About Mathijs van Doormalen

Mathijs van Doormalen has a long track record of advising investment funds, large and mid-sized companies and shareholder-directors in Dutch and foreign M&A, restructuring, private equity and venture capital transactions. In addition, Mathijs advises on a wide range of other corporate and commercial law matters and has extensive experience in structuring and setting up investment funds.

Mathijs lectures regularly on mergers and acquisitions. He has been with Lexence since 2003, the year in which he was admitted to the Dutch Bar. In 2006 he spent several months working for a US law firm in Boston. Mathijs studied both law and Spanish language and literature at Universiteit Utrecht and spent a semester taking law courses at Universidad Autònoma in Barcelona. He also completed the postgraduate specialization course in corporate law at Grotius Academie (cum laude).

Legal 500 (2018)
''Mathijs van Doormalen is recommended by Legal 500.''
  • Chambers (2019): "Increasingly active corporate team rising to the top band this year. Assists with mergers, acquisitions and investments. Clients include a number of key players in the mid-market."

  • Legal 500 (2019): "The team is 'able to think about pragmatic solutions which is often missing from other firms'."

  • Chambers (2018): "Active in a range of M&A mandates with expertise in both public and private transactions, with a particular focus on private equity matters. Clients include a number of key players in the mid-market, including companies in the media and technology sectors."

  • Legal 500 (2018): "Lexence’s 'swift, dependable' team has 'excellent knowledge', provides 'targeted advice' and is 'always willing to go the extra mile'."

  • Chambers (2017): "A client is particularly impressed with the team's soft skills, remarking: 'They talk to entrepreneurs well, they are creative and focused on solutions, they are extremely trustworthy, reliable and attuned to our needs'."

  • Legal 500 (2017): "Lexence’s 'trustworthy' department provides a 'seamless service' for its clients."