Hanneke Slager

Hanneke Slager mainly practises law in the IT sector and advises and assists her clients in all kinds of complex national and cross-border IT contracts. These contacts concern outsourcing, implementation, turn key, agile and waterfall, licences, hosting, cloud services, open source, sales of hardware, management and maintenance, managed services, etc. Hanneke also assists her clients in trying to prevent or solve IT disputes – where requested through conflict prevention, mediation, (international) arbitration and other forms of ADR (Alternative Dispute Resolution).

Hanneke graduated at Groningen University, where she specialized in private law and socio-economic law. She was admitted to the bar in 1989 and became a partner at Cordemeyer & Slager / Advocaten in that same year. She successfully completed the mediation training programme.

She frequently speaks at seminars and conferences in the Netherlands and abroad and she is a lecturer at the Juridische Academie. She lectures IT law in the Grotius post-academic specialist programme.

Hanneke has been a member of the SGOA (Governing Board of the Foundation for the Resolution of Automation Disputes) since 2002, and its chairman since January 2009. Since 2012 she has been a member of the Supervisory Board of the NL Net Foundation. From 2005 to 2012 she was a member of the SIDN (Supervisory Board of the Foundation for Internet Domain Registrations in the Netherlands).

Hanneke is a member of VIRA (Netherlands Association of Information Technology Lawyers), of NVvIR (Netherlands Association for Information Technology and Law) and of PON (Platform Outsourcing Netherlands).

Hanneke is a member of VIRA (Netherlands Association of Information Technology Lawyers), of NVvIR (Netherlands Association for Information Technology and Law) and of PON (Platform Outsourcing Netherlands).

Hanneke is the author of various articles in a wide range of magazines and professional journals, particularly on the subject of IT law.

She is the co-author of series on Recht en Praktijk (169), ‘Van geschil tot oplossing’, chapter 4: ‘Het arbitraal kort geding: opbergen of oppoetsen’ (February 2009). She is main-author of ‘Wegwijzer Automatisering en recht’ (1990) and co-author and final editor of ‘Werken met Source Code Escrow’ (1989).

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