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Matthias Schmid

Head of division, Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection

Matthias Schmid studied law in Mainz and completed his legal clerkship in Berlin. From 1991 to 2000 Judge in Berlin, since autumn 2000 employee of the Ministry in Departments I (civil law) and III (business law): At first desk officer in matters of law of obligations; since 2006 head of division, responsible for legislative projects in family law and tenancy law.

Since June 2014 Matthias Schmid has been head of Department III B 3 (Copyright and Publishing Law) at the Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection. The team is in charge of material copyright issues at national, European and international level within the Federal Government.

Some publications. Interested in the further development of legal drafting techniques dealing with complex tasks.