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

Gorrissen Federspiel
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Work Department

Corporate / M&A


Mikael Philip Schmidt advises on securities law issues and M&A.Within securities law, his focus is the general disclosure requirements, IPOs and direct issues. The Danish market is Mikael’s primary focus, but he also often provides assistance in foreign transactions. Mikael has been involved in a large number of major Danish IPOs and public issues and is the author of the book Prospektretten (prospectus law).

Mikael also has extensive experience with all aspects of M&A transactions, including structured processes, PE-driven transactions, drafting and negotiation of transaction documentation and the subsequent legal work with the operation of the company.

Finally, Mikael advises on all aspects of business law issues, general company law and company formation.


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

The team at Gorrissen Federspiel is known for its expertise in demergers, acquisitions and divestments in the logistics and healthcare sectors. Rikke Schiøtt Petersen, Anders Ørjan Jensen, and Anders Peter G Christoffersen jointly lead the team. Petersen has ‘vast experience‘ in advising domestic and international corporates on cross-border mergers; Jensen utilises his ‘outstanding analytical skills‘ to acts for logistics, engineering, and investment companies on transactions; and Christoffersen frequently dispenses ‘high quality and easy executable advice‘ to funds and companies in the life-sciences, retail, and food and agriculture sectors. Klaus Søgaard often acts for listed companies in takeover bids and M&A transactions, while Mikael Philip Schmidt focuses on advising overseas clients on private equity transactions and general disclosure requirements.