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Professor Dr. Alexander Hellgardt, B.A., LL.M. (Harvard)

Personal information

Born 1978 in Hamburg, married, three children


Scientific career

1998-2003 Read law and philosophy at the Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen

Autumn 2002 First State Exam in Law

May 2003 Bakkalaureus Artium (B.A.) in Philosophy

2003-2008 Research Associate with Prof. Dr. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Klaus J. Hopt at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Hamburg

2005-2008 Legal clerkship at the Hanseatic Higher Regional Court Hamburg

February 2008 Second State Exam in Law

May 2008 PhD in Law at the University of Hamburg

2008-2009 Master studies at Harvard Law School

2009-2017 Senior Research Fellow with Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Wolfgang Schön at the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance (until 2010: Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law), Munich

2012 Visiting Researcher at the University of Oxford, Faculty of Law and at the Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation

July 2015 Habilitation at the Ludwig Maximilians University Munich. Venia legendi for Private Law, German and European Commercial, Corporate and Capital Market Law, Private International Law, Comparative Law and Legal Theory.

2015-2017 Acting professor at the Ludwig Maximilians University Munich and the University of Regensburg

2016 Visiting Researcher at the University of Cambridge, Faculty of Law

Since April 2017 Chairholder at the University of Regensburg and Research Affiliate at the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance, Munich

2020 Offer of a professorship at the University of Bonn (rejected).


Expert Activity

Professor Hellgardt regularly works as an expert on questions of financial and capital market law, private and European law for public and private clients. Among others, he worked for the German Federal Ministry of Finance; the Finance Committee of the German Bundestag; the EU Commission/Turkish Capital Market Authority; GTZ (now: GIZ).


Awards

Prize:

Deutscher Studienpreis der Körber-Stiftung, 2009

Scholarships:

ERP-Programm, Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes, BMWi

Auslandsstipendium, DAAD

Zusatzstipendium, Harvard Clubs Deutschland


Memberships

Deutsch-Amerikanische Juristenvereinigung e.V.
Deutscher Juristentag e.V.
European Law Institute
Freunde des Hamburger Max-Planck-Instituts für ausländisches und internationales Privatrecht e.V.
Freunde und Ehemalige des Max-Planck-Instituts für Steuerrecht und Öffentliche Finanzen e.V.
Gesellschaft Junger Zivilrechtswissenschaftler e.V.
Gesellschaftsrechtliche Vereinigung – Wissenschaftliche Vereinigung für Unternehmens- und Gesellschaftsrecht (VGR) e.V.
Zivilrechtslehrervereinigung e.V.

list of publications Hellgardt

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Prof. Dr. Alexander Hellgardt, LL.M. (Harvard)

Chair of Private Law, Corporate Law and Jurisprudence

Office

Cosima Eder
Building RW(L), room 117

Phone:+49-941-943 2641
Fax:+49-941-943 4985

lehrstuhl.hellgardt@ur.de