Philip ter Burg

Partner | Lawyer

Philip ter Burg, partner and lawyer at BUREN, specializes in international trade, intellectual property and litigation. He advises (inter)national clients on a wide range of issues and is frequently involved in complex (cross border) transactions. Philip has a wealth of experience in (inter)national litigation, representing companies with regard to distribution and agency agreements.

Recent cases include disputes about copyright for Italian furniture manufacturers, a dispute about the construction of a power plant in the Middle-East, arbitration for a Central-European telecommunications company, expansion to the Netherlands of an English listed temporary employment agency, the private placement of shares by a tire company, settlement of agency relations, representing international air cargo carriers in cartel follow-on cases, and the international purchase of sea container cranes for a Spanish group.

After having completed his studies in Dutch law (business law) at Leiden University in 1988, Philip received a postgraduate qualification (LL.M) in international business law from Queen Mary College, University of London (1989). Subsequently he worked as attorney for several international and national law firms. In 2008 he was appointed as associate partner.

Philip is a member of the IBA, the Dutch Dutch Transport Law Association, the Corporate Litigation Association and is a former board member of the International Trade Chapter of the Dutch Bar Association.

Philip has been a guest lecturer at Webster University in Leiden, and the Hague University of Applied Sciences. He gives training to members of Fenedex (Dutch Export Federation) and writes regularly on international trade and distribution as well as intellectual property.



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