When clients need business focused, pragmatic advice in using and protecting data, they turn to Joke Bodewits. Joke understands the legal needs of her clients. As a problem-solving advocate, Joke sees the connections between law and business realities. She has helped clients resolve compliance and enforcement problems with practical solutions and minimal corporate pain. To her clients, Joke is known to act as a member of the team rather than as an external advisor.
She takes a proactive approach. Whether it's big data, data breaches, mobile technology, e-commerce, international data transfers or online tracking, Joke helps clients effectively deal with regulations that may be challenging for them. She identifies possibilities and risks, associated with innovative solutions. Joke is also experienced in drafting and negotiating commercial contracts, such as IT licensing agreements and distribution agreements. She has keen industry know-how, to help her clients achieve business success and get deals done. Her clients rely on her to provide frank advice and find solutions to their most difficult problems.
Joke has taken the highly-rated Grotius specialisation course in IT law. Joke teaches data protection law as a guest lecturer at Nyenrode New Business School. She is an editor for the journal Privacy & Practice and is frequently asked for public speaking engagements.