Mr Mikael Philip Schmidt > Gorrissen Federspiel > Copenhagen, Denmark > Lawyer Profile

Gorrissen Federspiel

Work Department

Corporate / M&A


Mikael Philip Schmidt advises on aspects of capital markets laws which are relevant for companies and securities listed on a stock exchange or other regulated market, including general disclosure requirements, IPOs and rights issues. Mikael Philip Schmidt has assisted in a large number of Danish major IPOs and rights issues. He is also author of the book Prospectus Law.Mikael has extensive experience in all aspects of M&A transactions, including due diligence, preparation and negotiation of transaction documentation and the subsequent legal work associated with the operation of the business. In addition, Mikael provides advice on all aspects of commercial law, corporate law and the incorporation of companies.


Gorrissen Federspiel 2007 –
Partner, Gorrissen Federspiel since 2017
Stikeman Elliott, Toronto 2015


English, French


The Danish Bar and Law Society


Admitted to the Danish Bar 2010 
Master of Laws, University of Copenhagen 2007
Université Paris II, France 2006

Lawyer Rankings

Denmark > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Next Generation Partners)

Mikael Philip SchmidtGorrissen Federspiel

Gorrissen Federspiel advises on all aspects of M&A, securities law and company law. Acting primarily for corporates and private equity houses, the team has seen an increase in cross-border mandates, handling outbound investments and strategic acquisitions. The team has a broad range of sector specialisms, including life sciences, energy and real estate knowledge. Practice leadership is split three ways between public M&A and ECM specialist Rikke Schiøtt Petersen, securities expert Anders Ørjan Jensen and Anders Peter G Christoffersen, who focuses on investments in companies and incentive schemes within M&A. Klaus Søgaard and Mikael Philip Schmidt are also recommended.