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Prof. Dr. Gisela Landrock

Department of Business and Economics
Professor for Private Business Law, particularly Civil Law and Commercial Law

T: +49 (0)30 30877-1156
E: landrock(at)hwr-berlin.de

Visitor's address
Schöneberg Campus
Building B
Room 346
Badensche Straße 50-51
10825 Berlin

Postal address
Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Recht Berlin
Schöneberg Campus
Badensche Straße 52
10825 Berlin


Academic and Professional Career

  • Trained as bank executive at the Bayerische Vereinsbank in Munich
  • Completed First and Second State Examination in Law in Schleswig and Munich
  • Worked in London
  • Adviser to the Landesbank Rheinland-Pfalz in Mainz
  • Research assistant and doctorate at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
  • Lecturer in law (DAAD – German Academic Exchange Service) at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
  • Since October 1997: Professor of Private Business Law at the FHW Berlin/BSEL

Key Aspects of practise

  • Questions of contractual and company law

International contacts (e. g.)

  • Trinity College Dublin (Law School) via the DAAD lecturing work

External relations

  • DJB – German Women Lawyers’ Association
  • Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge via management of the joint course of study “International Business Administration” (IBA) at the FHW Berlin/BSEL

Key Aspects in Teaching

  • Foundation courses on private business law
  • Basic principles of the German and European legal system
  • Legal course to accompany foundation course “Strategic Management”
  • Legal problems concerning equal opportunities for men and women

Research Projects and Fields

  • Current developments in franchise law
  • Legal problems concerning product liability
  • Equal opportunities questions

Selected dissertation topics

  • E-commerce and consumer confidence
  • The legal protection of the right to privacy of well-known persons in advertising and merchandising
  • Product liability – contribution to overcoming the problem of proof with the help of a micro system