John Kopp

Insurance Law Solicitor/General Civil Practice Solicitor


John Kopp has worked in the liability and insurance law sectorsince 1998, bringing extensive and broad experience and expertise to his practice . John understands “exactly” the expectations and (often insurance covered) commercial interests of his clients.

Specializing in professional liability, corporate liability, and directors’ liability, John is service-oriented, critical, honest, open and engaged. John works result-driven, cost-efficient and shall defend a matter in court firmly whenever necessary or appropriate.

John is a member of the Association for Insurance Science (VVVW) and the Association for Liability and Compensation Law (VASR). His clients mainly include insurers and intermediaries, enterprises and directors & officers.


Work Experience

2024 – Present
Lawyer/Partner at BOLT Advocaten

2007 – 2023
Lawyer/Director at Kopp Professionals Services B.V. and independent legal consultant. During this period, John gained broad international experience in areas such as General Liability Insurance (including co-insurance), Professional Liability Insurance, Directors & Officers Insurance, Financial Lines Insurance, Technical Insurance, Construction Law, CAR (Construction All Risks) Insurance, Civil Real Estate, and injury-related claims.


1992 – 2006
John graduated in Utrecht (Dutch Law; Private Law degree) and completed internships at The American Bar Association, section Dispute Resolution (Washington DC), Mediate Tech Inc. (Front Royal), and JAMS/Endispute (New York). In 1999, he started working as a lawyer at (Trenité) Van Doorne in Amsterdam, followed by Nysingh Advocaten en Notarissen, specializing in liability and insurance law.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Sports and music (trumpeter)


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