Since 1962, BakerMcKenzie has helped the world's leading multinational companies in all aspects of the acquisition, protection, enforcement and exploitation of their IP rights. With nearly 400 intellectual property lawyers in 40 countries, the firm covers the full scope of IP services in more jurisdictions than any other firm.
Since 2009, the practice has been ranked Band 1 by Chambers Global and BakerMcKenzie was named IP Firm of the Year by Managing IP and IAM Patent & World Trademark Review in 2020. BakerMcKenzie has been the first law firm to provide advice in the Data & Technology practice area and has amassed a wealth of experience over the past four decades. With more than 650 lawyers in 47 countries, the firm is the largest Data & Technology Group in the world, consistently ranked Band 1 by Chambers Global for TMT, Data Protection and Outsourcing. No other law firm has more experience in helping clients navigate the legal and commercial risks on the sourcing, use and provision of technology.

To strengthen the Amsterdam IP, Data & Technology practice, we are looking for a
Lead Partner IP, Data & Technology
team player with business development skills
As the lead partner of the Amsterdam practice you work closely together with a strong team of dedicated professionals and with other practice leaders across EMEA. You advise on a wide range of matters, such as traditional IP (litigation, transactions, IP management), digital and media work, data privacy & data protection and technology/outsourcing contracts, for large well-known multinational clients. You head a diverse team of specialists, each with their own areas of expertise, enabling the team to service these clients on any IP, Data or Technology subject. It is your task to further build on the existing foundation of the Amsterdam team that plays such an important role in the worldwide IP, Data & Technology practice within the BakerMcKenzie network.


  • experienced IP, Data and/or IT lawyer, with 15 to 25 (or more) years’ work experience
  • gained at a reputable international law firm or specialized local law firm
  • or as an in-house senior counsel in an IP, Data or IT focused environment
  • highly collaborative; natural charisma and the authority to lead the team and create team spirit
  • good business development skills, able to further grow a successful practice


  • lead partner position at a top tier global law firm, with outstanding reputation in this particular field of expertise and a stellar client list
  • opportunity to lead an existing, well performing team of lawyers
  • Amsterdam is the key location for the EMEA IP, Data & Technology practice
  • the challenge to further build the business, working together with BakerMcKenzie EMEA and Global practice group leaders in IP, Data & Technology