Commercial law

Margetson Lawyers handle a broad spectrum of commercial law cases, including cases in the areas:

  • International Sale of Goods;
  • All types of transport contracts (including carriage by sea, inland waterways, road, rail and by air);
  • Maritime law;
  • Warehousing contracts;
  • Agency agreements;
  • Stevedoring agreements;
  • Letters of credit;
  • Commodity trade;
  • Insurance law;
  • etc.

Nick Margetson has published a great deal in the area of Commercial law, including a Phd thesis on the Hague Visby. Nigel is a co-author of various books regarding carriage of goods under bills of lading. Nick is a visiting lecturer at the University of Amsterdam.

See our publications page for papers on various areas of Dutch commercial law, including:

“Lady M”- Application of the fire exception in the Hague (Visby) Rules

Arrest of ships in the Netherlands

Dispute resolution in the Netherlands

Arbitration in the Netherlands

The construction in the Netherlands of Art. 3(1) (4) of the Arrest Convention 1952

The system of liability of articles III and IV Hague Visby Rules