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Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law

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Johannes Liefke

Research Associate (Otto-Hahn-Group)

Phone: +49 40 419 00 - 218

Facsimile: +49 40 419 00 - 288


Main Fields of Research:

Private Law (Law and Economics)
Corporate and Capital Markets Law
Insolvency Law

Academic Career:

Born in Castrop-Rauxel. Legal Studies at Bucerius Law School and Singapore Management University (2008-2013). First Legal State Exam (2014). Approved Commercial Mediator (MuCDR) (2015). Stock Broker Exam (2019). PhD (Law) supervised by Professor Lars Klöhn, Humboldt University Berlin (2019).

Research Associate, Chair of Civil Law and Business Law at Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (2013-2015) and Max-Planck-Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance in Munich (2016-2018). Legal Traineeship at the Hanseatic Court of Appeals with stages inter alia at the German Embassy Yangon (Myanmar) and the Federal Ministry of Finance (since 2016). Lecturer at Bucerius Law School (since 2018). At the Institute since 2019.