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About Sean Tries

Sean is a part of our Global Transactions team and advises clients on corporate law and M&A matters.

He obtained law degrees from Albert-Ludwigs University (Freiburg, Germany) and New York University School of Law (New York City, USA) and speaks English and German.

Recent work

  • Advising New Work (formerly XING) on the conlcusion of a delisting agreement with Burda Media
  • Advising DDVG on sale of DDV media stake to Madsack
  • Adivising Bauer Media Group on merger of its online comparison business with Netrisk
  • Advising French Fintech solutions provider on acquisition of German fintech*


* Prior to joining Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer



  • New York University School of Law, USA (LL.M.)
  • University of Freiburg, Germany, legal studies
  • Higher Regional Court of Berlin (Kammergericht), legal clerkship, inter alia, at the German Federal Ministry of Justice (Bundesministerium der Justiz) and international law firms in Berlin and Hamburg

Professional qualifications

  • Attorney-at-Law, Germany (Rechtsanwalt) since 2021

Professional memberships

  • German-American Lawyers' Association (DAJV)