Partner | Lawyer
Matthijs has a corporate law practice with an emphasis on transactions. He negotiates and advises on commercial contracts, governance issues, joint ventures, management buy-outs, restarts, participations and shareholders’ agreements and handles mergers and acquisitions. In addition, Matthijs litigates and advises on corporate law and civil law disputes.
Matthijs represents companies, shareholders, directors and investors and works for parties engaged in marketing, media, internet, software and property. Matthijs is a member of the Corporate Litigation Association and the Commercial Law Association and is a substitute judge at the District Court of Midden-Nederland.
T +31 (0)20 30 35 960
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Dutch Law, University of Amsterdam. Grotius Academie, post-doctoral course in Corporate Law and Business Law (cum laude). Grotius Academie, post-doctoral course in National and International Contracts.
Legal 500: ‘We like the Florent Team for several different reasons. They are nice people. Talented, punctual, and with good knowledge and are successful at what they do.’(2020) “Florent is considered to be 'the best firm for SMEs and it helps entrepreneurs accelerate their businesses' and 'it is more efficient than the larger players'. Managing partner Pieter van den Brink and Matthijs Brons, who is 'highly valued for being results-oriented and efficient', co-head this department. The team's clients range from start-ups to private equity houses.’ (2019)” The “smart, no-nonsense Brons” is a “quick, analytical thinker and very pleasant to work with.” (2017)
Chambers Europe and Global: Matthijs Brons is particularly noted by clients because "he always seeks for solutions to solve the issue as efficiently as possible." He represents prominent Benelux companies in strategic corporate transactions, in addition to assisting with joint venture agreements (Global, 2020) described by clients as a "fast thinker" who has "strong analytical skills and in-depth technical knowledge." (Europe and Global, 2019)."a very pleasant lawyer to work with, a quick and analytic thinker, down-to-earth, and last but not least a very friendly guy. We value his thorough and pragmatic style, his knowledge of the company and his capacity of striking the right tone in negotiations." (Europe and Global, 2018); “a very strong creative mind and a deal-maker” Clients would “recommend him to any company with very complicated issues with shareholders.” (Europe and Global, 2017).