Petra Vos

Petra Vos

Creating close working partnerships with her clients, Petra guides each of them through every stage of commercial litigation – her key area of expertise.

Petra’s practice covers a wide range of areas including all legal aspects of contractual disputes, liability and insurance law. Representing a broad spectrum of clients including those in railway, energy and telecommunications, she has provided successful solutions on many challenging litigation cases.

Furthermore, Petra has written several articles on civil procedural law.

Regarding her academic achievements, Petra has a master’s in law from Nijmegen University (1996) and a post-graduate in IT law (Grotius). 

  • Languages: Dutch, English
  • Admitted to the Amsterdam Bar: 1997

Experience

  • 17.02.2014 NL law
    Stibbe advises ProRail

    Experience -   Advising and representing ProRail, the owner and manager of the Dutch railway infrastructure, in several liability disputes related to train incidents, some of which are subject to litigation. These matters are often complex due to the involvement of multiple parties (including rail operators and authorities), the nature and size of the damage (e.g. damage to trains and infrastructure) and the industry's high level of regulation.    

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  • 17.02.2014 NL law
    Stibbe advises Funai

    Experience -   Stibbe represents Funai in a major post-M&A dispute with Philips. The dispute concerns the contemplated acquisition by Funai of Philips' Lifestyle Entertainment business, which transaction was terminated by Philips in October 2013.   

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  • 22.01.2013 NL law
    Stibbe advised Bombardier Transportation

    Experience -   Successfully defended the global train manufacturer Bombardier Transportation in a dispute with the Israeli insurance company Phoenix. The dispute related to two fire incidents that occurred in Israel in 2001,  involving trains supplied by Bombardier Transportation to the Israeli railway company. Phoenix, the railway company's insurer, claimed damages from Bombardier Transportation. Phoenix' claims were held unfounded and were therefore fully and finally dismissed by both the District Court and the Court of Appeal in The Hague, with a final decision of 22 January 2013.  

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Related news

08.03.2018 NL law
Dutch courts can reduce contractually agreed penalties to an amount that is not unacceptable

Short Reads - You think you have made clear arrangements about the exclusivity of your supplier's services. The supplier has agreed to service your company only. You have even agreed unequivocal penalty clauses under which the supplier pays a penalty for every breach and another one for every day the breach continues. Unfortunately, the supplier breaches the exclusivity clause, forcing you to claim the full amount of penalties due. And then the supplier refuses to pay them because he finds them unreasonable. Now what?  

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23.02.2018 NL law
Can acts and statements from an unauthorised representative qualify as acknowledgment of liability and interrupt a limitation period?

Short Reads - On 26 January 2018, the Supreme Court delivered a judgment (ECLI:NL:HR:2018:108) about the interruption of the limitation period for a claim for damages. The key element in this case was whether the acts and statements of an insurer and a loss adjuster qualified as an acknowledgement of liability and, if so, whether this acknowledgement could be attributed to the liable party

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17.05.2016 NL law
Right to disclosure of bookkeeping limited by purpose

Short Reads - In the event of bankruptcy, creditors are entitled to disclosure of the bookkeeping of the estate under certain conditions. In its decision dated 8 April 2016 (ECLI:NL:HR:2016:612), the Dutch Supreme Court ruled that this right is limited and depends on the purpose of the disclosure. Creditors are not entitled to disclosure if the purpose is to retrieve information to support their claim against a third party.

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