Judges

We are absolutely thrilled to have received so many positive responses this year, so please see below for our amazing crowd of honorary Judges!

Judges

Prof. Dr. Andreas von Arnauld

Professor for Public Law, Public International Law and European Law at the University of Kiel | Managing Co-Director of the Walther-Schuecking-Institute for Public International Law | Member of the Advisory Board for International Law of the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Dr. Anna Beke-Martos, LL.M. (Suffolk)

Leader of an Independent Legal Practice in Budapest Specializing in Intellectual Property, Media and Entertainment Law | Former Coach and Judge in Various International Moot Court Competitions

Prof. Dr. Sigrid Boysen


Professor of Public Law, Public International Law and European Law at the Helmut-Schmidt-University, Hamburg

Dr. Andreas von Criegern

Managing Partner at ESCHE SCHÜMANN COMMICHAU Focusing on Commercial Law and Dispute Resolution | Member of the ICC Germany and Delegate of the Arbitration Commission of inter alia the German Arbitration Institute (DIS) and the German Maritime Arbitration Association

Ass. iur. Anne Dienelt


Ph.D. Candidate and Research Assistant at the Institute of Foreign Affairs at the University of Hamburg |  Research Focus: Humanitarian Law, International Environmental Law and Human Rights Protection | Former Assistant at the International Law Commission in Geneva

Dr. Johannes Dilling


Founding Partner of Dilling Rechtsanwälte | Particular Focus on Dispute Resolution, Compliance, D&O Insurance and Corporate Liability 

Dr. Felix Dörfelt, LL.M. (Pepperdine)

Associate in the Hamburg Office of Latham & Watkins LLP | Focus on International Arbitration and Public International Law | Regularly Represents States in Investment Arbitrations | Vis Moot Participant, Coach and Arbitrator

Fabian Simon Eichberger, LL.B.

MJur Candidate at the University of Oxford Specializing in Public International Law | Jessup German National Champion 2016

Philipp Constantin Eschenhagen, LL.B.

Ph.D. Candidate at Bucerius Law School, Researching the Relevance of Location for International Criminal Justice Proceedings | Former Jessup Participant (2014, 2015) and Coach (2017)

Elisa Freiburg, LL.M. (LSE)

Dispute Resolution Associate at Gleiss Lutz, Berlin | Public International Law LL.M. at London School of Economics

Arne Fuchs, LL.M. (GWU)

Partner at McDermott Will & Emery Rechtsanwaelte Steuerberater LLP | Particular Focus on International Dispute Resolution, Specifically International Commercial Arbitration and Public International Law Including Investment Treaty Arbitration | Regularly Acting as (Sole) Arbitrator in International Arbitrations

Johannes Fuchs


Criminal Prosecutor (White Collar Crime), Hamburg | President of the German Moot Court Society

Dr. Kerstin Güssow

 
Ministry of Justice, European Affairs, Consumer Protection and Equality of the State of Schleswig-Holstein 

Prof. Dr. Andrea Hamann

Professor of Public Law as well as Head of the Public Law Department and Co-Director of the Master Programme International & Transnational Law at the University of Strasbourg 

Isabelle Haßfurter, LL.M. (Cambridge)

Ph.D. Candidate at the Walther-Schuecking-Institute for International Law, Kiel | Public International Law LL.M. at Cambridge University | Former Jessup Participant and Coach

Dr. Richard Happ

Partner at Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH, Hamburg | Particular Focus on International Dispute Resolution, Specifically Investment Arbitration 

Prof. Dr. Matthew Happold, LL.M. (LSE)

Professor of Public International Law at the University of Luxembourg | Member of the Luxembourg Commission Consultative des Droits de l'Homme | Barrister at 3 Hare Court, London

Dr. Hartmut Henninger


Associate at GvW Graf von Westphalen Specializing in Sanctions and Embargo Cases

Dr. Holger Hestermeyer, LL.M. (Berkeley)

Mid-career Fellow of the British Academy and Shell Reader in International Dispute Resolution at King's College, London | Formerly Référendaire at the Court of Justice of the European Union and Head of a Research Group at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public and International Law

Dr. Juliane Hilf


Partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LL.P. | Lecturer for European Law at the Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf

Dr. Ximena Hinrichs Oyarce, LL.M. (UHH)


Deputy Registrar of the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea, Hamburg | Lecturer for the Summer School on European Union and the Law of the Sea (EULoS)

Jens Kaiser



German National Administrator 2018 | Trainee Lawyer at the District Attorney's Office, Thuringia

Prof. Dr. Daniel-Erasmus Khan


Professor of Public Law, European Law and Public International Law at the University of the Federal Armed Forces, Munich | Former Counsel and Adviser for the Federal Republic of Germany in Proceedings before the International Court of Justice  

Judge Kriangsak Kittichaisaree, Ph.D. (Cantab)

Judge of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea | Former Member of Various UN Committees and Commissions | Frequent Lecturer in Public International Law at inter alia the University of New South Wales, the National University of Singapore and the University of Hamburg

Ambassador Dr. Michael Koch


German Ambassador to the Holy See, Rome | Former Head of the Legal Department and International Law Advisor at the Federal Foreign Office

Prof. Dr. Markus Kotzur, LL.M. (Duke)


Professor of European Law and Public International Law at the University of Hamburg

Prof. Dr. Nora Markard, MA (King's College)


Junior Professor for Public Law, International Law and Global Constitutionalism at the University of Hamburg | Co-Founder of the Humboldt Human Rights Clinic and the Refugee Law Clinic Hamburg

Anna Masser


Partner in Jones Day’s Global Disputes Practice | International Commercial Arbitration as Counsel and Arbitrator | Vis Moot Participant, Coach and Arbitrator

Prof. Dr. Nele Matz-Lück, LL.M. (Aberystwyth)

Professor of Public Law and Public International Law at the University of Kiel | Co-Director of the Walther-Schuecking-Institute for International Law

Michael Molitoris


Partner and Head of the Dispute Resolution Department at Noerr LLP, Munich | Member of inter alia the German Arbitration Institute (DIS) and the International Bar Association

Dr. Patricia Nacimiento


Partner at Herbert Smith Freehills, Frankfurt | Co-Head of the German Disputes Group

Prof. Dr. Stefan Oeter


Professor of Public Law, Public International Law and Foreign Public Law at the University of Hamburg

Prof. Dr. Andreas Paulus

Justice of the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany | Professor for Public Law and Public International Law at the Georg-August University Goettingen

Prof. Dr. Mehrdad Payandeh, LL.M. (Yale)

Professor of International Law, European Law and Public Law at Bucerius Law School

Dr. Agnese Pizzolla


Legal Counsel in the Supervisory Division of the European Central Bank | Agent of the European Central Bank before the Europan Court of Justice | Jessup Judge and Italian National Administrator since 2010/2013

Prof. Dr. Alexander Proelß

Professor of International Law of the Sea and International Environmental Law at the University of Hamburg

Prof. Dr. Adelheid Puttler, LL.M. (Chicago)

Professor of Public Law, European Law, Public International Law and International Economic Law at the Ruhr-University Bochum | Jessup Participation as Coach and Judge for Many Years

Dr. Philipp Rüppell


Associated Partner at Noerr LLP, Munich |  Particular Focus on Dispute Resolution, Corporate Litigation and Insolvency Litigation

Marvin Schwope


LL.M. Candidate at University of Tromsø | Diploma in Law from University of Kiel | Former Jessup Coach, Organizer and Judge

Dr. Britta Sjöstedt


Postdoctoral Researcher and Senior Lecturer in Public International Law at Lund University, Sweden | Founding Board Member of the Environmental Peacebuilding Association

Dr. Jan Erik Spangenberg

Attorney Specializing in International Dispute Resolution | Founding Partner of the Boutique Law Firm MANNER SPANGENBERG, Hamburg

Dr. Paulina Starski, LL.B.

Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public and International Law | Former Hauser Global Fellow at NYU, Senior Visiting Scholar at University of Sydney and Postdoctoral Fellow at Melbourne Law School | German National Administrator 2015

Dr. Tobias Thienel, LL.M. (Edinburgh)

Attorney at WEISSLEDER EWER, Kiel | Jessup Affiliation since 2001

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Christian Tomuschat

Professor Emeritus for Public Law, Public International Law and European Law at the Humboldt University Berlin | President of the Court of Conciliation and Arbitration of the OSCE

Maximilian Waßmuth


Trainee Lawyer at the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights | Former Jessup Participant and Coach

Sophie Weber


Barrister Specializing in Commercial Litigation and Arbitration at One Essex Court, London | UK National Champion 2006 | 4th Best Oralist Prize in the International Rounds 2006 | Jessup Judge since 2009

Dr. Stephan Wilske


Partner at Gleiss Lutz Acting as Counsel and Arbitrator in International Dispute Resolution | Academic Education in Public International Law inter alia at the Hague Academy of International Law

Judge Rüdiger Wolfrum

Former Judge and President of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea | Professor for Public Law and Public International Law at the Universities of Mainz, Kiel and Heidelberg | Member and Presiding Arbitrator of Several International Arbitral Tribunals 

Sebastian Wuschka, LL.M. (Geneva MIDS)

Associate at Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH Focusing on Investment Arbitration | Ph.D. Candidate in Public International Law and Investment Arbitration | Visiting Lecturer at Ruhr University Bochum | Former Jessup Participant (2011), Coach (2012, 2013) and Judge