Caro Mennen

Caro (C.G.P.) Mennen specialises in IT and privacy law. Caro is a committed lawyer, she likes to build a personal relationship with her clients. She prefers to think along with her clients at the start of a new project or cooperation. In this way, possible snags can be identified at an early stage.

In carrying out her work, Caro distinguishes herself by having a keen eye for the needs of her clients. She believes it is important that her work has added value and that it truly supports and helps a client, both with regard to the legal content and the chosen approach and tone of her services. She is easy to reach, communicates clearly, and provides accurate and expert advice. Where necessary, she works together with specialists in other fields, such as cybersecurity experts, tax specialists, and marketing and communications specialists.

She acts among others for (business) service providers, producers of e-health solutions, not for profit organisations.

Do you have a question? Please feel free to contact Caro.


Caro is specialised in:

  • IT Law;
  • Privacy law;
  • Contract law.

In 2021 she graduated cum laude from the specialist course in IT Law at the Grotius Academy. In order to maintain and deepen her knowledge, she is a member of the Association for IT Law Lawyers (VIRA), the Dutch Association for Information Technology and Law (NVvIR) and the Privacy Law Association (VPR).


Some of Caro's recent cases:

  • Reviewing and adapting contract documents for the development of software on the basis of an Agile development method and negotiating those adaptations for an organisation active in the business services sector
  • Caro assisted a (not for profit) aid agency by drawing up contract documents for the purchase of a number of (standard and custom) applications. Various aspects of the development of customised applications, licensing, implementation, maintenance and management were addressed.
  • Advising a company whose systems were infected with ransomware through a hack; activities included: managing the cybersecurity incident, coordinating with various specialists involved and preparing and submitting the data breach notification to the Dutch Data Protection Authority.


"Caro Mennen and the team from Pellicaan are our trusted advisors in all corporate and commercial questions in the Netherlands. All advice is thorough, commercially astute and swiftly implemented (and within budget). Furthermore, they work well together with our local tax advisors, enabling a coherent corporate implementation for our Dutch arm of the business." - J. Huhn, senior legal counsel

Caro has registered the following legal area in the register of legal areas of the Dutch Bar Association:

  • IT law

This registration obliges her to obtain ten continous education points each calendar year in this registered area of law, according to the standards of the Dutch Bar Association.

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