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Patrick Rode

Senior Legal Counsel

Patrick joined Deminor as a German-qualified lawyer in 2022.

Main tasks

  • Legal analysis of German litigation funding, recovery, and antitrust cases
  • Managing European recovery cases
  • Client relations with German-speaking European countries

Previous work experience

  • Partner/Attorney at Law (“Rechtsanwalt”) with MainLegalTax – Windorfer Rode Rechtsanwälte, focused on Corporate and Commercial Law, especially Litigation and Disputes, Dusseldorf, Germany (2021-2022)
  • Associate/Attorney at Law (“Rechtsanwalt”) with Latham & Watkins, Litigation & Trial department, specialized in German and multinational disputes, Dusseldorf, Germany (2019-2021)
  • Experience working in the Litigation & Trial Departments of several other national and international law firms, such as Clifford Chance, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Noerr and Greenfort


  • Bar Exam (“2. Juristische Staatsprüfung”) with distinction, Higher Regional Court of Dusseldorf, Germany
  • State Exam (“1. Juristische Staatsprüfung”) with distinction, Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Germany

Additional information

  • Recognised by Best Lawyers as a „Ones to Watch 2023” in Litigation
  • Experienced in complex corporate and commercial litigation, individual proceedings as well as mass action and collective redress proceedings, mainly on the defendants’ side
  • Languages: German, English, Italian, Spanish