About Annemieke Spijker

Annemieke Spijker is a lawyer and partner at AKD who specialises in multi-modal transportation, international road transport and logistics. Annemieke has particular experience in drafting and negotiating logistics contracts for transport, warehousing and ancillary services. Annemieke also litigates frequently, primarily in cases relating to international transportation law and recovery claims.

In the international market Annemieke is acknowledged as being an experienced specialist in her field. Clients appreciate Annemieke's rapid response time, her knowledge of the sector and her practical approach.

In addition to her litigation practice, Annemieke regularly speaks at conferences and seminars. She also gives legal training courses for clients and publishes in journals, books and newsletters.

Annemieke has years of experience in litigating on claims in the logistics sector. She uses the knowledge she acquires in the process when drawing up contracts and general terms and conditions. She knows where the pitfalls lie. In negotiations Annemieke not only takes account of the legal interests, but also the commercial side of the case.

When advising on logistical contracts Annemieke often works with a multidisciplinary team that uses specialist knowledge from other specialist groups within the AKD. After all, concluding a logistical contract often not only involves issues relating to transport and storage but also, for example, permits, tax law and employment law issues.

Annemieke is a member of the editorial board of Dutch maritime and insurance law review Schip & Schade

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More about

  • Leiden University: Law
  • Stellenbosch University (South Africa): Law
Admitted to bar
  • The Netherlands
  • Editor of the national law report Schip & Schade
  • Transport Law Committee of the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA)
  • Dutch Association of Transport Law (NVV)
  • Maritime & Transport Committee of the International Bar Association (IBA)
Legal practice areas the Netherlands Bar’s register

Annemieke Spijker has registered the following principal (and secondary) legal practice areas in the Netherlands Bar’s register of legal practice areas (rechtsgebiedenregister):


  • Transport and trade law


Based on this registration, Annemieke is required to obtain ten training credits per calendar year in each registered principal legal practice area in accordance with the standards set by the Netherlands Bar.