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About Alicia Hildner

Alicia is a member of our global transaction practice.

She advises banks and other financial institutions, and also unregulated entities, on almost all areas of financial services regulation with a particular focus on payment services law.

She is ta member of Freshfields' fintech initiative, which focuses on recent developments in the fintech sector.

She speaks German, English and French.

Recent work

  • Advising a leading automotive company on the set-up of an e-money payment platform.
  • Advising Hellmann & Friedmann and GIC on their acquisition of Concardis, a leading payment service provider.
  • Advising Funding Circle on its IPO.
  • Advising HSH Nordbank on the comprehensive assessment by the European Central Bank and other regulatory issues.
  • Advising ReiseBank on fintech related matters.
  • Advising banks on Brexit restructuring including repapering of client documentation.
  • Advising banks on the MiFID II implementation.
  • Advising financial institutions in conflicts with BaFin and the European Central Bank.




  • University of Heidelberg, Germany
  • Université I - Panthéon Sorbonne, Paris, France
  • Legal assistant at the Freshfields' office in Frankfurt 
  • Legal traineeship at the Freshfields office in Frankfurt and in New York, U.S.