About Jos van der Meché

Jos van der Meché is an attorney-at-law and partner at AKD who is specialised in liability for damage to goods during transportation and storage. He mainly represents terminal operators, freight forwarders, multimodal carriers, logistics services providers and their insurers. His clients appreciate Jos for his strategic and often creative approach which is always aimed at resolving the case.

Jos primarily deals with cross-border cases. These include numerous cases relating to insurance law. In addition he regularly acts in cases on international disputes, for example with respect to ownership issues, arrests and liens.

Jos is a member of the Maritime & Transport Committee of the IBA. He is one of the authors of the CMR book entitled, 'International Carriage of Goods by Road' (2005).

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More about

  • University of Groningen: Law
Admitted to bar
  • The Netherlands
  • The Maritime & Transport Committee of the IBA
  • IRU - International Road Transport Union
  • Dutch Association of Transport Law
Legal practice areas the Netherlands Bar’s register

Jos van der Meché 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, Jos 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.