managing Partner of Whitebridge Consulting is Gerwin Pol, former director outsourcing at Gartner. Gerwin Pol still closely works together with Gartner.
Ms. Dekhuijzen was followed by her clients to Whitebridge. Clients include large IT suppliers and large financials. Clients endorsed the decision to create Whitebridge and even engaged themselves to give more high quality work to Whitebridge.
The foundation of Whitebridge is a strong example of the fast growing trend in the Netherlands that leading IT lawyers pave the way for new IT law firms.