About Barbara Wilbrink

Barbara Wilbrink is a lawyer at AKD. She is specialised in transport & trade law. She advises and represents clients in cases relating to logistical services and rail and road transport (CMR). She also has experience with drafting and reviewing logistical contracts and terms and conditions. Her clients include terminal operators, forwarding agents and warehousing companies.

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  • Utrecht University: Master Private Law
  • University of Sydney
Admitted to bar
  • The Netherlands
  • Dutch Association for Transport Law (NVV)
  • The Young Rotterdam Bar
  • Supervisory Board of the Foundation Heritage Ports Rotterdam
  • Committee of the Young Bar Association Rotterdam
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Burden of proof remains with ship owner in proving terminal operator liability

20 Dec 2019 | Blog

A recent decision by the Rotterdam District Court upheld the standard of liability established in Dutch case law.


Digital logistics platforms: what about their legal position?

24 Apr 2019 | Blog

Digital platforms connecting logistics service providers and their customers are booming.

Rotterdam Court’s exclusive maritime competence does not set aside jurisdiction clauses in international cases

16 Feb 2018 | Blog

Parties to transport and maritime-related contracts may prefer to opt for Rotterdam jurisdiction.