Börge is a senior associate at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP in Hamburg, Germany. His practice covers IP and IT law, outsourcing, e-commerce, licensing, data protection and privacy, as well as complex commercial law matters. He regularly advises in the context of M&A and carve-out transactions across different industry sectors, with a special focus on technology and healthcare transactions. Börge has worked in New York and London, and often help clients around the world with their projects. He is also a regular speaker on data protection and privacy issues at client workshops and professional conferences.
Prior to joining Freshfields, Börge was a stagiaire with the European Commission in Brussels, where he was involved in the re-drafting of EU wine regulations, clerked for a US law firm in Washington DC, where he helped establish the German American Solidarity Fund after the attacks of 11 September 2001, and worked with the German Independent Centre for Privacy Protection, where he was involved in legislative consultations on Germany's harbour security laws. He holds a Juris Science Master (JSM) from Stanford Law School, a Master of European Law (MLE) from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, the Second State Exam in Law (equivalent of Bar Exam) from the Higher Regional Court of Hamburg, and the First State Exam in Law (equivalent of J.D.) from Heinrich-Heine-University Dusseldorf.