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Van Traa Advocaten
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Work Department

Transport, shipping


Partner transport (road and railway), logistics and shipping


After qualifying as a lawyer in 1999, Vincent joined Van Traa in 2002, where he has specialised in handling transport claims. His work includes advising cargo interested parties, logistics service providers and their insurers on logistics and issues related to logistics liabilities. Vincent is particularly well-versed in procedural law, and he is able to advise clients on the complex subjects associated with it.


German, English, Dutch


Vincent is a member of the German Association for Transport Law (Deutsche Gesellschaft für TransportRecht E.V.) and the Dutch Association for Transport Lawyers (Nederlandse Vereniging voor Vervoerrecht Advocaten (NVA).


Vincent has concluded the Grotius specialist course ‘Transport Law’ cum laude. He is now a lecturer at the Grotius specialisation course in Transport Law

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Transport

(Leading individuals)

Vincent PoolVan Traa Advocaten

Drawing on ‘top-level expertise‘ and offering a ‘pragmatic‘ approach, Van Traa Advocaten provides a comprehensive service covering all aspects of transport law. Head of the transport, shipping and logistics department and stand-out litigator Vincent Pool handled a number of complex, high-profile disputes in the sector in 2019, including representing a leading logistics service provider against a multimillion-dollar container demurrage and detention claim. Head of the aviation team Robert Pessers is advising Malaysia Airlines following the shooting down of flight MH17 over Ukraine in 2014. Robert de Haan, Olivier Böhmer, Jolien Kruit and Leendert van Hee are also key lawyers. Cargo specialist Richard Latten was a new arrival in 2020.