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About Léa Bareil

Léa is deputy head in our EU regulatory and public affairs practice.

She joined the Freshfields team in 2015, prior to which she worked as a political assistant in a pan-European political party in Brussels.

Helping clients navigate the EU decision-making processes and secure positive outcomes in regulatory decisions is at the centre of her practice.

She is currently working on a range of mandates focussing mainly on corporate taxation, financial services and corporate governance.



  • Sciences Po Toulouse, France (master's degree, 2011)
  • Exchange student, University of Ottawa, Canada (2008)