Vivian van der Kuil is associate partner and maritime lawyer, specialised in maritime casualties. At Ten Holter Noordam Advocaten is Vivian part of the Transport & Trade market area.
Vivian advices and litigates on calamities in the shipping and energy sector, collisions, wreck removal, pollution, salvage, and other maritime and insurance issues. In addition to maritime law, is Vivian an international litigation specialist and a specialist in the field of limitation of liability. She mainly acts for charterers, shipowners, H&M underwriters and P&I clubs.
Before becoming a maritime lawyer in 2012, Vivian 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 (UNUM, Caspian Arbitration Association).
In addition to her legal practice, Vivian also works on a PhD concerning classification societies at Erasmus University Rotterdam. Furthermore, she is a subject teacher at the vocational training for the Bar. She also gives workshops and lectures on civil and procedural law matters on International Public Law, for example in relation to immunities.