Pieter den Haan

Pieter den Haan
  • Partner
  • Company: AKD Benelux Lawyers

Pieter’s practice includes wet and dry shipping also in respect of inland navigation. He is well-known for Admiralty work, ranging from collisions, salvage, wreck removal, total losses, groundings and shipboard fires to general shipping disputes. He is particularly well-known in the market for providing expert advice in the wake of maritime casualties. Pieter’s involvement as the lawyer on the Seawheel Rhine”/”Assi Eurolink”, “Probo Koala” and Transito/Ceeblender cases is testament to his ability when dealing with some of the most complex cases of recent times. He is considered an expert on limitation of liability issues.Pieter acts on behalf of many leading Hull underwriters and P&I Clubs on contentious marine insurance matters, including Hull & Machinery, P&I, and FD&D disputes. He has particular experience of dispute resolution arising from the arrest of ships, the marine casualties, and ship sales.As a keen regatta sailor on water as well as on the ice, he advises on contracts for the design, consruction, purchase and operation of yachts. He is also well known for his work on yacht insurance cases. Pieter has been consistently listed in several international, independent listings for years. For instance, the Legal 500 named him a ‘recommended lawyer’, Chambers Europe ranked him from a.o. 2016 – 2019 and Pieter has been mentioned in Best Lawyers International. He has been particularly highly recommended for disputes in respect of collisions, limitation of liability, salvage and marine insurance



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