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, relaunches, participations and shareholders’ agreements and assists in mergers and takeovers. In addition, Matthijs litigates in matters pertaining to 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, the Commercial Law Association and the IBA.
Before the formation of Florent, Matthijs was a partner at Höcker.
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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: “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 startups to private equity houses.’ (2019)”
Chambers Europe and Global: Matthijs Brons of Florent is described by clients as a "fast thinker" who has "strong analytical skills and in-depth technical knowledge." Brons regularly acts on a range of corporate transactions including M&A, joint ventures and shareholder agreements. He is also experienced in venture capital. (2019)
Chambers Global: Matthijs Brons of Florent handles corporate transactions, with a particular focus on joint ventures, M&A, shareholder agreements and MBOs. One client adds: "Matthijs is 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." (2018); “Matthijs Brons assists with management buy-outs, M&A matters and corporate transactions. One client says he is “a very strong creative mind and a deal-maker” Others profess they would “recommend him to any company with very complicated issues with shareholders.” (2017).