As per 1 June 2013 Wilfred Steenbruggen switched over from the Dutch Authority for Consumers & Markets (ACM) to Bird & Bird in The Hague. At the ACM, Wilfred specialised in telecommunications supervision (previously OPTA). Before this, Wilfred had acquired more than 10 years' experience in the legal profession, inter alia as telecoms, privacy and media law lawyer at Brinkhof and De Brauw.
Marjolein Geus, head of Bird & Bird's international telecoms group: "Bird & Bird has a strong focus on the Telecoms, IT and Media both in national and international respect. This is why we are delighted with Wilfred's joining and his all-round experience as lawyer in these sectors. As a result hereof, we can serve our clients in the Telecoms, IT and Media sector even better”.
Bird & Bird has a specialised Telecoms, IT and Media practice in national and international respect with extensive expertise, inter alia in the domain of online service provision, frequency auctions, outsourcing and sharing of infrastructure, market analyses and supervision.