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Rutger Sterk focuses his practice on corporate and real estate transactions, commercial contracting, (re)financing and securities matters. Rutger holds LL.M. degrees in both financial law at the Erasmus University of Rotterdam and corporate law at the University of Utrecht. He has also participated in an LL.M. exchange program for two semesters at the Beasley School of Law in Philadelphia. Rutger is a member of the Dutch Bar Association.


  • Corporate & Securities
  • Real Estate



  • Represented Black Dragon Capital in connection with its acquisition of Grass Valley, a leading technology supplier of advanced broadcast and media solutions, with operations in over 20 different jurisdictions worldwide.
  • Legal Department Assistant, NIBC Bank, 2013
  • Legal Department Intern, NIBC Bank, 2012
  • Intern at various law firms


  • LL.M., Corporate Law, Utrecht University, 2014
  • LL.M., Financial Law, Erasmus University Rotterdam, 2014
  • LL.M. Exchange Program, Temple University Beasley School of Law, 2012
  • LL.B., Utrecht University, 2012
  • The Netherlands
  • Dutch, Native
  • English, Fluent
  • German, Conversational