Mr Joost Bindels > Dirkzwager > Arnhem, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Liability & Insurance


Attorney – Partner


Following his VWO education, Joost spent six years working in a managerial function in the Dutch Air Force. He started his law studies during this period. Joost graduated in two subjects and participated in a (French-language) moot competition at the European Court of Human Rights. At the end of his studies, Joost completed his second internship at the legal department of an engineering firm. Following his graduation and a short spell working for a municipal authority, he became a Supreme Court lawyer in a liability law practice. Joost joined Dirkzwager in 2000 and has since become a partner in the Liability & Insurance practice.


Dutch, English


Dutch Law (Utrecht University), Université Paris II Pantheon Assa

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Insurance

Dirkzwager fields a large insurance team operating at a domestic and international level, with a specific focus on D&O liability and large coverage disputes for both Dutch insurers and listed companies. The Arnhem-based team is frequently involved in cross-border matters, where it works closely with practitioners in the firm’s London office. The team has specific experience in contentious claims, particularly regarding professional liability, and also acts on range of other insurance matters including those concerning product, corporate, and government liability. Harry Kruitwagen, Daan Baas and Joost Bindels are the practice heads.