Rik specialises in EU law, Belgian and EU competition law and intellectual property law. His expertise in the different fields has enabled him to develop a thorough understanding of the interfaces between these legal domains in practice.
He was admitted to the Brussels Bar in 2016 and joined Eubelius the same year.
Rik advises governmental and private entities and represents clients in proceedings before the Belgian Competition Authority, Belgian civil courts, the Council of State, the European Commission and the European courts.
He obtained a Master in Laws at the University of Ghent in 2015 and an LLM in European Competition and Intellectual Property Law at the University of Liège in 2016.