John-Oliver Michiels


John-Oliver joined the firm in January 2011, having previously gained professional experience in knowledge management and corporate law, working in both a top law firm and a real estate investment company.

He began his career as clerc de notaire in a notary public office.

At PwC Legal, John-Oliver is part of the knowledge management team and he supports the firm’s lawyers daily by providing guidance in respect to legal researches and performing specific (or particularly urgent) legal research.

He is also in charge of developing knowledge management tools and carrying out administrative formalities with the Luxembourg Trade and Companies Register.


  • Fundamentals of a Compliance Officer’s Function (training) (Luxembourg)
  • 1 year in the Faculty of Law (Belgium)
  • CESS (Belgium)


John-Oliver is interested in business and global political matters, with particular interest in reading the international press.

John-Oliver enjoys playing hockey and tennis.

He has traveled extensively around South America, USA and the United Arab Emirates.