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Sophie Smeets

Baker & McKenzie Amsterdam N.V.


Sophie Smeets is an associate in Baker McKenzie's Amsterdam office, where she provides general advice in the field of employment law and employment law litigation. She joined the Firm in September 2016.

Practice Focus

Sophie mainly assists the human resources departments of multinational clients and the boards of small and medium-sized enterprises in employment law matters. She provides legal support to clients going through the process of collective dismissals, Works Council related issues and (de)merger activities, among others. She also advises on cases relating to illness and poor performance files.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Dutch Bar Association (De Nederlandse Orde van Advocaten)


  • Amsterdam~Netherlands (2016)


  • Free University of Amsterdam (LL.M. Dutch Employment Law) (2015)
  • University of Utrecht (LL.B. Civil Law) (2013)


  • Dutch
  • English