Maikel Exterkate


Fields of practice
  • Procedural Law
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Execution & Seizure
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Liability Law
  • Construction Law

Maikel has registered the following principal legal practice area in the Netherlands Bar’s register of legal practice areas (rechtsgebiedenregister):

  • Civil Procedure Law

Based on this registration, he is required to obtain ten training credits per calender year in each registered principal legal practice area in accordance with the standards set by the Netherlands Bar.

Maikel is a member of both the Commercial Contracts team and the Procedural Law and Arbitration team.

He also has years of extensive experience in litigating for corporate clients in the first instance, on appeal, and in preliminary relief proceedings. Maikel is also regularly involved in asset seizures and enforcement disputes.

He frequently litigates disputes arising from various different forms of partnerships, including between shareholders or partners, in connection with distribution and/or agency agreements, intra-partnership loan agreements and other long-term forms of partnership agreements.

In addition, Maikel has specialist expertise in construction law and liability law. He represents clients, contractors and subcontractors, engineers and end users. He also acts for companies and executives in matters relating to executive officer liability.

Maikel has successfully completed the Grotius specialisation course in Corporate Law and Liability Law.

Maikel's recent work 
  • Litigating preliminary relief proceedings on the termination of a partnership between a clothing manufacturer and a distributor
  • Advising and assisting a contractor in resolving disputes surrounding a large government building project executed on the basis of a design-and-build agreement
  • Litigating preliminary relief proceedings for a contractor in connection with the payment of outstanding invoices and the approval of additional work
  • Conducting litigation in connection with a dispute between shareholders and the failure to fulfill a loan agreement
  • Conducting litigation in connection with the buyout of a shareholder and the price of the shares to be transferred
  • Conducting litigation for a construction materials wholesaler in connection with outstanding invoices and on a dispute concerning the quality of materials delivered
  • Conducting litigation in connection with the termination of a limited partnership and the determination of the buy-out price in connection with the continuation of the enterprise by one of the partners
  • Conducting litigation in connection with liability claims against an asbestos removal firm

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