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Prof. Dr. Boris Paal, M.Jur. (Oxford)

   Academic research focus

  1. German Private Law
  2. Data and Data Protection Law
  3. Media and Information Law
  4. Antitrust/Competition and Unfair Competition Law
  5. Commercial and Business Law 

 

Professional experience

110/2016 – 09/2018

Freiburg Law Faculty, University of Freiburg, Germany

Faculty Dean

10/2012 – 11/2014

Freiburg Law Faculty, University of Freiburg, Germany

Dean of Students

since 11/2009

Freiburg Law Faculty, University of Freiburg, Germany (full-time)

Full Professor, Chair for Private and Business Law, Media and Information Law, academic research and faculty teaching

04/2009 – 11/2009

Freiburg Law Faculty, University of Freiburg, Germany (full-time)

Interim Professor for Media and Information Law, academic research and faculty teaching

10/2004 – 03/2009

Heidelberg Law Faculty, University of Heidelberg, Germany(full-time)

Postdoc and Faculty Fellow, Chair Prof. Dr. Dres. h.c. Werner F. Ebke, LL. M., academic research and faculty teaching, administrative and HR responsibilities

01/2004 – 09/2004

Konstanz Law Faculty, University of Konstanz, Germany(full-time)

Postdoc and Faculty Fellow, Chair Prof. Dr. Dres. h.c. Werner F. Ebke, LL. M., academic research and faculty teaching, administrative and HR responsibilities

 

10/2001 – 11/2003

Higher Regional Court of Duesseldorf, Germany (full-time)

Two-year mandatory legal traineeship (‘Referendariat’) comprising secondments to various areas of legal practice

09/2001 – 05/2002

Hölters & Elsing (now Orrick), Duesseldorf, Germany

Junior Lawyer, research focusing on Company Law and Antitrust Law

08/1999 – 08/2000

Konstanz Law Faculty, University of Konstanz, Germany

Research Assistant to Prof. Dr. Dres. h.c. Werner F. Ebke, LL. M., academic research in the areas of Private Law and Business Law and Tutorial Lecturer in Law

 

Academic Education

01/2009

HabilitationHeidelberg Law Faculty, University of Heidelberg, Germany
Topic of thesis: Meinungsvielfalt und Wettbewerbsrecht

Venia legendi: Private Law, Commercial and Business Law, International Private Law and Media Law

11/2003

Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf, Germany

2ndState Exam

10/2000 – 08/2001

Magister Juris (LL.M. equivalent)University of Oxford, United Kingdom

One year graduate course in Law (Magdalene College)

01/2001

Doctor of Laws (Dr. jur.)University of Konstanz, Germany

Topic of thesis: Rechnungslegung und DRSC

06/1999

Law DegreeUniversity of Konstanz, Germany

First State Exam

10/1995 – 07/1999

Law StudentUniversity of Konstanz, Germany

Law studies with specialization in Private International Law

10/1994 – 09/1995

Leibniz-Kolleg, University of Tuebingen, Germany

Studium generale