mr. R.S. (Rick) van der Spek

mr. R.S. (Rick) van der Spek



Rick specialises in insolvency law and business law. He has extensive experience with legal proceedings and is an insolvency practitioner and adviser for companies with financial problems. He is also adviser and negotiator for corporate takeovers and in the field of governance and shareholder disputes.

Rick is head of the business law section at TRIP Law and is an authority and sparring partner both within and outside the company. He knows his subject matter as he is himself an experienced director and supervisory board member and is regularly appointed as an official for the Netherlands Enterprise Chamber. He is known to be a good listener and fast thinker and his toolkit from his mediation training helps him in finding solutions. Rick is clued in financially and has a wide network.

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Management Consultancy, Restructuring and Insolvency

Mergers & Acquisitions

International Business

Business Law


Banks, Insurers and Business Services

Construction & Real Estate

Transport & Logistics


Dutch Law University of Utrecht

International Law degree - European Law

Grotius Academy specialisation accreditation course in financial economics for insolvency pratitioners

Grotius Academy specialisation accreditation course in insolvency law

Grotius Academy specialisation accreditation course in corporate law


Business member Golf & Country Club Lauswolt

Member of Club Diplomatique Fan Fryslân

Member of Round Table 53, 40+

Board member Frisian Enterprise of the Year award

Member of INSOLAD

Chair of the Supervisory Board Koninklijke Oosterhof Holman Beheer B.V.

Editorial member of the Business Law Praktijk (TOP) journal

Stichting Rimari (officer)

Member of the association Corporate Litigation

Member of the association Corporate Mediation


Dutch, English, French & German

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