Jens-Hinrich Binder is a Professor of Law at Eberhard-Karls-Universitaet Tuebingen (since April 2013), where he holds a Chair in Private Law, Commercial and Corporate Law. He graduated from the University of Freiburg in 2000 (Erstes Staatsexamen, LL.B. equivalent) and holds an LL.M. in banking and finance law from the London School of Economics and Political Science (2001) as well as a doctorate from the University of Freiburg (2003/2004). He qualified as a practitioner under German Law in 2004 (Zweites Staatsexamen). In 2004, he spent four months as a trainee attorney with the banking and financial law department of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Frankfurt.