Cox Ten Bruggencate Advocaten

Insurance Department

Netherlands
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What the team is known for Established insurance group particularly known for its handling of marine and property damage claims. Routinely represents insurance companies and brokers, as well as insured parties, in cargo liability, product liability and professional liability claims, as well as handling policy wording mandates. Also advises on D&O, representing clients in litigation, arbitration and mediation.

Strengths One interviewee describes the group as a "good name in the Dutch market and a respected party," adding: "They do problem solving with a personal touch."

Another adds: "Cox is a well-performing, lean and mean law firm, with straightforward communication."

Notable practitioners

Jacco Van de Meent is acknowledged for litigation over liability, particularly in the areas of property and transport, as well as advice on insurance fraud. One client describes him as "a practical and all-round smart and hands-on lawyer who I very much like for his ability to solve disputes," further noting: "He has the strength to oversee a complicated playing field with different parties and interests in a conflict situation. He can create the right atmosphere to not let things escalate."

Jan ter Meer is recognised for his extensive experience handling disputes over liability, including D&O, product liability, general and technical damage. One source observes: "He brings wisdom to cases."