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Councillor Markus Gehring

I, Councillor Markus Gehring, an elected Member of Cambridge City Council, give notice that I have set out below under the appropriate headings my interests, which are required to be declared under section 29 of the Localism Act 2011.

1. Employment, office, trade, profession or vocation - Any employment, office, trade or vocation carried on for profit or gain.
Employment, office, trade, profession or vocation
University Teacher
University of Cambridge (Employer), Fellow of Hughes Hall (Supervisions) and Former Fellow and teaching Senior Member of Robinson Collegge (Supervisions) as well as supervisions/teaching/research for other Cambridge Colleges and overseas univrsities.
Solicitor/Barrister/Rechtsanwalt
Member of the Frankfurt/Main and Ontario Bars
2. Sponsorship - Any payment or provision of any other financial benefit (other than from the relevant authority) made or provided within the relevant period in respect of any expenses incurred by M in carrying out duties as a member, or towards the election expense, including those from any political party. This includes any payment or financial benefit from a trade union within the meaning of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992.
Sponsorship
Cambridge Liberal Democrats
3. Contracts - Any contract which is made between the relevant person (or a body in which the relevant person has a beneficial interest) and the relevant authority— (a) under which goods or services are to be provided or works are to be executed; and (b) which has not been fully discharged. The ‘relevant person’ means you, your spouse or civil partner, a person with whom you are living as husband and wife: and a person with whom you are living as if you are civil partners .
Contracts
None
4. Land - Any beneficial interest in land, which is within the area of Cambridge City Council, including your home.
Land
81 Barton Road,Cambridge CB3 9LL
Use and enjoyment of the lake owned by Bolton's Pit CompanyLtd of which my wife and I are shareholders.
5. Licences - Any licence (alone of jointly with others) to occupy land in the area of Cambridge City Council for a month or longer; for example, a lease.
Licences
None
6. Corporate Tenancies - Any tenancy where (to your knowledge)— (a) the landlord is Cambridge City Council; and (b) the tenant is a body in which the relevant person has a beneficial interest. The ‘relevant person’ means you, your spouse or civil partner, a person with whom you are living as husband and wife; and a person with whom you are living as if you are civil partners.
Corporate Tenancies
None
7. Securities - Any beneficial interest in securities of a body where— (a) that body (to Member’s knowledge) has a place of business or land in the area of Cambridge City Council; and (b) either— (i) the total nominal value of the securities exceeds £25,000 or one hundredth of the total issued share capital of that body; or (ii) if the share capital of that body is of more than one class, the total nominal value of the shares of any one class in which the relevant person has a beneficial interest exceeds one hundredth of the total issued share capital of that class. The ‘relevant person’ means you, your spouse or civil partner, a person with whom you are living as husband and wife; and a person with whom you are living as if you are civil partners.
Securities
My wife and i are shareholders of the Bolton's Pit Company Ltd.
8. Council appointments to outside bodies - Any body of which you are a member or in a position of general control or management and to which you are appointed or nominated by your authority;
Council appointments to outside bodies
None
9. Membership etc of public, charitable and lobbying bodies - Any body—(aa) exercising functions of a public nature;(bb) directed to charitable purposes; or(cc) one of whose principal purposes includes the influence of public opinion or policy (including any political party or trade union),of which you are a member or in a position of general control or management;
Membership etc of public, charitable and lobbying
(aa) None
(bb) Deputy Director of the Centre for European Legal Studies; Fellow of Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, both Faculity of Law, Affiliate, Cambridge Centre for Climate Mitigation Research (4CMR); Fellow, Centre for Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Governance (C-EENRG) both Department of Land Economy; Senior Research Associate, Centre for Rising Powers, Department of Politics and international Studies; Lecturer and Examiner in the Institute for Continuing Education; all Universities of Cambridge and pro bono Lead Counsel for Trade in the Centre for International Sustainable Development Law (a Canadian education charity). (aa) Member of the Steering Group of Fair Trade Cambridge
(cc) Member of the Cambridge Liberal Democrats
(cc) Member of the University and College Union
Member of Cocks and Hens Tennis Club
10. Employer: The identity of any person or body who employs or has appointed you to an office etc. (If not disclosed under ‘Employment, office, trade, profession or vocation’ above.)
Identity of any person or body who employs or has appointed you to an office
External Examiner in Law, University of East Anglia and Essex University; PhD examinations at the European University and overseas.
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