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Speaker: Bijan Moini

Bijan is an attorney (Rechtsanwalt) and the legal counsel of the Berlin-based Society for Civil Rights (Gesellschaft für Freiheitsrechte). He studied law and political science in Munich and Paris and later received his doctor’s degree with a thesis on the constitutionality of sex offender registries. After completing his legal clerkship in Berlin and Hong Kong, he worked for three years as a lawyer in a law firm focused on commercial law and litigation, at which he also supported the set-up of a pro bono asylum law practice. After quitting his job he wrote a novel (published in 2019) and started supporting the GFF on a voluntary basis.