Carla L.M. Smeets


  • Lawyer
  • Divorce mediator
  • Collaborative lawyer

T: +31 20 574 77 22
F: +31 20 574 77 33



Carla L.M. Smeets

Carla Smeets mostly advises wealthy private individuals, families and business owners (and their spouses). In her (international) practice, the emphasis is on complex financial issues. She provides legal opinions for proceedings conducted abroad and is also an expert in the field of inheritance law. A substantial part of her practice consists of mediation and collaborative divorces.

Carla completed her study at the State University of Leiden in 1986. Since her graduation, she has entirely specialised in the law of persons and family law, and for years she was affiliated with the Private Clients section of the renowned NautaDutilh firm. She is a partner and founder of SmeetsGijbels.

Carla Smeets is a member of the Association of Family Lawyers and Divorce Mediators (vFAS) and a member of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (IAML). She is active in various legislation committees, postgraduate lectureships at universities and recognised training institutes. She is also a deputy justice at the Court of Appeal in 's Hertogenbosch. Carla is active at her service club.


SmeetsGijbels Amsterdam

PO Box 78067
1070 LP Amsterdam
Jacob Obrechtstraat 70
1071 KP Amsterdam
T +31 (0)20 574 77 22
F +31 (0)20 574 77 33

SmeetsGijbels Rotterdam

PO Box 1629
3000 BP Rotterdam
Westersingel 84
3015 LC Rotterdam
T +31 (0)10 266 66 66
F +31 (0)10 266 66 55

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