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Michelle Reevers

aviation, enterprise and business 

Education

Michelle completed her law degree in Dutch Law at the Erasmus University Rotterdam in 2003, and specialized in both the Private Law and Corporate Law.

Lawyer at LVH

Since May 2011.

Position and facts

For a number of years Michelle worked in the private sector, where she learned that entrepreneurs benefit from a short and quick answer (where possible). In 2006 Michelle made the switch to the Dutch Bar. Since then she has advised many enterprises in solving their legal issues, such as commercial contracts, disputes between shareholders and acquisitions.
From 2011 Michelle also specialized in aviation. Within this sector she not only advises airlines, airports and related companies on air transport of passengers and goods, but also assists them in related topics such as commercial contracts, ground handling, liability and insurance cases.
Michelle acts directly for her clients as well as 'Correspondence Lawyer' for foreign law firms.

Sector

Aviation
Transport & Logistics

Expertise

Aviation
Commercial Contracts
Business and shareholders

Competences

Michelle adheres closely informed of the legal details of the industries in which her clients operate so she knows what’s going on. Clients appreciate her objective attitude, something that reflects in her advices: she clearly communicates the risks and opportunities, without unnecessary complexity. Her work method can be described as dedicated and to the point. As chairman of our Corporate Law department she is a regular sparring partner for her colleagues with regard to recent developments in law.

Registration of legal areas

In accordance with Article 35b(1) of the Legal Profession Regulations Michelle has registered the following legal areas in the register of legal areas of the Netherlands Bar: business law. According to the standards of the Netherlands Bar the registration obliges her to obtain ten training credits per year in each of the registered legal areas.

Personal characteristics

Energetic, honest, entrepreneurial.

Memberships / extracurricular activities

Guest lecturer at the University of Leiden with regard to the specialization Air & Space law.

Provides workshops and seminars.

Michelle Reevers

aviation, enterprise and business 

+31 (0)10 209 27 75
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Bouwe Bos

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Justin de Vries

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+31 (0)10 209 27 52 devries@lvh-advocaten.nl
Rob Steenhoek

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Hans Rijntjes

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+31 (0)10 209 27 55 rijntjes@lvh-advocaten.nl

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+31 (0)10 209 27 63 bos@lvh-advocaten.nl
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+31 (0)10 209 27 65 vanbreemen@lvh-advocaten.nl
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+31(0)10 209 27 75 vangenderen@lvh-advocaten.nl
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+31(0)10 209 27 61 kloot@lvh-advocaten.nl
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aviation, enterprise and business 

+31 (0)10 209 27 75 reevers@lvh-advocaten.nl
Hans Rijntjes

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+31 (0)10 209 27 55 rijntjes@lvh-advocaten.nl
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