Robert started his career as a lawyer in 1992 at Loeff Claeys Verbeke (currently Allen & Overy). He joined Van Traa in 1998. Robert focuses on liability and aviation. He represents many domestic and international airlines as well as their insurers and has been involved in the handling of all major air crashes that have affected the Netherlands and occurred since 1992. Robert also has considerable experience with matters relating to European aviation law. His practice is mainly contentious.
Robert leads the firms’ aviation department as well as its insurance and liability department.