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Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law

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Andrew Sweeney, LL.B. (Hons)

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

Phone: +49 40 419 00 - 364

Facsimile: +49 40 419 00 - 288


Main Fields of Research:

Commercial law with a focus on rights in security. Currently writing a PhD thesis on the landlord’s hypothec in Scots law

Academic Career:

Graduated with LL.B. (Hons) (1st class) from the University of Edinburgh in 2016. PhD candidate at the University of Edinburgh since September 2016 with a scholarship from the Edinburgh Legal Education Trust. Co-editor-in-chief of the Edinburgh Student Law Review 2017-2018 and content editor since 2016. At the Institute since September 2018.