Lawrence FreemanSenior Counsel at Bird & Bird
Lawrence Freeman is a Senior Counsel based in the Brussels office of Bird & Bird. He has over 25 years of experience handling issues of European regulatory, competition and commercial law both in private practice and in-house.
Lawrence joined Bird & Bird in September 2018 after spending 5 years as the European Counsel at Tesla, Inc. where he founded the European legal department. At Tesla Lawrence advised both on day-to-day and on highly strategic legal and regulatory issues and developed a unique expertise in regulatory issues regarding electric, connected and autonomous vehicles.
Before joining Tesla, Lawrence worked as a regulatory and competition lawyer at international law firms in Brussels and London.
Lawrence is admitted as a Solicitor (England and Wales) and is a member of the Brussels Bar.