Over Michiel van Schooten

Michiel van Schooten is gespecialiseerd in fusies en overnames, private equity transacties, management MBO’s en MBI’s en de structurering van allerhande samenwerkingsverbanden. Hij adviseert bij aandeelhoudersgeschillen.

Michiel is voorzitter van het bestuur van de Stichting Musical Awards. Ook is hij bestuurslid van het Compagnietheater, De Rode Hoed, Felix Meritis, De Nieuwe Liefde, Willem Meindert de Hoop Stichting en de Remé Art Foundation. Michiel was van 2008 tot en met 2011 executive board member van Meritas Law Firms Worldwide.

Sinds 1998 is Michiel verbonden aan Lexence. Na zijn studie Nederlands recht aan de Universiteit van Amsterdam is Michiel in 1989 beëdigd als advocaat.

Chambers (2020)
Chambers (2020): “Michiel van Schooten represents financial institutions and investment companies in transactions in the digital sector. Clients praise him for being ``down to earth`` and ``not making things bigger than they are,`` adding that he is ``very knowledgeable, with a lot of experience.``
  • Legal 500 (2020): "Lexence knows its clients very well, and hence performs a great role in the outsourcing of transaction documentation. The customer-intimate model – ensured by a stable team setting – makes collaboration pleasant and efficient."

  • Chambers (2020): “Michiel van Schooten represents financial institutions and investment companies in transactions in the digital sector. Clients praise him for being "down to earth" and "not making things bigger than they are," adding that he is "very knowledgeable, with a lot of experience."

  • Chambers (2019): "According to clients, Michiel van Schooten is a 'very commercially minded lawyer', who is able to 'understand what the client's objectives are and work towards the client's goals'. He handles mandates relating to M&A and investments, and advised Endeit Capital on its investments in Chronext."

  • Chambers (2018): "Michiel van Schooten regularly acts for clients in the media and online industry and predominantly focuses on M&A work, with particular expertise in the TMT sector."

  • 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): "Michiel van Schooten co-leads the practice and, in addition to a focus on private equity transactions, he advises on M&A, management buyouts and buy-ins. He is described by interviewees as a 'senior guy with the experience to close out a deal'."

  • Legal 500 (2017): "Lexence’s 'very pragmatic' department is jointly led by Michiel van Schooten."

  • Michiel van Schooten heeft in het rechtsgebiedenregister van de Nederlandse orde van advocaten het volgende hoofdrechtsgebied geregistreerd:
    – Ondernemingsrecht

    Deze registratie verplicht Michiel van Schooten elk kalenderjaar volgens de normen van de Nederlandse orde van advocaten tien opleidingspunten te behalen op ieder geregistreerd hoofdrechtsgebied.