Boudewijn Smit Senior Associate
Boudewijn Smit works in the Finance department of NautaDutilh. He advises financial institutions and corporate clients in domestic and international financing transactions, with a focus on Asset Based Lending and Restructuring, Insolvency & Distressed Situations. In addition, Boudewijn joined the Structured Finance team where he gained experience in structured finance transactions, including Covered Bonds, Securitizations and Mortgage Platforms.
In 2019 and 2020 Boudewijn worked at NautaDutilh's New York office where he advised clients on the Netherlands law aspects of U.S. originated finance transactions. As of September 2021, Boudewijn works at NautaDutilh's London office.
Boudewijn graduated from Leiden University in 2015 (with highest honours) in civil law and is admitted to the Amsterdam Bar. He has been passionately advocating for corporate queerness since the first day of his career. By promoting diversity and fostering inclusivity in the Netherlands, New York and London, Boudewijn strives to transform the corporate world from a tolerant work environment into an actively accepting work space where everyone is encouraged to bring their full self to work. In October 2019, he won the award for 'Future Leader – LGBT+ Equality' at the European Chambers Diversity & Inclusion Awards, for his contribution to a more inclusive and diverse climate in the legal sector and his commitment to LGBTQ+ rights.