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' for Aviation: [...] 'always gets it right'. Furthermore, Robert is recommended by Chambers Europe, Transportation (2019 Edition):

Robert Pessers  is well known for his experience in litigation concerning liability claims, as well as regulatory matters relating to cargo and passenger claims. One client says: "He has the ability to analyse a very difficult case in a short period of time and he is fast and thorough. His documents are well written and to-the-point." Pessers acted for TUI fly on litigation proceedings against the operator of Schiphol Airport following the operator's decision not to transfer unused slot capacity from the low season to the summer season.

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

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