Vivian van der Kuil (1975) will join Ten Holter Noordam Advocaten as of 1 July 2023 as an associate partner. Vivian is a maritime lawyer, specialised in maritime casualties. She advises and litigates in cases concerning (limitation of) liability, wreck removal, pollution, salvage and other maritime and insurance issues. In addition to maritime law, Vivian is an international litigation specialist.
Before becoming a maritime lawyer, she served as officer of the operations/navigation service with the Royal Dutch Navy and worked in the judiciary. In addition to her legal practice, Vivian acts as a deputy court of appeal judge and arbitrator. She is a subject teacher at the vocational training for the Bar and she also works on a PhD concerning classification societies at Erasmus University in Rotterdam.
Vivian: “The move to Ten Holter Noordam Advocaten gives me the opportunity to further expand and strengthen my practice and to collaborate with lawyers from other practice areas. Clients are increasingly looking for firms that can provide a broader scope of services as legal issues are becoming more complex and multi-disciplinary. The firm’s mission and vision fit me perfectly and I am excited to get started.”
With the arrival of Vivian Ten Holter Noordam Advocaten further expands the maritime and transport practice within the firm. Shipping is very much part of the DNA of Ten Holter Noordam Advocaten, with the renowned Gijs Noordam as one of its founding fathers. This practice has in recent years been strengthened and broadened by Carel van Lynden, of counsel and a specialist in maritime law and ship financing, and junior associate Pim van Grieken, who focusses on transport law. Vivian's specialisation and international experience will further enhance the firm’s proven ability to handle complex shipping cases, further broaden the scope of expertise provided and ensure that the maritime and transport practice is future-proof.
Ten Holter Noordam Advocaten is a multi-service office in Rotterdam that focuses on the market areas: Real Estate and Infrastructure, Transport & Trade, Government and Public Sector, and Healthcare. The lawyers specialise in virtually all areas of law that are important to these sectors. Together they work towards one goal: helping companies, government institutions and non-profit organisations quickly and efficiently with practical solutions to legal problems and clear advice on how to prevent them.