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Burkhard Hess

Burkhard Hess is the founding director of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law. He teaches civil and procedural law at the Universities of Heidelberg and Luxembourg and was a guest professor in Beijing, Paris (Sorbonne) and Georgetown. For several years, he sat as a part-time judge at the Court of Appeal in Karlsruhe. He advises supranational and national lawmakers as well as litigants in cross-border dispute resolution.