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Leonard Böhmer

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CMS
Newtonlaan 203
3584 BH Utrecht
PO Box 85250
3508 AG Utrecht
Netherlands
Languages German, English, Dutch

Leonard Böhmer specialises in insurance law, transport law and risk management. In particular, he advises national and international companies in insurance and other industries on risk management issues.​

Leonard is head of the Litigation & Insurance Practice Group. He is a member of the advisory committee on civil procedures of the Netherlands Bar Association. He contributed to the Dutch chapter of Lord Justice Jackson's preliminary report on costs.​

Leonard is a lecturer for a number of postgraduate courses, and a regular speaker at seminars and conferences in the Netherlands and abroad. He is a former Dean of the Bar Association in the District of Utrecht and has been a member of the board of the Netherlands Bar Association.

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An excellent lawyer with a great eye for detail but with a healthy level of pragmatism.

Legal500 EMEA 2020

Global Leader - Insurance & Reinsurance / Product Liability Defence

Who’s Who Legal, 2020

Leonard Böhmer is recommended.

The Legal 500 EMEA, 2020

Leonard Böhmer is recommended.

The Legal 500, 2019

Memberships & Roles

  • Dutch Association for Procedural Law
  • Insurance Law Association
  • Transport Law Association
  • Lecturer in transport law at Erasumus University Post Master Customs
  • Tutor in Civil Procedure at the Utrecht University Post Masters
  • Public Transport Law Association
  • Lecturer at Utrecht University / PAO (Civil Procedural Law topics)
  • Lecturer at Radboud University Nijmegen (guest lecture master Civil Procedural Law)
  • Lecturer at Erasmus University Rotterdam (Post graduate education EFS Customs Master: Transport Law)
  • Dean of the Bar Association in the District of Utrecht
  • Public Transport Law Association
  • Advisory committee on civil procedural law of the Netherlands Bar Association
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Education

  • Transport Law, Grotius Academy for Post-Graduate Law Studies
  • Dutch Law (International Law), Utrecht University
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