Julia Rufin, LLM
Julia Rufin was a Fellow at Ecologic Institute and a member of Ecologic Legal. She worked primarily in the areas of climate protection and energy policies. She worked in an advisory project for the Federal Ministry for the Environment for the reform of the German energy law. She was also involved in an advisory project for the Federal Ministry of the Environment regarding the implementation of an emissions trading system in Germany. She completed part of her legal traineeship at Ecologic Institute, contributing to a study and workshop for the European Commission concerning the use of regulatory instruments as sanctions in national envrionmental law.
In addition to her legal traineeship, Julia Rufin carried out voluntary work for an international law firm, Norton-Rose-Vieregge, in Cologne. Here she focused her activities on the topics of international private law, labour law and intellectual property law.
Julia Rufin studied law at the University of Cologne and the Sorbonne-Panthéon, Paris. She completed her studies in France with a Masters degree in German and French law. Besides national law, she focused her studies on European and Public International law. As an intern she worked for a lawyers office in Cologne and for the World Health Organisation in Geneva in the field of health and human rights.
Julia Rufin lived for several years in Paris. As a member of a student association, she worked as a German teacher at a correctional facility in Paris. She is member of the association of German and French lawyers. Julia Rufin works in French and English and has basic knowledge of Spanish.