Mr Albert Wiggers > Ploum > Rotterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

PO BOX 711

Work Department

Corporate Law
Mergers & acquisitions
Joint venture


Attorney at law, partner


Albert specializes in transactions, corporate law and contracting. He has assisted many national and international clients on such matters as setting up business in the Netherlands, acquisitions, setting up and exiting joint ventures, claims & disputes and general Dutch corporate and contracting law. Albert has particular experience in transactions in the TMT sector, the energy & utilities sectors and the transport sector.


Dutch, English


  • Nederlandse Vereniging voor Energierecht (NeVER)
  • American Chamber of Commerce in the Netherlands


Albert graduated from law at the Erasmus University Rotterdam in 1995. From 1995-2015, Albert worked as a corporate and M&A lawyer at Simmons & Simmons, including as partner from 2008-2015. Per 1 March 2015 Albert joined Ploum as partner.

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Transport

Ploum’s extensive range of services within the transport, logistics, and trade sectors encompasses corporate affairs and insurance, as well as civil, administrative, and criminal law. The Rotterdam-based team is under the joint leadership of Jikke Biermasz, who excels in both commercial advisory and litigation, specialising in anti-dumping, transport, customs, and trade-regulatory matters; Marijn van Tuijl, with expertise representing carriers, terminals, and forwarding agents, as well as warehousing companies and their insurers, particularly in compliance and supply chain disputes; and Albert Wiggers, skilled in managing transport and logistics sector M&A transactions. The bench was further strengthened in January 2023 with the addition of Jeroen Zandt, an experienced international trade and transport litigator and ‘expert in maritime law’, who joined from Codex Mulder Advocaten.

Netherlands > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

Albert WiggersPloum

Under the leadership of Albert WiggersPloum‘s commercial, corporate and M&A practice has a solid track record in acting for a client base of prominent entities in sales and acquisition mandates, including assisting with negotiations, contractual issues and due diligence. Wiggers regularly represents domestic and international clients in the corporate space. Jeroen Terstegge has left the firm.