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Karine Kodde



Kodde Karine
Karine Kodde



Karine specialises in corporate law with a strong focus on private equity. Karine represents a number of private equity investors on a regular basis, such as 3i, PAI, EQT, Advent and NPM. Before becoming a partner at Allen & Overy, she spent one year at Simpson Thatcher & Bartlett in New York.

The 2019 edition of Chambers Global ranks Karine in band 1 for Corporate M&A and describes her as follows: “Indisputable star” and “Smart, hard-working and diligent.”

The 2018 edition of Chambers Europe ranks Karine as a star individual for private equity and describes her as follows: “Her analytical ability is just exceptional, and not only in a legal sense, she is very commercially incisive as well.

News & insights

Publications: 06 DECEMBER 2019

Warsaw podcast - GDPR in M&A transactions - episode two

Justyna Ostrowska, senior associate in Allen & Overy Warsaw, advises clients on new technologies law as well as intellectual property rights and data protection.  In her podcast, she discusses the various stages of a M&A transaction in the light of the GDPR. This recording is devoted to the processing of employee data at the stage of sale transaction and data room preparation. We invite you to the second part of the podcast series dedicated to the employee data in M&A transactions.

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News: 05 DECEMBER 2019

Allen & Overy advises Veganz on corporate realignment as stock corporation

Allen & Overy has advised Veganz GmbH, one of the worlds few suppliers of a full range of vegan foods, on its corporate realignment as stock corporation (Veganz Group AG).  With this step, Veganz Group adopts a structure that will support further growth.

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Publications: 03 DECEMBER 2019

Data ethics – why should you care?

The potentially limitless opportunities provided by data-driven insights make data one of the most valuable assets that organisations have at their disposal today. 

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Publications: 29 NOVEMBER 2019

Flying high

As more countries liberalise their cannabis policies, there has been a rapid increase in the number of registered IP rights as competitors seek to establish their places in the market.

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Exempt european lawyer, England and Wales, 1993

Admitted as advocaat, Netherlands, 1993


JD, Law, Erasmus University Rotterdam

Master, Law & Economics, Rijks Universiteit Gent (RUG) and Jesus College, Oxford University, 1992

LLM, University of Chicago Law School, 1993