Dr. Stephan Witteler, Partner, Markus Lennartz, Salaried Partner, Christine Grau and Christian Miercke, Lawyers, all at the business law firm Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Frankfurt office, advised the district of Bernkastel-Wittich in particular on matters of State aid law, public procurement law, and communal services law in connection with the expansion of its broadband infrastructure. The team led by Dr. Witteler accompanied the Bernkastel-Wittich district's invitation to bid for the awarding of funds in the form of investment aid by the public sector, in order to provide NGA broadband to the currently underserved areas of the district.
The district of Bernkastel-Wittlich has a population of some 110,000 and covers an area of about 1,178 square kilometers, making it the second largest district in Rhineland-Palatinate. The district comprises 4 combined municipalities with a total of 105 local communities and two independent municipalities. The administrative center is in Wittlich.
Counsel to Bernkastel-Wittlich district
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek:
Dr. Stephan Witteler (Lead),
Christian Miercke, all Frankfurt