Fabian Hoffmann

Solicitor

Fabian Hoffmann graduated from the Australian National University with a Juris Doctor. He also studied law in Germany where he graduated from Bielefeld University with the First State Examination in Law.  At ANU, he submitted his research thesis on “Artificial Intelligence and Copyright: Non-Human Authorship in Germany and Australia” which passed without corrections. In Bielefeld, Fabian presented his thesis on “A comparative view on German, Swiss, and American Consumer Protection Law in the used car market.

Fabian is admitted to practice at the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory and joined Boettcher Law in 2019. Fabian is fluent in written and spoken German.

Before joining Boettcher Law, Fabian worked as a research assistant for International Trade Law at the Chamber of Commerce and Trade in Bielefeld/Germany until 2011, and as Chief Executive Officer for Europcar in Singapore from 2013 to 2017. In his previous roles, Fabian demonstrated a strong sense of commercial awareness. Fabian uses this knowledge to advise clients in several areas of commercial law, including Contract law, International Trade Law, Franchise Law, the sale and purchase of businesses, establishing all manner of different commercial structures, corporate governance and Intellectual Property Law.

With his substantial commercial experience, Fabian works with his clients to find the best solution for their problems.

Fabian continually stays abreast with updates in the law and continues to be active in legal academia. He maintains an active involvement at the ANU College of Law, where he currently works as a tutor and research assistant for Contract Law and Intellectual Property law.

Outside of work Fabian enjoys travelling, playing soccer for the ANU Football Club and spending time with his family.

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