Nikolai Schoppmann is a lawyer since 2011 and works in Franco-German legal relations. His working languages are German, French and English.
Due to his legal education in German and French law, his many years of legal practice and intercultural practice in Germany and France, Nikolai Schoppmann knows both cultures and legal systems. In addition, he was formed in anglo-american law and holds a university degree in this field of study.
Nikolai Schoppmann studied law in Trier, Nancy (France), Leipzig and Freiburg. He passed the first State Law Exam in Freiburg and the second State Law Exam in Stuttgart. He also holds a French university certificate (Certificat d’études juridiques) from the University of Nancy 2 and has training in mediation.
Schooling in Germany and the U.S.A.
Studied German, French and Anglo-American law at the Universities of Trier, Nancy 2 (France), Leipzig and the Albert-Ludwigs University of Freiburg
1st State Law Exam in Freiburg
Training as a mediator
Clerkship: District Court of Offenburg and Court of Appeal of Berlin
Internships, among others, at the German International Cooperation Agency (GIZ) in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), French program of the Ministry of Justice NRW
2nd state law exam in Stuttgart
Several months of volunteering in southern Thailand
Internships at the German Embassy in Paris and at the Office of a member of the French Parliament in Paris
Assistant lecturer in Criminal law at the Albert-Ludwigs University of Freiburg
Lecturer in mediation of the Albert-Ludwigs University of Freiburg
Freelance journalist at the “Badische Zeitung” in Freiburg
Voluntary member of the board of a Franco-German daycare center
Activities as a band musician, guitar teacher and ski instructor
Nikolai Schoppmann regularly writes legal papers in French-speaking media in Berlin.
Bar Association of Berlin
German Bar Association
Association of Berlin lawyers
Republican Bar Association
AIJA asbl – Association Internationale des Jeunes Avocats – International Association of Young Lawyers