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Biography

Michael joined King’s in 2007, following three years as the DAAD Lecturer in Law at the University of Sheffield. Michael read law at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, obtained his LLM from King’s College London and his PhD from Humboldt University Berlin. He was a Visiting Scholar at the University of California, Berkeley, and at the University of California, Los Angeles. Michael’s research and teaching generally focus on financial law from both a regulatory and transactional perspective, as well as on corporate law, corporate insolvency law and European contract law.

Research interests

Professor Schillig's research interests lie broadly in the areas of transnational, European and comparative private and commercial law with particular emphasis on contract, company and corporate insolvency law. Michael is currently working on a book: Comparative Company Law – Text, Cases and Materials (with Carsten Gerner-Beuerle) for Oxford University Press.

Read full details of Professor Schillig's research on his Research Portal profile.