Leasing law

Real estate development and transactions

Michiel de Wit



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"Approachable no-nonsense, where efficiency, expertise and enthusiasm go seamless together."

About Michiel

Michiel de Wit has a practice in commercial real estate law. He specializes in commercial leasing law, real estate transactions, procedural law and real estate related contract law.

Michiel de Wit advises on and litigates in the real estate area with a focus on lease and commercial property transactions. His clients are international and national investors, including institutional investors, project developers, financers and real-estate consultants.

Michiel is a member of de Vereniging van Huurrecht Advocaten (Leasing Lawyers Association). He is a member of the editorial board of the Dutch journal Huurrecht in Praktijk (Leasing Law in Practice). He publishes regularly. Michiel is also a Leading Individual at Legal500.

Michiel has been with Lexence since 2010. Previously he was, among other things, with Unibail-Rodamco. He studied law at Universiteit Maastricht and followed a post-graduate course in tenancy law at the Vereniging van Huurrecht Advocaten (Leasing Lawyers Association). Michiel was admitted to the Dutch Bar in 2002.

International listings

Legal 500 (2022): "Full-service firm, which is very pragmatic and efficient."
Legal 500 (2021): "They know how we work and comply to that."
Chambers (2021): "The lawyers have a very strong and in-depth knowledge throughout all real estate-related legal topics."
Legal 500 (2020): "Michiel de Wit: great expertise and pragmatic goal-oriented approach in commercial letting. Thorough legal analysis and quick pro-active ad-hoc advice. Reliable lease house-keeping."
Legal 500 (2020): "Worked with Michiel de Wit for a couple of years already – a very precise and reliable lawyer. It’s also worth mentioning that he is very capable of dealing with foreign companies."
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