Jun.-Prof. Dr. Juliane Mendelsohn has been appointed Junior Professor and Head of the newly established Group for Law and Economics of Digitization on September 1, 2021.
Jun.-Prof. Dr. Juliane Mendelsohn grew up in Cape Town, South Africa, and studied law at Freie Universität Berlin and the University of Connecticut, School of Law. She then completed her doctorate under Prof. Dr. Heike Schweitzer, LL.M (Yale), on the topic of "Systemic Risk and the Order of Competition in the Banking Sector - Towards the End of Too Big To Fail", also at the Free University of Berlin. She then completed her legal clerkship, which included stints at the German Federal Ministry of Finance, the law firm Linklaters LLP in Frankfurt, and the NGO "Lawyers for Human Rights" in Johannesburg.
From the end of 2018 until mid-2021, Jun.-Prof. Dr. Juliane Mendelsohn led a renowned English-language master's program in competition and regulatory law at Freie Universität Berlin, devoting more time to the topics of competition policy, law and economics, and digitalization. Her core topic is power in the private sphere (in business and civil society).