Robert de Haan

Lawyer, Partner

Robert has worked been working as a lawyer at Van Traa since 1983. Robert mainly handles cases regarding transport and insurance law, with a focus on transport insurance disputes, company liability insurances and ‘wet recourse’.

Robert is well-known within the transport and insurance branch. Who’s Who Legal refers to Robert as ‘leading practitioner’ in the area of Insurance & Reinsurance and Shipping. Furthermore, Robert is recommended by Chambers Europe (2019 Edition), Insurance and Transportation

Robert de Haan  principally acts on maritime insurance matters, including liability disputes and damage to cargo. Sources highlight his analytical skills and precision and describe him as a lawyer who "gets to the core of the matter very quickly. He is particularly experienced in insurance matters relating to the transport sector, including marine and rail. Also able to advise on construction and professional liability insurance, he is praised by an interviewee for "always having a commercial approach."

Robert a member of the Disciplinary Court in The Hague, the Bar Association disciplinary court, and co-founder of the Dutch Association for Transport Lawyers (Nederlandse Vereniging voor Vervoerrecht Advocaten (NVA)). He is a member of the Association for Insurance Science (Vereniging voor Verzekeringswetenschap (VvVW)) and the Sociëteit De CausaRie. Robert is also a member of the editorial board of the Liability and Insurance Law in Practice Magazine (Tijdschrift Aansprakelijkheids- en Verzekeringsrecht in de praktijk). Furthermore, he regularly publishes on transport law subjects in Weg & Wagen magazine and contributed to the book “Bourse Insurance, Co-Insurance in Theory and in Practice” ("Verzekering ter Beurze, Co-assurantie in theorie en praktijk").

Insurance & Liability, Transport & Logistics
Dutch, English, German

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