Mitchell van den Barselaar graduated from Leiden University in October 2020, where he obtained his masters in corporate law. During college Mitchell worked at a financial advice company. This way he was able to combine his knowledge of law with knowledge of financial matters, which has proven to be very useful in the professional field. Mitchell did an internship at Valegis during his study. Now he is part of the team of Valegis Advocaten and works as a legal assistant in the corporate law and real estate team.