Firm Profile > Van Traa Advocaten > Rotterdam, Netherlands
Van Traa Advocaten Offices
3011 JP ROTTERDAM
Van Traa Advocaten > The Legal 500 Rankings
Transport Tier 1
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.
Insurance Tier 2
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.
Van Traa Advocaten > Firm Profile
Van Traa Advocaten is a boutique law firm, based in Rotterdam. Since its establishment in 1898, the firm has specialised in the practices of International Trade, Transport and Logistics and Insurance and Liability.
Van Traa’s clients include both national and international companies, such as trading companies, transport and Logistic Service Providers, Financial Service Providers such as banks, brokers and insurers, aviation companies, construction companies and contractors and shipping companies.
The firm’s ethos is to provide clarity for their clients and solve even complex problems quickly and efficiently. Van Traa’s team of experts is almost 30 strong, and they are an agile and flexible firm able to designate specialised teams to large cases or provide tailored, expert legal advice for smaller lawsuits.
Many of Van Traa’s lawyers remain actively involved in academic research, meaning they are continually well-informed of the latest developments within their areas of legal expertise.
|Transport and logistics | Shipping: dry shipping | Railroad law | Marine Insurance | Insurance: general and personal liability, property and construction||Robert de Haan|
|Transport and logistics | Shipping: dry shipping||Vincent Pool|
|Aviation (aircraft financing, passenger and cargo claims, regulatory matters, accidents, insurance, licences and charters) | Insurance: general and personal liability, property and construction | Professional indemnity (lawyers, brokers, contractors and architects)||Robert Pessers|
|International Trade and Commodities | Aviation (aircraft financing, passenger and cargo claims, regulatory matters, accidents, insurance, licences and charters)||Marc van Maanen|
|Maritime accidents: hull and machinery (hull and machinery: collision, salvage, offshore and shipbuilding contracts) | Marine insurance |||Olivier Böhmer|
|Insurance and Liability | Personal injury | Professional indemnity (lawyers, brokers, contractors and architects)||Derk-Jan van der Kolk|
|Transport and logistics | Shipping: dry shipping||Leendert van Hee|
|Transport and logistics | Shipping: dry shipping | Maritime accidents: hull and machinery (hull and machinery: collision, salvage, offshore and shipbuilding contracts)||Jolien Kruit|
|Transport and logistics | Aviation (aircraft financing, passenger and cargo claims, regulatory matters, accidents, insurance, licences and charters)||Gerbrich Oreel|
|Professional indemnity (lawyers, brokers, contractors and architects)||Peter Drion|
|Transport, logistics and liability||Jan Willem Bruidgeom|
|International trade and commodities||Steven Oude Alink|
|Mr Olivier Bohmer||View Profile|
|Mr Jan Willem Bruidegom||View Profile|
|Mr Peter Drion||View Profile|
|Mrs Jolien Kruit||View Profile|
|Mrs Gerbrich Oreel||View Profile|
|Mr Robert Pessers||View Profile|
|Mr Vincent Pool||View Profile|
|Mr Robert de Haan||View Profile|
|Mr Leendert van Hee||View Profile|
|Mr Marc van Maanen||View Profile|
|Mr Derk-Jan van der Kolk||View Profile|