Samuel Loibl joined the Institute for European Tort Law of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and the University of Graz (ETL) as a Student Assistant in February 2021 and began working as a Research Assistant in September 2021.
He graduated with a Master of Laws (LL.M.) and a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) – both with honours – from the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU Vienna). In the course of his studies, Samuel Loibl was awarded a merit-based scholarship from WU Vienna on three occasions, was mentioned in the WU Rector’s List 2018/19 and won the TPA Best Presentation award in 2018. He was ranked third (out of 172) in the university’s student ranking in April 2021 and was part of the WU Top League and the WU Center of Excellence.
In 2020 he participated in the Private Law Moot Court Competition ('Franz von Zeiller Moot Court'), and the case dealt with was further elaborated on in his Master thesis (“Die zivilrechtliche Haftung für unrichtige Angaben in Druckwerken” [The civil liability for incorrect information in print media]).
Samuel Loibl concluded a number of internships in several high-tier law firms and legal departments in Vienna and abroad and worked as a Junior Researcher at the Institute for Austrian and International Tax Law before joining ETL. Currently he is a student of the Doctoral programme in Business Law at WU Vienna.
Main Areas of Research
- Austrian and European tort law
- Corporate law
- Private law
- Comparative law
- Insurance and Insolvency law