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MEENT 94, 3011 JP ROTTERDAM, NETHERLANDS
Tel:
Work +31 10 413 7000
Fax:
Fax +31 10 414 5719
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Web:
www.vantraa.nl
Van Traa Advocaten, Gerbrich Oreel, Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS

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Gerbrich Oreel

Tel:
Work +31102245504
Email:
Van Traa Advocaten

Work Department

International Trade, Transport & Logistics, Insurance & Liability

Position

Partner

Career

Gerbrich has worked at Van Traa since 2004, and in the years that followed, she has built up a sizeable and specialist aviation practice. She represents various air carriers and their insurers in liability issues, advises on European aviation law and acts in cargo and passenger claims. Gerbrich is highly experienced in claims related to aviation law, including topics such as aircraft accidents.

Gerbrich has specialist experience of the Aviation Contentious and Aviation Regulatory. She has advised and litigates on subjects regarding national and international transport law, trade disputes and liability law. She advises companies on drafting, terminating and interpreting general terms and conditions and agreements, including transport, distribution and sale and purchase agreements and the possibilities of payment of damages and goodw

Languages

Dutch, English, Frysian

Member

Gerbrich is a member of the Dutch Transport Law Association (Nederlandse Vereniging voor Vervoerrecht (NVV)), the Distrubution, Franchise and Agency Law Association (Vereniging Distributie-, Franchise- en Agentuurrecht (DFA)), the Dutch Association for Procedural Law (Nederlandse Vereniging voor Procesrecht (NVvP)) and the European Aviation Club.

Education

In 2010, Gerbrich completed the Grotius specialisation course on National and International Contracting.


Netherlands

Insurance

Within: Insurance

Van Traa Advocaten specialises in insurance and liability serving domestic and international insurers and brokers. The group undertakes policy advisory and contentious work in areas including professional liability and fraud and is in demand for its transport-related expertise. The team has been asked to advise on the proposed regulatory framework on asbestos and undertakes a broad range of high-value personal injury claims. Managing partner Robert De Haan, Derk-Jan Van der Kolk, and aviation claims expert Gerbrich Oreel are the key contacts.

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