Wanda van Kerkvoorden specialises in supervising complex ICT projects and conducting legal proceedings involving ICT disputes. She also advises on and conducts legal proceedings involving ASP/SaaS, cloud computing, compliance and the protection of computer software (including open-source software).
Wanda enjoys collaborating closely with clients, preferably from the beginning of projects, so that possible legal issues can be resolved at an early stage.
Wanda is one of SOLVâ€™s founders. She started her career as a lawyer in 1994 at AKD Prinsen Van Wijmen and subsequently worked at Houthoff Buruma, where she developed an independent IE/ICT practice focussing on large-scale IT projects and developments in the IT sector.
In addition to her work as a lawyer, she frequently gives lectures and workshops and has been invited as a guest lecturer at various universities. She publishes regularly on IT related topics and co-authored Licensing & Distributing Software in Europe.
In 2007, Wanda received the Sonja Boekman Prize for most promising lawyer from Ms Nebahat Albayrak, the Dutch State Secretary for Justice at the time. She is also held in high regard internationally. According to Chambers & Partners she is â€˜an IT specialist who possesses qualities you genuinely valueâ€™.
Wanda studied law at the University of Nijmegen and graduated in 1994 with a thesis on the protection of semiconductor (computer chip) topographies. She successfully completed the postgraduate Grotius Academy course in informatics law (cum laude) in 1998.