Polo van der Putt

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Mr. P. van der Putt


Lawyer (1996)



Vondst Advocaten

Jacob Obrechtstraat 56
1071 KN Amsterdam

Tel: +31 (0)20 504 2000




Polo van der Putt heads the IT and sourcing practice of Vondst. Polo qualified in 1996. Through his years of experience with contracts, market practices, disputes and IT, Polo knows what you may expect as a vendor or user. Polo can therefore move quickly. Polo’s practice focuses on contracts, both in national and international setting. Amongst others Polo deals with sourcing projects, the structuring and termination of co-operations, software and services contracts, distribution and IT- and procurement projects. Advising clients in conflict situations forms an important part of his practice. He litigates on a regular basis. Besides he specialises in data protection law. He also regularly deals with e-commerce issues.


Polo is arbitrator for the Foundation for the Settlement of Automation Disputes. Polo is initiator and chief editor of IT en Recht (www.itenrecht.nl), the Dutch online platform for IT and Law. Polo is the former chairman of the Dutch Outsourcing Association (Platform Outsourcing Nederland) and is the former chairman of the Dutch Association of IT Lawyers (VIRA). Polo is author of a legal text book on software distribution and the Dutch chapter in Data Protection & Privacy, which covers over 30 jurisdictions. He publishes regularly, recently for instance about liability and big data. Polo is often asked as a speaker. Besides Polo teaches on a regular basis, for instance at the Free University of Amsterdam (cloud contracts).