Graduate Stories

For many students, the Bucerius Master of Law and Business is a crossroads. The interdisciplinary nature of the program opens up many possibilities – be it a career step or a career change. Graduates of the Bucerius Master of Law and Business can be found in many different positions and countries. These are some of their stories.

Graduates working in corporations

Global Head of Logistics at ZWILLING Beauty Group

Christina Schüttler (Germany)

Christina wrote her master thesis in the purchasing department of ZWILLING J. A. Henckels. In January 2019, she was promoted to leading a team of 20 people.

Senior Consultant at Ayisi and Associates

Emmanuel Antwi Akoto (Ghana)

Emmanuel was looking for an international education to build his competencies and increase the chances of working globally. Did he find what he was looking for?

Junior Casualty Underwriter at Munich Re

Laura Jojoa (Colombia)

Laura works for a German insurance company in Colombia. She is convinced that business graduates benefit greatly from understanding legal concepts.

Guillermo Buganem (Argentina)

Guillermo Buganem (Argentina)

Guillermo works at Crosslend GmbH. When he joined the start-up in 2015, it was only him, the three founders, and one other employee. Today Crosslend GmbH employs almost 70 people and operates in four European countries.

Graduates working in law firms

Junior Partner at Oppenhoff & Partner Rechtsanwälte

Edder Cifuentes (Chile)

Edder is known as the only foreign expert for the Chilean market and first Chilean lawyer that holds the position as a junior partner in a traditional German law firm. How did he get there?

Senior Associate at Hogan Lovells

Nata Ghibradze (Georgia)

Nata did not initially intend to stay in Germany after her studies. Now she works at one of the most reputable law firms in the field of international arbitration in Munich. What happened?

Head of La Paz Office of Würth-Bedoya-Costa du Rels Abogados

Sergio saw it as his responsibility to return to his home country after graduation. His decision was rewarded with ample career opportunities.

Graduates in academia

Fellow at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government

Thomas Hocks (Germany)

Thomas Hocks turned his MLB internship at the Boston Consulting Group into a job at the BCG office in Dubai before returning to university for another Master's degree - this time from Harvard.

Fulbright Scholar at the University of Seattle

Aishe Memetova (Ukraine)

After graduating from the MLB, Aishe was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship and moved to Seattle to pursue a Master of Public Administration at the Evans School of Public Policy and Governance.

Graduates who founded start-ups

Founders at Dinari Couture

Ieva and Abhiuday Chandra (Latvia/India)

Ieva and Abhiuday founded their own fashion label - Dinari Couture - along with a charitable foundation of the same name.

Founder at Alster Legal

Andrés Jara (Chile)

Andrés' legal consulting company Alsterlegal is an innovative force in the Chilean legal market and has been called "the Uber of legal services".

Founder at VIRTU Shared Sense

Jason Grullón (Dominican Republic)

Jason made the switch from lawyer to entrepreneur. His mission: building a profitable company that provides a social good.

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