Natalie VloemansAttorney at law, partner
Natalie studied Dutch civil law at the Erasmus University of Rotterdam (1996) en followed droit civil at the Université d’Aix-Marseille III (1996) in France. Natalie has been an attorney since 1996. She completed the post-graduate programme Corporation & Liability of the Grotius Academy in 2008 with honours (cum laude). After years of experience with one of the big Dutch law firms, Natalie became a partner with Ploum in 2011. Since her arrival she is head of the Insurance and Liability team and participates in the Arbitration team.
Clients describe Natalie Vloemans as “excellent,” adding that she “has outstanding knowledge of the Dutch insurance market.” She is experienced in handling liability claims, including in the construction sector. – Chambers 2019
“Very friendly and solution-driven” Natalie Vloemans is the head of Ploum’s department Insurance which is praised for its “particularly strong inter-departmental work” – Legal 500 EMEA 2018
Natalie is particularly active on the field of liability and (re)insurance law, where she is considered by peers to be a leader in the field. She handles commercial claims and assists in cover-related disputes but also drafts commercial contracts and general conditions. Her services range from quick and fast to-the-point advices to complex litigation. Her clients comprise national and international corporations as well as brokers and insurance companies. Natalie has a significant expertise in handling claims, both commercial and cover-related, and risk management in relation to the construction, storage and logistics and industrial sectors. The scope of her work is more broad, however, and includes commercial and insurance related issues in connection with technical damages, property damage, product recall, D&O, environmental damage, asbestos-related claims and credit insurance. Furthermore, Natalie advises on regulatory insurance matters (supervision).
She combines her knowledge of liability and insurance law with substantial dispute resolution ability. Although she is skilled in arbitration and litigation, she will assess together with you whether your dispute can be mitigated or solved through alternative dispute resolution.
Natalie is frequently invited as a speaker and she publishes regularly. She is a member of the editorial board of several law reviews. Furthermore, Natalie is the Chairman of the Dutch Arbitration Association.
- ‘Het gebruik van arbitrage en bindend advies in de verzekeringspraktijk vanuit het perspectief van partijen’, met Dorine ten Brink, Bundel Verzekering en ADR, Nijmegen 2014
- ‘Kroniek aansprakelijkheid voor niet-loondienstgerelateerde asbestschade’, met Anton van den Heuvel, AV&S, 2013/96
- ‘Het moment van (moeten) melden onder een claims made aansprakelijkheidsverzekering’, NTHR, 2013
- Dutch Association for Insurance Law and AIDA
- Dutch Association for Procedural Law
- Dutch Arbitration Association