Charles Rutte


W.G. Buncamper Road 33
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten

T: +(1 721) 542 2272
F: +(1 721) 542 4381

Charles Rutte
– Senior Associate

Born and raised in the Netherlands, Charles obtained his Master’s degree in International and European Law at the end of 2002. Afterwards Charles moved to Málaga, Spain to study Spanish. Back in the Netherlands, he started his career as an attorney at law in 2003 and worked at Van Diepen van der Kroef attorneys for over ten years.

Charles built and managed a general (corporate) practice with a strong emphasis in the fields of intellectual property law and contract law. During his time in the Netherlands, Charles also was a (Board) member of various professional and social networks and has published several articles on intellectual property law.

Charles litigates and advises his (international) clients on a wide array of matters, from breach of contract claims to complex trademark infringement disputes. In addition, he is an experienced negotiator and has drafted many types of contracts.

University: Tilburg, The Netherlands

Dutch, English, Spanish, German