JAN BURGERS Maritime, Energy and Construction Law
Fluent in Dutch and English, basic understanding of Papiamento, German, French, Spanish
ERIC G.I. VAN DER PLANK Maritime, Transport and Insurance Law
Fluent in Papiamento, Dutch and English, basic understanding of Spanish
ABOUT JAN Worked as a mate in the Netherlands merchant navy and in the North Sea off-shore industry. Served as a pilot in the Netherlands royal navy. Joined the Rotterdam bar in 1999, the Curacao bar in 2002. Acquired extensive experience in the fields of maritime and construction law in local and international (arbitration) proceedings. Is part-time lecturer maritime law at the University of Curacao.
ABOUT ERIC Obtained a Bachelor degree in Law from Utrecht University. Completed the English Master program “Commercial Law: Maritime & Transport Law” at the Erasmus University in August 2014. Wrote his Thesis on “Double Insurance and Contribution in Marine Insurance”. Worked as a Marine Claims Consultant in the insurance industry.