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Current Team

Our current Team for the Leiden-Sarin Moot Court Competition 2018, from left to right: Christian Goldkuhle, Emilia Klix, Jonas Klein

Personal Introduction

Christian Goldkuhle (22) was born in Essen, where he graduated from the Goethe-Gymnasium. During the 10th grade, he went to a British Boarding School. After spending half a year of social service (FSJ), he started studying law at the University of Cologne. Currently he is in his sixth semester. Besides the studies, Christian volunteers at the student law clinic Studentische Rechtshilfe für Senioren (SRSK) Köln. Christian sees his participation in the Sarin Moot Court as a unique opportunity to go beyond the theoretical studies of ordinary German law studies and to increase his confidence, independence and rhetorical skills. The Moot Court enables him to extend his understanding of law from an international perspective. Furthermore, it will be a chance to improve his language skills regarding law-related terminology. As his previous courses predominately entail independent work, he appreciates the opportunity to engage in a groups. Finally, air law specifically aroused his interest and he is looking forward to participating in such a pertinent field of law.

Emilia Klix (21) was born in Neustadt (Aisch) and graduated from the Laurentius-Gymnasium Neuendettelsau in 2015. After that, she moved to Cologne where she currently studies law at the University of Cologne and is in her 5th semester. Due to her great interest in intercultural exchange, she participated in various international youth exchanges and simulations, such as Policy & International Security and Model United Nations during her time in school. Essential parts of these projects were discussing and dealing with international issues and topics with the goal of finding innovative solutions. These experiences encouraged her to study law. At University, Emilia pursues her curiosity by taking part in the CUSL-Program on U.S. American Law and most importantly the Leiden-Sarin Air Law Moot Court. Emilia aspires to broaden her knowledge in Air Law as it is an exceptional and interesting area of law. She is looking forward to intense team work and the opportunity to improve her rhetorical skills.

Jonas Klein (23) studies law at the University of Cologne and is enrolled in the state-certified examination programme in his 6th semester. He was born in Lahnstein where he graduated from the Johannes-Gymnasium in 2014. During his school days he has participated in a High School programme in Palmerston North, New Zealand at Freyberg High School and has been involved in a student exchange programme with the Fremdsprachengymnasium Plovdiv, Bulgaria. In doing so, he became a curious student, who is interested in working with people of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds. In addition to his studies, Jonas volunteers for the student law clinic -Studentische Rechtshilfe für Senioren (SRSK) Köln. There he acquires first-hand experience in legal consultation. As a participant of the Sarin International Air Law Moot Competition he strives to expand his theoretical knowledge in public international law. Furthermore, he endeavours to improve his rhetorical skills in the English language. Jonas is looking forward to the tasks and challenges ahead and the intense cooperation with his team members.

Photo of the Leiden-Sarin Moot Court Team with their coach Ben Scott on the right hand side.