Christoph Schoppe

Research Associate under Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Reinhard Zimmermann

Main Fields of Research

Comparative Law (Law of Obligations and Law of Succession, esp. English Law) and Private International Law


Christoph Schoppe has been working at the Institute since 2016.

He studied Bucerius Law School in Hamburg from 2010 to 2015 and at the University of Cambridge in 2012. During that time he received scholarships of the German National Academic Foundation and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation. He worked as an assistant to Prof. Dr. Florian Faust (Chair of Civil Law, Commercial Law and Comparative Law) and supervised participants in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot. He was the student editor of the Bucerius Law Journal in charge of civil law. After passing the first state law exam in December 2015, he completed a legal traineeship (Referendariat) in Hamburg, also working in Berlin and London. He passed the second state law exam in 2018.

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