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Maud van den Berg

Dutch equine attorney

Equine Law Specialist in the Netherlands 

Maud van den Berg is a distinguished Dutch equine attorney at MAAK Advocaten, specializing in equine disputes, contracts and legal advice under Dutch law.

Her expertise encompasses a broad range of Dutch legal matters related to horses and equestrian activities, blending a profound knowledge of Dutch contract law with her passion for the equine world. Maud’s work as an equestrian lawyer in the Netherlands is characterized by a deep understanding of both the legal and practical aspects of equine activities in the Netherlands and abroad.

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Expertise in Contract Law: Maud excels in negotiating and drafting agreements for sales, leases, and breeding of horses, ensuring they comply with Dutch law and safeguard client interests.

Skilled Litigator and Mediator: She represents clients in various disputes, including those related to equine transactions and injuries, excelling in both litigation and alternative dispute resolution methods.

Regulatory Compliance and Consultation: Maud provides invaluable guidance on the complexities of horse ownership, transportation, and competition both within the Netherlands and across the EU.

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Targeted Legal Knowledge: Maud’s specialized knowledge in Dutch equine law is complemented by her experience in broader legal domains.

Practical Equine Experience: Her background in Dutch  equestrian activities offers clients practical and relatable insights.

Extensive Network: Maud has access to a wide range of experts, including veterinarians, trainers, and international law specialists, providing a comprehensive legal service.

Illustrative Cases Handled by Maud

  • Contract Negotiations: Successfully litigated a complex dispute of the seed of an Olympic horse (published in various landmark magazines)
  • Liability Representation: Defended a riding club in a high-stakes injury claim, showcasing her expertise in liability and safety regulations.
  • Cross-Border Consultancy: Advised on the intricacies of international horse transport, ensuring legal compliance and client peace of mind.

Proven Experience: Maud’s track record in equine law is both extensive and successful.

Client-Centric Approach: She tailors her legal strategies to meet the unique needs of each client.

Shared Passion for Equestrianism: Maud’s genuine love for horses drives her commitment to excellence in her field.

Maud van den Berg at MAAK Advocaten is not just a legal expert; she is a dedicated advocate in the equine world, offering tailored solutions to the unique challenges faced by her clients. Her blend of legal acumen and equestrian knowledge makes her an invaluable asset to anyone navigating the complexities of equine law in the Netherlands.

Maud van den Berg has registered the following principal (and secondary) legal practice areas in the Netherlands Bar’s register of legal practice areas (rechtsgebiedenregister):

– law of obligations (“verbintenissenrecht”)

Based on this registration, she 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.

Expert for Dutch equestrian law

Dedicated Dutch attorney

Equine enthusiast