Lena Hornkohl is a Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law in the Department of European and Comparative Procedural Law. Lena Hornkohl studied law in Heidelberg and Uppsala (First State Examination 2014), undertook her practical training at the Higher Regional Court Karlsruhe with stations in Heidelberg, Frankfurt and Brussels and obtained the Second State Examination in 2016. During her doctoral studies she worked as a Research Assistant at the Institute for Civil Law, Corporate and Commercial Law, European Law and Comparative Law of Heidelberg University (2014 – 2019) and spent a research visit at Cambridge University in 2017. In 2019, she received an LL.M. in European Law and Economic Analysis from the College of Europe, Bruges. Hereafter, she worked as an Associate in a major international law firm in Brussels (2019 – 2020). In 2020, she obtained a PhD in law from Heidelberg University for her dissertation on private enforcement of competition law. In 2020, Lena joined the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg. She continues her post-doctoral studies (Habilitation) under the supervision of Prof. Hess at Heidelberg University. Her research interests include European law, competition and commercial law, civil procedural law, European, comparative and German civil law.

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