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

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Olivier Bohmer

Tel:
Work +31 10 2245520
Email:
Van Traa Advocaten

Work Department

Transport/Maritime Law (casualties).

Position

Partner (Shipping and Maritime casualties)

Career

Olivier qualified as a lawyer in 1998, and he has worked in both the hull and wet shipping practices at Van Traa since 2005. Prior to joining the firm, Oliver co-founded a company which specialised in financing legal procedures (based on a ‘no win, no fee’ basis).

Oliver has extensive experience in handling litigation related to maritime casualties for maritime shipping as well as for inland navigation, shipbuilding and sale and wet contracting.

Olivier has a special interest in handling cases related to yacht building and collision, as well as legal disputes relating to pleasure craft and racing.

 

Languages

Dutch, English, German.

Member

Olivier is a member of the Dutch Transport Law Association (Nederlandse Vereniging voor Vervoerrecht (NVV)) and the IVR.
Olivier furthermore acts as an arbitrator in procedures pertaining to wet shipping disputes (TAMARA (Transport and Maritime Arbitration Rotterdam-Amsterdam)).

Education

University of Utrecht.


Netherlands

Transport

Within: Transport

Transport and insurance boutique Van Traa Advocaten is well-regarded for its ‘considerable knowledge of freight forwarding and shipping matters’. Marc van Maanen acted for a large international warehousing company in defending a multimillion-euro claim in multiple jurisdictions for alleged loss of metals from a Russian warehouse. Robert Pessers is advising Malaysia Airlines and its insurers on the MH17 disaster. Shipping expert Vincent Pool and aviation lead Pessers head the team. Robert de Haan, Olivier Bohmer, Leendert van Hee and Jolien Kruit are other key names.

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