Dr. Frank Wacht LL.M. (Hamline)
Associate

CORPORATE

HAMBURG

T: +49 40 800 084 0
D: +49 40 800 084 348
M: +49 151 440 48 947

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Frank is an Associate in the Corporate/Maritime team in the Hamburg office.

Frank studied law in Trier and passed the first state examination in law in 2012. He subsequently attended Hamline University School of Law in St. Paul, MN, USA, and completed his LL.M. studies there in 2013. Thereafter, he was employed as research associate in a DFG-sponsored research training group at the Institute for Environmental and Technology Law in Trier.

During his legal clerkship, Frank was, inter alia, based at a maritime law firm in Hamburg and at the Federal Ministry of Defence in Berlin. He passed the bar exam in 2018. In the same year, Frank was awarded his doctorate degree with a thesis on “Marine Protected Areas on the High Seas”.

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  • 2018: Doctorate Degree (Dr. iur.), University of Trier
  • 2016 – 2018: Legal clerkship, Higher Regional Court of Koblenz, inter alia, with trainee elective stages at a maritime law firm in Hamburg and at the Federal Ministry of Defence in Berlin
  • 2013 – 2016: Research associate, DFG-sponsored research training group, Institute for Environmental and Technology Law, University of Trier
  • 2012 – 2013: LL.M. studies, Hamline University School of Law, St. Paul, MN, USA
  • 2007 – 2012: Law studies, University of Trier

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