Fons Smid

Fons has been working as a senior lawyer at Holla legal & tax since November 2021. He advises on all subjects regarding employment law. Besides that, he is well versed in the employment law aspects of education law. Fons regularly hosts presentations and in-house seminars for his clients.

Fons can be described as a strategic lawyer with a sharp eye for detail and a strong focus on the case and the client. He can be tenacious while managing a matter, but he is also a sharp negotiator when necessary. Fons quickly grasps the essence of a matter, which makes him a good sparring partner for his clients.

Fons’ enthusiasm and his well-founded knowledge of employment law allow him to quickly win the trust of his clients. Accessibility and short communication lines are important to him. In the past this has led to many longstanding and pleasant professional relationships.

Track Record

Curriculum Vitae

  • 2021 - now, Holla legal & tax
    Associate | Lawyer
  • 2017 - 2021, Blue Legal
    Senior Lawyer
  • 2012 - 2017, DAS Legal aid
    Senior Lawyer
  • 2011 - 2012, Gillesse en Winnubst Advocaten
    Independent lawyer
  • 2002 - 2011, BG Legal


  • 2008 - 2009, Grotius Academy
    Employment Law
  • 1996 - 2001, Tilburg University
    Dutch Law

Side activities

  • 2008 - now, JHS (law school)
    Supervisor graduation hearings and judge in court training (minor legal advice)
  • 2003 - 2006, De Jonge Balie Den Bosch
    Several board positions, including chair and secretary
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