Gerhard KlumpePresiding Judge at District Court of Dortmund
VorsRiLG Dr. Gerhard Klumpe studied law at the Ruhr University Bochum (Germany). After obtaining his first State Exam, he began his doctoral studies at the same institution. In 1998 he was awarded his doctorate and started judicial training at the District Court of Bochum. He passed his second state exam and entered the judiciary in 2000.
In 2013 he was appointed as Presiding Judge at the District Court of Dortmund where he chairs a Chamber for Commercial Matters as well as the only Civil Law Chamber for Cartel Damage Actions within the jurisdiction of the Higher Regional Court of Hamm.
Gerhard Klumpe holds courses within the judicial training, lectures at the Heinrich-Heine-University in Düsseldorf and has contributed to number of leading academic journals.