UK/European Corporate Counsel
Philipp Leibfried is UK/European Counsel with responsibility for assessing and managing Burford’s legal risk across geographies, particularly in the UK and Europe. A native of Germany, he is fluent in German and English.
Prior to joining Burford, Mr. Leibfried spent nearly a decade at Freshfields in London. He has broad corporate experience, including public and private mergers and acquisitions, and has worked with clients across a range of sectors, with a particular focus on the financial services sector. He spent time on secondment to a number of leading multinational clients in a variety of sectors, including insurance, investment banking and manufacturing.
Mr. Leibfried earned his BCL from the University of Oxford and his LLB from University College London.