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About Lydia Backhaus

Lydia is an Associate in our Dispute Resolution Group and specialises in acting for financial institutions.

Lydia has experience advising on complex, multi-jurisdictional commercial and financial litigation, as well as internal and regulatory corporate investigations.

During her time at Freshfields, Lydia has spent six months on secondment to the firm's Dubai office.



  • Durham University (LLB Law)
  • BPP University Law School (Legal Practice Course)

Professional qualifications

  • Qualified solicitor, England and Wales