Prof. Dr. Patrick C. Leyens

Patrick C. Leyens joined the Rotterdam Institute of Law & Economics  in 2014 as a Professor (honorary) at the Chair of Empirical Legal Studies. In his main office, he is Professor of Civil Law, Corporate and Commercial Law at the University of Bremen. He was a senior research fellow at the Hamburg Max Planck Institute for Comparative Private and International Private Law. He served as junior professor of civil law and law & economics at the Institute of Law and Economics at the University of Hamburg. Patrick was involved in building-up the EDLE program and he directed the participation of the University of Hamburg in the EDLE from 2009 to 2012. His main fields of interest concern the law and economics of corporate, commercial and capital market law, especially corporate governance.