Dr Katharina Möser

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Birmingham Law School

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Birmingham Law School
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT
United Kingdom

Dr Katharina Möser teaches company and contract law. Her research interests are in the areas of company, insolvency and comparative law.


  • First State Examination (University of Marburg)
  • Second State Examination (Frankfurt am Main)
  • LLM in European and International Legal Studies (Lancaster)
  • PhD (University of Dresden)


Dr. Katharina Möser joined Birmingham Law School in January 2009. Prior to joining Birmingham, she taught at the University of Exeter and worked as a research assistant at the University of Dresden.

Dr. Möser qualified for the German legal profession with the First State Examination at the University of Marburg and the Second State Examination in Frankfurt am Main. She received her LLM with distinction from the University of Lancaster and her PhD with distinction (summa cum laude) from the University of Dresden.


  • Contract Law
  • Company Law

Postgraduate supervision

Katharina is happy to supervise postgraduate research students in any of the following areas:

  • Comparative Law
  • Personal Insolvency Law

Potential research students are welcome to contact her by email to discuss their research proposals prior to submitting an official application.

Find out more - our PhD Law  page has information about doctoral research at the University of Birmingham.


  • Company law
  • Law relating to personal insolvency
  • Comparative law



  • Gläubigerschutz durch Berufsverbote für Geschäftsleiter - Eine rechtsvergleichende Analyse des englischen und deutschen Kapitalgesellschaftsrechts (‘Directors' disqualification as a means of creditor protection - A comparative analysis of English and German company law’), Nomos: Baden-Baden, 2011, 400 pp.


  • 'Die Vertretung der britischen "company" nach Inkraftreten des Companies Act 2006'  (Corporate transactions by agency in UK company law),  RIW 2010, 850- 860
  • Berufsverbote für Geschäftsleiter – Überlegungen zur Weiterentwicklung der deutschen Regelungen der §§ 6 II 2 Nr. 2 und 3, 3 GmbHG, §§ 76 III 2 Nr. 2 und 3, 3 AktG vor dem Hintergrund des englischen Companies Directors Disqualification Act 1986 (Proposals for the reform of the German §§ 6 II 2 Nr. 2 und 3, 3 GmbHG, §§ 76 III 2 Nr. 2 und 3, 3 AktG against the background of the English Companies Directors Disqualification Act 1986), Zeitschrift für Vergleichende Rechtswissenschaft, 2011, 324-368
  • 'Restrictions after personal insolvency', JBL 2013, 679-702

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