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BARBARA STROZZILAAN 101, 1083 HN AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS
Tel:
Work 0031 20 240 27 60
Fax:
Fax +31 20 240 2769
Email:
Web:
www.shearwaters.nl
Shearwaters, Karin Bodewes, Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS

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Karin Bodewes

Tel:
Work +31202402762
Email:
Shearwaters

Work Department

Corporate Employment Law

Position

Of counsel

Career

Karin Bodewes joined Shearwaters on 1 July 2016. She has been practising employment law and related litigation for nearly 30 years. She represents large international companies and top executives.

Karin co-headed Baker McKenzie’s Amsterdam Employment & Pensions department and was a board member of Baker McKenzie Amsterdam. During her tenure there, Karin was widely recognized by top legal directories, including The Legal 500 (EMEA), Chambers Europe, Chambers Global and Best Lawyers. She was also named a leading practitioner in the “Guide to the World's Leading Women in Business Law” and the “Guide to the World’s Leading Labour and Employment Lawyers”.

Karin was a member of the Employment Law Advisory Committee of the Dutch Bar Association. In addition, for over ten years, she was one of the editors of ArbeidsRecht, a leading monthly magazine on Dutch employment law, that set the pace for Dutch practitioners.

Languages

Dutch, English

Member

National Association of Employment Lawyers("VAAN")


Netherlands

Employment

Within: Employment

Very committed’ employment boutique Shearwaters provides ‘high-quality counsel’; transactional support, reorganisations, strategic advice and litigation are its key pillars. The ‘extremely knowledgeable, pragmaticMaarten Vestering heads the group jointly with Martijn van Broeckhuijsen. ‘Results-oriented, hands-on’ of counsel Karin Bodewes is ‘a good listener’. Senior counsel Céline Estourgie joined from in-house at Shell in July 2017. Rio Tinto is a new client.

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