Marieke van den Dool graduated from Erasmus University Rotterdam in 1996 and started her career as in-house counsel to a shipping and agency company. She worked as a shipping lawyer with NautaDutilh from 1998-2005 and became a (founding) partner of Van Steenderen MainportLawyers in December 2005.
Marieke is an all-round shipping lawyer. She stands out for her sharpness and negotiating skills in transactional work, but is also a strong litigator if need arises. Specific areas of expertise are shipbuilding and conversion projects. Next to that her practice further evolves around: charter party disputes, technical disputes, the arrest of ships and enforcement of ship mortgages in the Netherlands, ship finance and registration, agency law, freight forwarding and physical distribution.