Dr. Nikola Kleine-Brüggemann

Lawyer | Of Counsel

Professional Experience

Nikola Kleine-Brüggemann has had more than 25 years of experience in leading positions with important companies in the media industry, in particular as a Head Legal & Business. As an independent lawyer, she also advises and represents her clients in the field of copyright and media law. She specialises in film and television contract law, and publishing, music and personal rights law. Her consulting spectrum ranges from broadcasting and production companies to individual filmmakers and authors.

Nikola Kleine Brüggemann is your competent contact for questions of the art market and art law, as she is a curator certified by the University of Hamburg. Her expertise is supported by her work as a long-standing representative of an auction house for more than seven years parallel to her work as a lawyer.


German, English, French

Professional qualifications

+ Graduated from Universities of Münster, Lausanne (CH) and Strasbourg (F)
+ Diplome de Droit Compare (F)
+ Recieved scholarship from the Max Planck Society, research associate with the Max Planck Society
+ Awarded a doctorate in law, Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität Münster
+ Extended stays abroad in New York (UN) and Brussels (EU Commission)


+ Lecturer at the Fresenius University, Corporate Communication
+ Foundation for Hamburg Art Collections
+ Freunde der Kunsthalle e.V. (Friends of Hamburg Art Gallery association)
+ Eduard Bargheer Society
+ WEB Women Enriching Business


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