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Geert Potjewijd


  • Profession
    Advocaat, admitted to the Bar in the Netherlands in 1998
  • Expertise
    Litigation, Privacy and Data Security, Regulatory Enforcement
  • Languages
    Dutch, English, French
  • Education
    University of Leiden (Ph.D)


Geert is a litigator with a wide range and depth of experience in commercial litigation and in defending multinational companies facing regulatory enforcement, in particular in matters relating to data protection. In addition, he assists corporates with their data privacy, data management and data security needs.


Geert was managing partner of the firm from 2016 to 2020. He was resident partner of De Brauw in China from 2010 to mid-2014 and is an arbitrator on the CIETAC panel, the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission.

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