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Prof. Dr. Matthias Lehmann

Prof. Dr. Matthias Lehmann

Prof. Dr. Matthias Lehmann

Curriculum Vitae

  • 1991 - 1996 Legal Studies at Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany
  • 1996 First State Exam, State of Thuringia, Germany
  • 1996 - 1997 Teaching Assistant at the Jean-Monnet-Chair for International and European Business Law and Constitutional Law of Professor Dr. Karl M. Meessen, University of Jena, Germany
  • 1997 attendee of the Law and Language program in Anglo-American law with Professor B. Sharon Byrd, University of Jena, Germany
  • 1997 - 1998 Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies (D.E.A.) in law of international economic relations, Université Panthéon-Assas, Paris, France
  • 1999 - 2000 Lecturer in "International Commercial Arbitration" at Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany
  • 1999 - 2002 Judicial Service Trainee at the Kammergericht (Regional Court of Berlin, Germany) - Kammer für Handelssachen (Commercial Division), at the Berlin prosecutor's office, at the Senatskanzlei (Executive Department) of the State of Berlin and at Herwig, Sexauer & Koch (law firm)
  • 2001 Judicial Service Trainee at the World Bank Group, Washington, D.C., in the Legal Vice Presidency Unit, Department Eastern Europe & Central Asia; Assistant at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) in the cases The Loewen Group, Inc. and Raymond L. Loewen v. The United States of America and Víctor Pey Casado and President Allende Foundation v. Republic of Chile
  • 2002 Second State Exam, State of Berlin, Germany
  • 2002 Doctor iuris, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany, title: “Die Schiedsfähigkeit wirtschaftsrechtlicher Streitigkeiten als transnationales Rechtsprinzip” (Arbitrability of Business Disputes as a Principle of Transnational Law)
  • 2002 - 2006 Senior Teaching Assistant for Civil and Corporate Law (in German) and French Law (in French) at the Chair for Civil Law, Commercial, Company and Business Law of Professor Dr. Ursula Stein at University of Dresden, Germany
  • 2002 - 2005 Lecturer for International Commercial Arbitration (in English), French Civil and Public Law (in French) at Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany
  • 2003 - 2004 Master of Laws (LL.M.) at Columbia University, New York
  • 2005 guest professor at East China University of Politics and Law, Shanghai
  • 2005 - 2006 Feodor Lynen Research Fellow of Alexander-von-Humboldt-Foundation, research on Private International Law at Columbia University, New York
  • 2006 - 2007 Assistant Professor (Akademischer Rat) at the Chair for Civil Law, Private International Law, and Comparative Law Professor Dr. Stefan Leible at University of Bayreuth, Germany
  • Since 2007 professeur invité, Université Montesquieu - Bordeaux IV on an annual basis
  • April 2008 - August 2008 temporarily directing the Chair for Private Law, European Private Law, History of German and European Private Law at University of Bielefeld, Germany
  • Habilitation, University of Bayreuth, Germany, title: “Vom Wertpapier zum Finanzinstrument” (The Replacement of Negotiable Instruments by Financial Instruments)
  • Since June 2009 Professor (tenure), and before directing the same Chair without tenure (2008), Chair for German and European Private Law, Commercial and Business Law, European Law, Private International and Comparative Law, Director of the Institute of Economic Law
  • Since 2010 Guest Professor at Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Sevilla, Spain, and at Université Fribourg, Switzerland on an annual basis
  • Mai 2011 Doctor of the Science of Law (J.S.D.), Columbia University, New York, title: “From Conflict of Laws to Global Justice”

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