Some important aspects of diving law

  1. Liability: Diving law addresses issues related to liability for diving accidents. It includes establishing the responsibilities of divers, dive instructors, dive centers, and other involved parties for injuries, damages, or losses incurred during a diving activity.
  2. Safety regulations: Diving law encompasses rules and regulations regarding safety during diving activities. These regulations may cover diving equipment, diving procedures, certification requirements, dive planning, and other aspects ensuring the safety of divers.
  3. Contracts and agreements: Diving law may also deal with drafting and reviewing contracts and agreements related to diving activities. This includes contracts between dive instructors and students, dive centers and clients, or other involved parties.
  4. Regulations and permits: Diving law also involves compliance with regulations and obtaining the appropriate permits and licenses for diving activities. This may pertain to both national and international laws and regulations.


Our Services

At DGDM, we understand the complexity of diving law and are ready to assist you with all your legal needs in this area. With our in-depth knowledge of diving-related legislation and experience representing divers, dive instructors, dive centers, and other stakeholders, we are committed to protecting your interests and ensuring your rights.

  1. Legal advice and assistance: We provide expert legal advice and assistance on various diving law issues, including liability for diving accidents, contract disputes, insurance claims, regulatory issues, and more. Our experienced team is ready to guide and represent you through all stages of the legal process.
  2. Liability claims: If you have been involved in a diving accident and suffered damages, we assist you in filing liability claims against the responsible parties. We are committed to ensuring you receive proper compensation for your injuries, medical expenses, lost income, and other damages.
  3. Regulatory issues: We understand the complex regulations affecting the diving industry and can advise you on compliance issues, permit applications, safety standards, and other legal aspects relevant to diving operations.
  4. Contract drafting and review: Whether you are a dive instructor looking to draft contracts with students or a dive center wanting to enter into business agreements, our legal team can help you draft and review contracts to ensure your interests are protected.


Meet Jeroen De Man

Our expert in diving law, Jeroen De Man, is a valuable member of our team with extensive experience and qualifications as a diver. With his in-depth knowledge of both national and international diving legislation, he can excellently assist you with your legal needs related to diving.

Jeroen De Man has impressive qualifications, including:

  • 3-star CMAS diver: Jeroen De Man is a certified 3-star CMAS diver, demonstrating his advanced diving skills and knowledge of dive procedures.
  • PADI Open Water: Additionally, Jeroen De Man is also certified as a PADI Open Water diver, highlighting his broad knowledge and experience in diving.


With his passion for diving and legal expertise, Jeroen De Man can provide a unique perspective in addressing diving law matters. He understands the specific challenges and issues faced by divers and aims to provide solutions that protect your interests.

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At DGDM, we understand that each diving law case is unique, and we are committed to providing you with the personalized attention and high-quality legal services you deserve. If you require legal assistance regarding diving law, please contact us today. Our team is ready to listen to your case, answer your questions, and help you take the best legal steps to protect your interests.