Curriculum Vitae

Studied law, Chinese language, and Chinese legal culture at the University of Passau and the East China Institute for Politics and Law in Shanghai

Referendariat, stationed primarily at the Regional Court of Ulm; other stations include
the State Ministry of Saxony for Environment and Regional Planning, Dresden/Germany
the Food and Agriculture Organisation (F.A.O.), Development Law Service, Rome/Italy
the law firm Guillermou & Camps, Toulon/France

Attorney-at-law (Rechtsanwalt) (Member of the Bar of Ulm)

Senior researcher and head of the East Asian section at the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law, Freiburg/Germany

Doctorate from the University of Freiburg for dissertation on environmental crimes in the People's Republic of China

Visiting lecturer at Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven/Belgium and at Himeji Dokkyo University, Law School, Himeji/Japan

March 2006-present
Attorney-at-law (Rechtsanwalt) (Member of the Bar of Freiburg) and independent consultant in Freiburg/Germany