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About Lloyd Rees

Lloyd is a Knowledge Lawyer in the Freshfields Global Transactions Knowledge Team. Lloyd deals mainly with the impact of Brexit. Lloyd also covers Private M&A and general corporate / contract law.

Since the June 2016 referendum in which the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, Lloyd has been heavily involved in the Firm's response to Brexit and sits on the Firm's Brexit Task Force. 

Lloyd joined Freshfields in February 2013 where he trained and qualified in the Corporate team before becoming a Knowledge Lawyer. 

Lloyd is a trained Mental Health First Aider and has contributed to many publications on the topic of mental health and the legal profession including The Telegraph, The Lawyer and Legal Cheek. Lloyd has also appeared in several podcasts, webinars and events speaking about mental health and the legal profession.  

Recent work

  • Freshfields Brexit Briefing
  • Freshfields Brexit Zone


  • BPP Law School, London - Accelerated LPC
  • Cardiff University - LLB Law (First Class Honours) 
  • Cyfarthfa High School - GCSEs and A-Levels