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Kim Helwegen

Senior Associate


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Kim Helwegen

Senior Associate


Kim is in Allen & Overy’s Investigation, litigation & enforcement practice. She is a recognized expert in white-collar crime, with a special focus on tax and criminal law.

Kim has a unique combination of tax and criminal litigation skills, which enables her to handle the full spectrum of tax law matters and financial economic criminal issues. She is a seasoned litigation lawyer, with over a decade experience in cross-border investigation, litigation and settlement discussions, representing companies and executives in high-stakes and high-profile cases. In addition, she helps clients resolve (boardroom) disputes as a legal mediator, using her pragmatic and authentic style. She is a key member in our Amsterdam investigation and enforcement practice, recognized by Legal 500 for her expertise in representing companies, directors and executives in tax and criminal matters. Kim is also a passionate advocate for Women’s Empowerment and leads the Dutch chapter of the WWCDA, a global network of women professionals in investigations, compliance and ethics. She regularly speaks and writes on procedural tax and criminal law issues.



Apollolaan 15
1077 AB Amsterdam

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Listed in the register of legal practice areas of the Dutch Bar Association for Strafrecht (Criminal law) and Belastingrecht (tax law).

Pro-bono experience

  • Offered legal aid to persons whose financial means are limited

Published work

  • Computerrecht 2022/95 met annotatie van J.J. Oerlemans, K.M.T. Helwegen
  • Privacy, cryptovaluta en compliance, Boom Strafblad 2021-2, p. 74-75
  • Kroniek Ondernemingsstrafrecht eerste helft 2021(cybercrime), Tijdschrift Bijzonder Strafrecht & Handhaving, 2021
  • Kroniek Ondernemingsstrafrecht tweede helft 2020 (cybercrime), Tijdschrift Bijzonder Strafrecht & Handhaving, 2021
  • Kroniek Ondernemingsstrafrecht eerste helft 2020 (cybercrime), Tijdschrift Bijzonder Strafrecht & Handhaving, 2020
  • Kroniek Ondernemingsstrafrecht tweede helft 2019 (cybercrime), Tijdschrift Bijzonder strafrecht & Handhaving, 2020
  • Kroniek Ondernemingsstrafrecht eerste helft 2019 (cybercrime), Tijdschrijft Bijzonder strafrecht & Handhaving, 2019
  • Van Snauwaerts vlees en de behoefte aan klare wijn van onze nationale wetgever, Btw brief, 2012