Corporate and M&A
Luchthaven Brussel Nationaal 1 J
Christoph Michiels joined the Corporate and M&A practice Deloitte Legal – Lawyers (previously Laga) in 2011.
With over 20 years of experience in corporate transactional, advisory and restructuring work, he focuses on venture capital and private equity, assisting both founder and management teams as well as investors and investor syndicates throughout the different growth phases of start-ups and scale-ups. In this role Christoph leads the scale-up and investor initiatives within Deloitte Legal.
Next to his corporate work, Christoph also heads the Deloitte Legal life sciences and healthcare practice which leverages Deloitte Legal’s multi-disciplinary expertise in corporate, commercial, regulatory, IP and data protection. He assists in particular biotech and medtech start-ups and scale-ups throughout their development process.
In his role as head of the corporate compliance team, Christoph leads the corporate compliance practice of Deloitte Legal focusing on recurrent corporate secretarial work such as approval of annual accounts, replacement of directors, branch structures, etc. As such, he leads the legal entity management practice in Belgium and is in charge of the global roll-out of myInsight Entity Management (ELEMENT), a cloud based solution developed by Deloitte Legal for automated legal entity management.
Christoph is the partner in charge of Innovation within Deloitte Legal and over the past few years, he has become a strong believer in digital transformation of the legal profession and is eager to share his experience with clients and building partnerships with legal tech providers with a view to contribute in future proofing the legal profession.