Alexander joins us as trainee advocate. He grew up in Bamberg and studied law at the Universities of Regensburg, Jena and Huelva (Spain) with a specialization in international law. Alexander has worked as a Research Assistant at Humboldt University and the University of Jena, coached several teams for the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot and is currently completing his legal traineeship aka Referendariat at the Kammergericht Berlin. He is also writing his PhD thesis on child and early marriages and serves as a board member of the Association of Young International Law Scholars (AjV).
We look very much forward to working with Alexander and have so many questions…
What was your first job?
Online reporter at a local radio station
Breakfast or dinner?
What do you cook when you spontaneously have friends over for dinner?
Potato soup à la Angela Merkel
Mountains or Seaside?
If you could meet someone famous, dead or alive, who would it be?
Which was your favorite place to live so far?
Digital or analogue?
Favorite time of day?
Before sunset (which also happens to be a wonderful movie)
Window or aisle seat?
Aisle seat (cannot sit still for long)
Country you wish to visit?
What song will always get you on the dancefloor?
“Shake it off” by Taylor Swift
Good advice you’ve received?
Sometimes it is not important what you choose, but to make the choice
Biggest pet peeve?
Long telephone calls on public transport
Most played on your music playlist right now?
“I feel the earth move” by Carole King
Favorite (public) holiday?
Last new thing you learned?
Drop D tuning on the guitar
Which movie can you watch over and over?
“Roman Holiday” with Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck
Three words to describe Berlin?
Full of opportunity
Three words to describe your hometown Bamberg?
A true gem
Night owl or early bird?
Night owl trying to be an early bird
Favorite pizza topping?