Rutger Evers


Rutger’s international litigation and consultancy practice is mainly focused on transportation law (with an emphasis on road, air, and combined transport), insurance law, disputes concerning other logistic services (such as forwarding and warehousing) and liability. Rutger’s extensive insurance law practice covers all sectors.

Rutger’s clients include transportation companies, other logistic service providers, national and international insurance companies, insurance brokers and intermediaries. In short, he represents all parties in the logistics chain as well as insured parties.

Clients describe Rutger as knowledgeable, decisive, strategically strong and down-to-earth.


In addition to all-round expertise in contract law, procedural law and attachment law, Rutger has specific experience and expertise in the field of:

  • damage and liability issues regarding transportation or warehousing of goods: from decay to fire to theft;
  • disputes where transportation law and insurance law coincide;
  • interpretation of – complex – terms and conditions of insurance policies and disputes related to liability and other insurances;
  • drafting of terms and conditions of insurance policies;
  • recourse against parties responsible for damage;
  • disputes regarding professional and corporate liability;
  • disputes involving product liability.
Work experience

Rutger has been an attorney since 1995. He started his career at DLA Piper, where he became a partner in 2001. In 2006, he transferred to Nysingh. Rutger has joined Legaltree as a partner on January 1, 2023.

Memberships & ancillary positions

Ancillary positions

  • Board Member Marine Insurance Associates (MIA)
  • Lecturer Academy of Legal Practice


  • Dutch Association for Transportation Law Attorneys
  • Association for Insurance Science
  • Dutch Association for Transportation Law
  • Erasmus University Rotterdam – Dutch Law (1993)
  • Grotius specialisation course Transportation Law