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Lauren Kode

Lauren Kode

Foreign Lawyer

Lauren Kode is a Foreign Lawyer and based in our Düsseldorf office.



Lauren advises on national and international companies, financial investors and family owned businesses in relation to complex cross-border corporate transactions including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate restructurings and corporate law issues. 

Lauren's experience includes:

  • bp on its joint venture with Daimler Mobility AG and BMW Group in Digital Charging Solutions (DCS, trading under ChargeNow), a leading developer of digital charging software for automotive manufacturers and vehicle fleet operators
  • Prolactal, a subsidiary of Israel Chemicals (ICL), on a long term strategic partnership agreement with Biopulver GmbH relating to the production of infant formula ingredient
  • Deutsche Lufthansa on the sale of the European Business of LSG Group to airline caterer gategroup
  • International and Australian syndicates in regards to large scale agribusiness transactions*

*Prior to joining Herbert Smith Freehills  


Lauren graduated from Bond University in Australia and holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance major). Before joining Herbert Smith Freehills in 2019, Lauren was a lawyer at a leading global law firm in Australia. She also has extensive commercial experience as a start-up founder and in family owned businesses.

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