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.
Following his postdoctoral degree of Habilitation, which he was awarded in 2010 at the University of Freiburg, he held visiting professorships at the Universities of Munich (2010) and Mainz (2010-11), before he was appointed, in October 2011, to a Chair in Private Law, Corporate, Banking and Securities Law at EBS Law School in Wiesbaden (held until March 2013). His research interests focus on the areas of banking and securities regulation, corporate and insolvency law. He has published two treatises on bank insolvency law and the regulation of corporations, respectively, as well as numerous articles in both German and international law reviews.