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DLA Piper Netherlands Tech Head Leads Team Defection to Nauta

Mar 01, 2021 - Legal Week

Dutch firm NautaDutilh has recruited a four-lawyer, partner-led IP/IT team from DLA Piper in Amsterdam, strengthening its practice in anticipation of growth in technology.

Joris Willems, who headed DLA Piper's Netherlands intellectual property and technology team, joins on Monday as Nauta's new technology group head, bringing with him counsel Cyril Christiaans and associates Eva Reinders and Tom De Smet.

The team hire comes just months after Nauta lost a five-strong real est...