Nicole Bilderbeek

Advocaat | Associate


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+31 6 1291 2607



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Nicole specialises in privacy law, IT law and intellectual property. She regularly advices on General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), IT and e-commerce related matters and litigates on issues related to intellectual property rights, including Supreme Court litigation. Her practice also includes advising on IP, IT and data protection aspects of M&A deals.

Nicole is a member of the Dutch Privacy Law Association (VPR) and the Dutch Association for Young Privacy Lawyers (JPAN).

Qualifications & Experience

  • LL.M. Information Law (University of Amsterdam)
  • LL.B. Law & ICT (University of Groningen)
  • Advised a.s.r. on the acquisition of Sweco Capital Consultants.
  • Advised European private equity firm CastikCapital on the acquisition of TBAuctions, a leading European online auction platform.
  • Advised the on the Toronto Stock Exchange listed WSP Global Inc., one of the world's leading professional services firms providing engineering and design services to clients in the Transportation & Infrastructure, Property & Buildings, Environment, Power&Energy, Resources and Industry sector as well as offering strategic advisory services, on the acquisition of multidisciplinary consultancy- and engineering firm Lievense


  • Houthoff assisted Exact Group B.V. with the acquisition of the construction software company Bouw7 B.V.

  • Houthoff, together with Nishimura & Asahi, represented OAT Agrio Co. Ltd. ("OAT") in the acquisition of Blue Wave Holding B.V., the holding company of Chrysal International. Chrysal is engaged in the field of producing, selling and distributing branded and private label post-harvest flower care and nutrient products.

  • Houthoff has advised IK Investment Partners on the acquisition of a majority stake in 2Connect and its (indirect) Romanian and China based subsidiaries from its founder.