Michaël Schrevens

Partner - Commercial, Contracting, IP and ICT law, Construction and real estate, Franchising, Corporate law, Litigation and dispute resolution

Michaël Schrevens

Michaël Schrevens

Partner - Commercial, Contracting, IP and ICT law, Construction and real estate, Franchising, Corporate law, Litigation and dispute resolution

Having almost 30 years of experience at the lead of a law firm in Belgium, Michaël has advised on large business deals for international clients active in the world of acquiring IP, software, and data warehousing.

While being active in the broad spectrum of the Belgian juridical world, he built up an expertise in the following fields:

  • Construction
  • Insurance
  • Liability
  • Banking
  • Marketing research
  • Logistics

Drafting commercial contracts, often with an international dimension, has no secrets for Michaël.

Throughout his career, Michaël did not only become an expert on commercial matters, but he also gained a broad knowledge/ set of skills/competences in asset management, social security law, civil law, and family law.




"I have worked with Michael the past 15 years in several circumstances and on several cases. I have always experienced him as a dedicated, hands-on corporate legal advisor who can look at problems from a different angle".

Harold Vanheel
Alg. Dir./ Dir. Gén.
Switch Holding NV


"I worked with Michael for almost 15 years. Michaël was our external lawyer being part of the Contract Negotiation team. He proved to be a strong negotiator but openminded enough to come to the win-win situation."

"Michaël was also responsible for the creation of the new contract template, together with CTO and MD. His Knowledge on IP specific in the software world brought a huge added value."

"Pleasure working with someone as Michael."

Wim Pardon
(OpenWay Europe SA, now Chief Product Officer Truevo)


"I am the CEO of Camco Technologies with headquarters in Leuven and branches in US, China, and UAE. I have been working with Michaël for more than 10 years. Michaël has successfully resolved several legal disputes for us, both in Belgium and abroad. He also helps us with difficult contracts and all legal documents related to our business. We can really recommend Michaël!"

Jan Bossens
CEO Camco Technologies NV



Specialisms

IP law, computer law, construction and real estate, franchising, international contracts drafting and negotiations, commercial contracts, commercial law, liability and insurance law, commercial dispute resolution, contract law.

Qualifications and Professional Bodies

    • Lawyer, Law degree Cum Laude at University of Louvain (KUL)
    • Institute for Intellectual Property Louvain 1992-1993.
    • Founder of the law office Schrevens & Michiels with Offices in Leuven and Koksijde.
    • Member of the Belgian Bar in Louvain and West Flanders.
    • Member of Kiwanis International service club.

Career

  • Subsidiary Judge at three districts in Flanders
  • Member (Judge) of the Disciplinary Board of the Belgian Flemish Bar Association.
  • Subsidiary member of the High Counsel of Justice for Belgium
  • Subsidiary member of the Belgian Commission Legal Expenses Insurance.
  • Former member of the Counsel at the Bar Association of Leuven.
  • Accredited Collaborative Lawyer.
  • Former member of the Counsel at the Bar Association of Leuven.