Antoinette Collignon



Antoinette Collignon specialises in negligence and damages, including personal injury, product liability, road traffic accidents, professional negligence and accidents at work. She also practices insurance law and international private law. She has over fifteen years’ experience in international litigation, working closely with lawyers throughout Europe and the United States. In 1997, she co-founded the European organisation for personal injury lawyers (PEOPIL), and was its first Dutch (as well as first female) president from 2009 until September 2013. Antoinette is a regular speaker at international conferences and seminars of the Pan European Organization for Personal Injury Lawyers (PEOPIL) and other international organisations. She regularly writes articles. Antoinette`s partner in Legaltree`s liability law practice group is Carolien van Weering.


University of Groningen (RUG), civil and criminal law, 1990 Grotius Academy, Nijmegen, Post- doctoral training in personal injury law, 1994


After her graduation from Groningen University in 1990, Antoinette joined the law firm of Kienhuis Hoving at Enschede. She later moved to Marree & Dijxhoorn Lawyers and worked for Beer Advocaten.

Ancillary positions and memberships

She is vice-president of IETL (Institute for European Traffic Law). She is also a member of PEOPIL, LSA (Dutch organisation for personal injury lawyers), VASR (Dutch organisation for tort law and damages) and AAJ (American Association for Justice).


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