Before joining HBN Law in 2007 Michiel worked as an attorney for HVG Attorneys, one of the top legal firms in the Netherlands. Michiel began his Caribbean career in our Sint Maarten office where he practiced in the general practice of civil law and administrative law.
Over the years Michiel developed an extensive experience in intellectual property disputes and advising international companies in matters concerning intellectual property rights. His practice furthermore focuses on corporate and commercial litigation and real estate law. Michiel has studied Anglo-Saxon civil law at the University of Hull, U.K. which background enables him to easily interact with clients with an Anglo-Saxon background.
Michiel has published several articles on various topics and is a guest lecturer in corporate litigation and dispute resolution at the University of Curaçao.
University: Tilburg, the Netherlands