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Leonard Böhmer

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Advocaat

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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Leonard Böhmer is recommended.

The Legal 500 EMEA, 2020

Leonard Böhmer is recommended.

The Legal 500, 2019

Education

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

  • 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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06/05/2020
Dutch Su­preme court re­laxes strict ap­proach of claim vehicles in Trafigura...
24 June 2020
We­bin­ar: European class ac­tions
Class ac­tions are ste­reo­typ­ic­ally con­sidered a US lit­ig­a­tion risk. Europe has avoided this phe­nomen­on to date but, as a res­ult of up­com­ing re­forms in the UK and oth­er European jur­is­dic­tions, this is likely to change thereby in­creas­ing cor­por­ates’ risk exp
08 May 2020
Dutch Su­preme court re­laxes strict ap­proach of claim vehicles in Trafigura...
In a re­cent rul­ing, the Neth­er­lands Su­preme Court squashed the de­cision of an ap­peals court in the Trafigura case over the is­sue of ca­pa­city changes dur­ing lit­ig­a­tion con­cern­ing a suit lodged by 120,000...
15 April 2020
Top rank­ings CMS in Leg­al 500 EMEA 2020
25 March 2019
Neth­er­lands passes new law for re­dress of mass dam­ages
On 19 March 2019, the Dutch sen­ate ad­op­ted the col­lect­ive ac­tion bill, which is be­ing touted as an ef­fect­ive in­stru­ment to re­dress mass dam­ages. The law should enter in­to force on the 1 Ju­ly 2019, or...
11/04/2019
Top rank­ings CMS in The Leg­al 500 EMEA 2019
19 February 2019
GDPR and a no-deal Brexit: trans­fer­ring data with the UK after March 29
With only 40 days to go un­til the dead­line for the UK's exit from the EU, many busi­nesses are now ask­ing: if a no-deal Brexit takes place on 29 March 2019, how will this im­pact the trans­fer of data between...
June 2018
CMS Guide to Anti-Bribery and Cor­rup­tion Laws
We are de­lighted to present the fifth edi­tion of the CMS Guide to Anti-Bribery and Cor­rup­tion Laws. This edi­tion of the Guide cov­ers more coun­tries than ever be­fore, as­sess­ing the laws in 42 coun­tries. We in­clude full cov­er­age of the BRIC na­tions, as well
01 October 2018
Dutch court al­lows Se­cur­it­ies claims against Brazili­an Pet­ro­bras and D&O's
On 1 Septem­ber 2018, a Rot­ter­dam court al­lowed a Dutch claim vehicle to sue the Brazili­an com­pany Pet­ro­bras, its Board of Ex­ec­ut­ive Of­ficers and its Dutch sub­si­di­ar­ies Pet­ro­bras Glob­al Fin­ance (PGF),...
17/04/2018
CMS rank­ings in The Leg­al 500 EMEA 2018
04 April 2017
Con­sumer or­gan­iz­a­tion claim against NN Group amount­ing to bil­lions 
On 27 March 2017, two con­sumer or­gan­iz­a­tions, de Con­sumenten­bond and Sticht­ing Wak­ker­pol­is, in­sti­tuted col­lect­ive ac­tions against NN group. The con­sumer or­gan­iz­a­tions claim to rep­res­ent 500,000 cli­ents...
04/04/2017
Con­sumer or­gan­iz­a­tion claim against NN Group amount­ing to bil­lions