Helena Backes

Associate

Career

Born in Gengenbach (Black Forest) in 1993. Studied law with specialist foreign language training in common law at the Westfälische Wilhelms‑​Universität Münster. First state examination in 2018, second state examination in 2020.

Legal clerkship at the Regional Court of Aachen, including positions in the legal department of a large international publishing house, at the German Federal Foreign Office and at a major international law firm.

2021 Entry into the law firm.

Practice

Press law and law of expression, broadcasting law, freedom of information law, new media law, media constitutional law

Representation of broadcasters in proceedings under freedom of expression law; Advising and representing – both in and out of court – companies and individuals in matters relating to press law and freedom of expression law, both in the run‑​up to expected critical reporting or in the context of responding to media enquiries and in the event that reporting has taken place; advising and representing public authorities in connection with claims for disclosure and access to information.

Languages

German, English, French

Helena Backes

Helena Backes

Bonn
T +49 228 72625‐272
F +49 228 72625‐99

backes@redeker.de