Corporate, Energy

Michaël Rijnja


Phone +31 20 530 5258
Mobile +31 6 204 79 511

Michaël is a counsel in Stek’s corporate group, with a strong focus on the (renewable) energy sector. He is an expert in corporate law and M&A transactions, acting for private equity firms, large corporates, financial institutions, entrepreneurs and developers on domestic and cross-border transactions and joint ventures.


Legal 500 – Commercial, Corporate and M&A

  • “Professional, knowledgeable, client focused, responsive and efficient.” (2024)
  • “Stek is an outstanding boutique law firm in the Dutch market which outperforms the traditional large firms both in terms of legal and service quality. You will find high partner attention, a business-focused approach (rather than legal lectures) and last not least a very motivated and likeable team.” (2022)
  • “Good team, easy to reach, gives quick and practical advice.” (2022)

Legal 500 – Energy: Transactional

  • “The Stek energy team is extraordinary in its knowledge of the market across the entire energy landscape and they understand new actions swiftly.” (2024)
  • “Very experienced team in the energy, especially renewable energy, sector in the Netherlands. In addition to supporting utility scale sale processes for renewable energy assets, they provide expert advice on regulatory topics in the energy sector and competition law internally and on short notice.” (2023)
  • “They have been instrumental in helping us successfully implement our investment strategy in the Netherlands where we had no previous experience.” (2022)
  • “Highly efficient and knowledgeable team.” (2020)
  • Lawyer at Stek (2016 – 2021 and 2024 – today)
  • Legal counsel M&A at Van Lanschot Kempen (2021 – 2023)
  • Lawyer at Allen & Overy (2014 – 2016)
  • Lawyer at Stibbe (2008 – 2014)
"Stek always provides quick and good responses in a timely manner"
Chambers Europe - Corporate / M&A
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