Friedrich is a member of Freshfields' finance group in Vienna and specialises in structured finance transactions, bank regulatory law and insolvency law. He advises a wide range of financial institutions, including commercial banks, investment banks and insurances in Austria and CEE/CIS.
Friedrich joined Freshfields in 1998, and has been a partner since 2003.
Friedrich is a member of the Austrian Bar Association.
Friedrich is the author of specialist articles on the cross-border safe custody of securities and insolvency law, and co-author of two leading commentaries of banking regulatory law.
Friedrich received his legal education at the University of Vienna. He speaks German, English, French and Russian.