Robert Pessers

Lawyer, Partner

Robert started his career as a lawyer in 1992 and has been working at Van Traa since 1998. Since 2013, Robert is also a certified mediator (certified by the British Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution - CEDR).

Robert has built up a substantial aviation law practice at Van Traa. He represents various aviation companies and their insurers in liability cases. Robert is very experienced in aviation related calamities, such as aircraft accidents.

Who’s Who Legal refers to him as the ‘leading practitioner’ in the aviation area. 

In addition, Robert advises and litigates on company liability, professional liability and insurance law issues. His clients are mostly national and international insurers and companies. Robert is known to be a strategic thinker and is recommended by his clients due to his thorough approach and perseverance.

Legal500 recomments Robert as 'leading individual'Clients about Robert: 'Robert Pessers is distinguished by his practical approach to disputes, his in-depth legal knowledge and his ability to simplify complex cases. He does this in a personal and pleasant way.’

He is also recommended by Chambers Europe, Transportation (2022 Edition): Robert advises clients from the aviation sector on collisions and claims for damages to hulls and engines. He has recently been particularly active in matters involving COVID-19. He also advises clients on legislation designed to protect endangered species. Furthermore, he acts for clients on product liability cases, business interruption insurance and damages claims. He is frequently instructed by clients from the aviation industry and advises them on high-profile incidents. Clients describe him as being "approachable, highly skilled, sharp and amiable."

Robert is a member of the Dutch Co-Insurance Society (Nederlandse Co-Sociëteit) and the CausaRie Society (Sociëteit CausaRie).

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Insurance & Liability
Taal
Dutch, English, French, German

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