Chair of Civil Law, Private International Law and Civil Procedure Law
The chair examines new questions in all five books of the BGB, with a focus on Family and Inheritance Law, while often taking a comparative perspective.
The special features of the settlement of Commercial Litigation are at the forefront of research in the field of Civil Procedural Law. A special focus is also placed on the specific characteristics of cross-border proceedings and on Insolvency Law.
Within the framework of International Private Law, research focuses on questions of Europeanisation and the application of the new European Regulatory Law, in particular the European Ordinance on the Law of Succession and the European Ordinances on Matrimonial Property Law.