About Jaap van de Rakt

Jaap van de Rakt is a partner and attorney-at-law at AKD who is involved in (international) litigation practice, with a particular focus on international private law.

In addition to litigating for the court and the court of appeal Jaap also has experience with conducting arbitration proceedings before a variety of institutes, such as the International Criminal Court (ICC), the Netherlands Arbitration Institute [Nederlands Arbitrage Instituut] (NAI) and the UNUM Transport Arbitration & Mediation foundation.

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More about

  • Radboud University: Dutch law
  • Radboud University: European & International law
Admitted to bar
  • The Netherlands
Legal practice areas the Netherlands Bar’s register

Jaap van de Rakt has registered the following principal (and secondary) legal practice areas in the Netherlands Bar’s register of legal practice areas (rechtsgebiedenregister):


  • Civil procedural law


Based on this registration, Jaap 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.