Conference Speaker Profile

Paul Pettersson

Name: Paul Pettersson

Professional Title: Law Student and Law Clinic Organizer

Affiliation: Bucerius Law School, Hamburg, Germany

Country: Germany

Title of Presentation(s):

  • Students In The Role Of Lawyers And Lawyers In The Role As Teachers-How Faculty Can Support Both To Develop Empathy And Professional Identity

Short Bio: Paul is a member of the organizing team at Bucerius Law Clinic, where he is responsible for organizing the lawyers integrated into the project and enhancing the clinic’s structural and strategic development. He studies law at Bucerius Law School and will graduate in 2016. Paul is particularly interested in the functioning of NGOs and their impact on society. He gained first-hand NGO experience working for a German-funded school in a remote village in Nepal and helping the Caritas in Istanbul, Turkey, build up a cloakroom for refugees. Paul also studied and worked in the field of Migration Law for the UNHCR in Berlin, Germany, and during his exchange semester at Istanbul Bilgi University. In his position within Bucerius Law Clinic, he currently seeks to optimize student impact on clients’ outcomes.

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