Rick is an attorney at law and certified business mediator. Since 2006, Rick has specialised in dispute resolution at the highest corporate levels (as an attorney, inhouse counsel and mediator), resolving disputes in a fast, efficient, and sustainable manner. He keeps an eye on the commercial interests of companies without losing sight of the limits of the legal playing field. Rick knows how to oversee complex problems, quickly gets to their core and facilitates widely supported solutions.
Before founding KRAFT, Rick was Legal Director at UiPath, a global software company in Robotic Process Automation. Rick also worked several years as Senior Counsel at Booking.com, one of the world’s leading digital travel companies. Rick started his career at Baker McKenzie, where he worked as a litigator from 2006 until 2013.
Rick has registered the following principal (and secondary) legal practice areas in the Netherlands Bar’s register of legal practice areas (rechtsgebiedenregister):
- Civil Procedural Law
- Contract Law
Based on this registration, he is required to obtain ten training credits per calendar year in each registered principal legal practice area in accordance with the standards set by the Netherlands Bar.
Rick is a member of the Corporate Litigation Association, the Netherlands Association for Procedural Law, the Netherlands Association for Information Technology and Law and the Netherlands Mediators Association. Rick is also an accredited intervision facilitator.