Mr Marijn van Tuijl > Ploum > Rotterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

PO BOX 711

Work Department

Customs, Trade & Logistics
Transport and Logistics
Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA)


Attorney at law, partner


With a background in international trade and logistics, Marijn represents businesses and their insurers in matters where quality and compliance of products and raw materials are at stake, or where disputes arise in the supply chain.

Alongside logistics contracting and dealing with disputes on the carriage and storage of goods, Marijn has extensive experience in assisting clients in product recalls, negotiations with and litigation against regulatory authorities and resolving claims which are passed through the supply chain.

A strong focus on matters involving government supervision and enforcement affecting the manufacture, import, carriage and marketing of products, causes Marijn to be very effective and result oriented in dealing with authorities. This valuable expertise is concentrated in Ploum’s Corporate Investigations team of which Marijn is a member.

Prior to private practice Marijn gained experience as an in-house counsel with a Danish logistics service provider.

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Transport

(Next Generation Partners)

Marijn van Tuijl – Ploum

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 > Industry focus: Food

(Leading individuals)

Marijn van Tuijl – Ploum

Ploum‘s food team is known for its experience and expertise in handling high profile litigation related to food. The practice is especially adept at representing clients facing enforcement actions by regulatory authorities and in fraud allegations. Common issues it handles includes microbiological safety, contaminants, and pesticide residues. On the compliance side, the team handles imports and manufacturing of food and animal feed, as well as regulatory compliance issues related to import or manufacturing of products. The practice is also able to assist with IP-related issues, recalls or withdrawals, and product liability. Practice head Marijn van Tuijl is an expert in advising and litigating on issues related to manufacturing and international trade of goods. Matters involving government supervision and enforcement affecting manufacture, import, carriage, and marketing of products are also key areas for van Tuijl. Willem Leppink assists with IP-related issues involving copyright, designs and marketing.