Osman Yesildag

Get to know Osman

Osman advises and litigates in the field of Shipping, Trade and Transport law. He assists parties involved in Shipping, Trade and Transport such as shipowners, underwriters, P&I Clubs, shipbrokers and agents, bunkersuppliers and tug companies. His work includes ship arrest and arrest in general, liability claims, drafting and reviewing contracts, disputes with suppliers, debt recovery and International Trade.

Osman graduated in 2006. After a traineeship at a large firm specialised in Shipping and Transport he became interested in Shipping, Trade and Transport.

Osman joined Jumelet Verhagen in September 2007 after having previously worked for a legal firm specialized in Transport law. He was admitted to the Rotterdam bar in December 2007. As per 2011 he is an associate with Jumelet Verhagen.

Osman is fluent in speech and writing in Turkish. He has contacts in Turkey and is familiar with the culture.

Representative experience
  • Osman deals with contracts of carriage and charter parties, commercial contracts and disputes, general conditions, ship arrests, arrest of goods and bank accounts, auction of cargo, liability claims in general and debt recovery.

Professional and community affiliations
  • Netherlands Association for Maritime and Transport Law (NVZV)


  • Dutch Bar Association


  • Grotius Academy (Postgraduate course in Transport law, 2015)
  • Erasmus University (Private and Business Law, 2006)
Practice Areas
Registered practice (register of the Netherlands Bar Association)
  • Civil Procedural Law (Burgerlijk procesrecht)

Contact us

RotterdamOffice (6th floor)
Westblaak 179
3012 KJ Rotterdam