Dirk graduated from VU University of Amsterdam (LLB, LLM) and from Cornell Law School (LLM) where he specialized in Corporate, Finance and Securities law. Dirk started practicing practicing law with DeWaardSinke Advocaten in 2014 and was one of the founding partners at VIOTTA Advocaten in October 2018.
Dirk specializes in corporate law, advising on corporate law issues, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, investments (private equity and venture capital), commercial contracts and start-up companies. Most of his practice consists of advising in the commercial law practice and for mergers & acquisitions. Dirk advises medium and large-sized companies, as well as investors and start-ups.
- Dirk was a committee member of the Anglo-Dutch Exchange 2016; and
- board member and President of the Board of the Young Bar Association of Amsterdam from 2016 to 2018.