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Astrid Stadler
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Astrid Stadler

Legal member


Astrid Stadler is a professor of law at the University of Konstanz, Germany. She holds a chair of private law, civil procedure law, private international law and comparative law. From 2011-2015 she also had a part-time chair in the Netherlands (Erasmus University, Rotterdam) for comparative mass litigation. For more than 20 years, she has done research in the field of mass litigation and has published more than 70 articles on collective redress. Together with international research teams she realized several book projects. She also served as an expert for claimants in collective actions and as an academic advisor for public regulators and ministries in Europe. From 2017-2020 she was chair (co-reporter) of an international working group in an ELI/UNIDROIT project (Model Rules for European Civil Procedure 2020) that drafted model rules for collective redress proceedings. She has experience as a supervisory board member in other Dutch foundations, for example in the VW case.

Astrid Stadler graduated from the University of Konstanz and obtained her PhD in 1988 at the same university. She qualified as a professor in 1993 at the University of Freiburg, Germany. She was a visiting scholar at UC Berkeley, and is a guest professor at Tongji University, Shanghai. In the German academic community, she is also well-known as vice-president of the German Association of Civil Procedural Law and co-editor of the German “Juristenzeitung”, the most prestigious law journal in Germany.

Emission Claim Foundation

Emission Claim is a not-for-profit foundation that helps victims of the fraudulent use of diesel vehicles' tampering software get compensation. The foundation wants to hold accountable the car manufacturers who misled their customers and flouted the environment

Who are our lawyers?

Emission Claim Foundation has appointed the Amsterdam-based law firm Kennedy van der Laan to represent them in the Diesel Emission Cases.

Since 1992, this renowned Dutch law firm has been collaborating with market leaders to provide pragmatic solutions for their clients' legal issues.

For more information www.kvdl.com

Together we are strong

At Emission Claim Foundation, we believe that we are stronger together in the fight against negligent and powerful companies. Our goal is to advocate for the rights of individuals who may not have the means to resist on their own. By taking collective action, we combine our efforts to address misconduct. Join us and contribute to a better future for all of us.

Claim code compliance

The Emission Claim Foundation complies with the legal requirements of Article 3:305a of the Dutch Civil Code and the requirements of the Claim Code 2019. The Claim Code is a code for foundations and associations that are engaged in representing collective interests. The purpose of the code is to promote that the representative always prioritizes the interests of the affected parties.

Contact us

General enquiries can be sent to Info@emissionclaim.nl 
Questions surrounding participation in the diesel emissions case can be sent to deelname@emissionclaim.nl
Barbara Strozzilaan 101 
1083 HN Amsterdam 

Compensation for diesel drivers

You could potentially receive up to €10,000 compensation (20% of the purchase value). Check your license plate to find out if you qualify.
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