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What the team is known for

Market-leading team with a particular focus on large procurement projects relating to emissions-free transport and nationwide infrastructure projects. Also advises on all issues pertaining to bidding and award structures, as well as offering ongoing procurement advice. Well respected for its work on complex infrastructure and transport projects. Frequently mandated by state entities and energy producers. Also assists healthcare providers with COVID-19-related procurement matters including the establishment of new intensive care units and face masks.

Strengths

Appreciating their availability and flexibility, one client states that "the team are very creative" and "get work done precisely and on-point."

In light of the complexity of a matter, one client enthuses: "The team advised us exactly on how to formulate and design a procurement proceeding in order to avoid the surfacing of any potential difficulties."

Work highlights

Advised Verkehrsbetriebe Karlsruhe and several other German and Austrian state entities on a large multi-step procurement regarding TramTrain vehicles.

Notable practitioners

Market leader Ute Jasper advises on a plethora of public law issues, including complex procurements of multi-purpose vessels, nationwide infrastructure renovation and maintenance projects. She also assists clients with procurement matters related to COVID-19 including the procurement of face masks. One client observes: "Ute not only brings a lot of legal expertise but also has a very economic perspective when advising us."

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Overview

The Public Sector & Public Procurement Practice Group led by Ute Jasper and Martin Schellenberg bundles the law firm's expertise across all of the firm's offices. The lawyers of the Practice Group have been among the market leaders for years. They are advising on many large public sector projects with a total volume exceeding EUR 40 billion.

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek is once again ranked no. 1 in procurement law in the JUVE “Commercial Law Firms 2020/2021” Handbook.

Both in national rankings such as WirtschaftsWoche and in international rankings, the lawyers for public procurement and public law are regularly among the best advisers in their field.  

Awarded by the most important german lawyer's ranking with the "Oscar" and on tier 1 in the field of Public Procurement.

The bases of our success are:

  • We are one of the largest and thus most flexible teams in the public sector with net-worked offices all across Germany.
  • Our lawyers do not only know laws and jurisdiction, hurdles, and obstacles. They solve problems and design projects.
  • We are not advising according to departments with ever-changing specialist lawyers, but our partners are responsible for the success of the entire legal project.
  • We supply our clients with up-to-date information on new laws and judgments in our newsletters and seminars. Brief, to the point and practice-oriented.

We are proud of our clients' confidence: More than 90 percent of our assignments are follow-up matters or recommendations.

Members

Jasper, Ute (Head of Department)

Schellenberg, Dr Martin (Head of Department)

Marx, Dr Christopher

van de Sande, Kirstin

Westen, Dr Laurence

Public Law Department

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek

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Georg-Glock-Straße 4

Düsseldorf

North Rhine-Westphalia

Germany

40474

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Public Law: Public Procurement/PPP


Ute Jasper
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