Corporate law


Marein Smits has been a corporate law attorney since 1997 and has extensive experience with M&A transactions (acquisitions, participations and refinancing), private equity transactions, cross-border and Dutch joint ventures, large family businesses in the Netherlands and the issues they face regarding continuity, succession and shareholder disputes.

Her clients operate in the industrial and business services, food and non-food retail, construction, healthcare and pharmaceutical industry sectors.

Marein has been a partner of Wintertaling since 2012.


Marein studied Dutch law at the University of Amsterdam (1996) and philosophy at Leiden University (1992).

Untill 2011 Marein was a Corporate M&A partner at Boekel de Nerée (now Dentons).

Additional information/other activities

Marein is the core lecturer in Law for the Business Valuation programme at Nyenrode Business University.
Marein is fluent in English and French.

Track record

Marein Mena track record 

Corporate | M&A team track record