Stuart Bugg was born in Hull, England. He read politics and law at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. In 1982 he became World Universities Champion in Public Speaking and Debating, at the University of Toronto, Canada. Since 1983, Stuart has been resident in Germany, having completed his thesis and dissertation on comparative aspects in Anglo-German law. In 1985 he was a tutor in law at the University of Auckland and since that time has also lectured at the University Erlangen-Nuremberg in Legal English, and at the University of Maryland (European Division) in Business Law. Stuart Bugg is a Solicitor (England and Wales) and a Barrister and Solicitor (New Zealand). He now practices law in Nuremberg, Germany, with German colleagues and is a member of the Law Society (England & Wales), as well as the Nuremberg Regional Law Society (Rechtsanwaltskammer Nuremberg).