Dr. Denise Wiedemann, LL.M. (Lissabon)

Senior Research Fellow
Head of the Centre of Expertise on Latin America

Main Fields of Research

International and European private law and civil procedure; enforcement and execution law; comparative law; arbitration law


Denise Wiedemann studied law in Leipzig, where she took her first state exam in law, and she also completed a LL.M. in Lisbon (LL.M.), where she undertook coursework in European law and comparative law. Before her period as a law student she served as a judicial clerk (Rechtspflegerin). After the first state exam in law in 2013, she was awarded a doctoral scholarship by the German Academic Scholarship Foundation in connection with her doctoral studies at the University of Leipzig. In 2014 Denise Wiedemann was a visiting researcher at the Centre de recherche de droit international of the Université Panthéon Assas (Paris II). From 2015 she was engaged as a research assistant at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, where she initially assisted with the preparation of the IPRspr. In 2017 she assumed the leadership of the Latin America desk. After legal clerkship stations in Brasilia and New York, she sat for the second state exam in law in 2018.

Denise Wiedemann is a lecturer at Bucerius Law School, the Universities of Leipzig and Hamburg and at FHSV Meißen. She is a member of the German-Lusitanian Lawyers’ Association and the Consejo Consultivo Internacional of the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, México.

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