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Simon Sanders

Advocaat

CMS
Atrium - Parnassusweg 737
1077 DG Amsterdam
PO Box 94700
1090 GS Amsterdam
Netherlands
Languages English, Dutch

Simon Sanders is an advocaat in our IP/TMC Practice Area Group. As a former in-house counsel for a leading telecommunications multinational, he was hired by CMS to lead the telecommunications practice. Since then the practice has been expanding at a rapid pace. In addition, Simon advises both suppliers and customers on all legal aspects of contracting and implementing complex IT projects. Simon’s knowledge of the technical and operational aspects of telecommunications and IT, combined with his legal skills, are widely acknowledged. ​

Simon is an active member of the CMS International Telecommunications Practice Group, which has access to the combined knowledge of 54 offices in 29 jurisdictions.

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Simon Sanders is a very practical lawyer and has excellent knowledge of information technology.

The Legal 500 EMEA, 2021

‘Simon Sanders was very involved with the project. In his investigation, he was very strict, businesslike, and thorough. When he presented the results to our audience, he did this in a very inspiring way. He found a way to explain the results of his research in an accessible way.’

The Legal 500 EMEA, 2020

Simon Sanders has a wealth of experience advising IT and telecoms clients on all areas of digital business.

The Legal 500 EMEA, 2020

‘Rather than take an adversarial approach, Simon Sanders was very collaborative, whilst also protecting his client’s interests. As a result, we were able to progress the negotiation at pace, minimising expenditure of time and cost.‘

The Legal 500 EMEA, 2020

Simon Sanders is recommended.

The Legal 500, 2019

Education

  • Dutch Law (International Law), Utrecht University
  • Company and Commercial Law, Grotius Academy for Post-Graduate Law Studies
  • Dutch Law (Company and Social Law and Economics), Utrecht University
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