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Working areas

Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate and Commercial Litigation, Insolvency and restructuring, Commercial contracts

About Max Garschagen

Working as a lawyer within the civil and corporate law practice since 2022. Max focuses on governance issues and (corporate) litigation. Partly due to his background in politics and philosophy of law, he has a particular interest in issues at the intersection of ethics and corporate law.


Areas of focus

Business ethics (including business & human rights, sustainability reporting)

Governance advice

Directors’ liability

Inquiry procedures

Mergers and acquisitions


Attorney-at-law, Bergh Stoop & Sanders       (2022 – present)

Lecturer, University of Amsterdam                 (2021 – 2022)


Leiden University, M.A. Corporate Law (2021)

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, M.A. Philosophy of Law and Governance (2021)

University of Amsterdam, B.A. Law (2016)

Cornell Law School (2015)

Personal/ additional functions

Human rights lecturer at Amnesty

Member of the Corporate Litigation Association



The Mobile Company gets acquired by Apadmi

Caspar Scholten

Crimean treasures awarded to Ukraine

Ukraine vs. four Crimea museums and the Allard Pierson Museum

Caspar Scholten has written another annotation for JOR (november 2016)