Dana Abdulkarim

Dana is an associate in Linklaters’ corporate team and has experience in both public and private M&A as well as private equity.

She has acted on a range of domestic and international M&A transactions, including Takeda’s takeover of Shire and AB InBev’s takeover of SAB Miller in the public sphere and Unilever’s sale of its Spreads business as well as a number of other acquisitions and disposals for various PE house in the private sphere.

Dana is originally from Bahrain, a small Gulf nation to which she still has very strong ties (family included!) and speaks fluent English and Arabic. She moved to London in 2011 to pursue a degree in law at the London School of Economics, graduating with first class honours in 2014. Dana is passionate about women’s rights, and is closely involved with both the Embassy of Bahrain in London and various charities and other initiatives to try to promote access to justice and encourage women to join the legal profession.