Dr. Stephan Witteler, Partner, Markus Lennartz, Salaried Partner, Christine Grau and Christian Miercke, Lawyers, all at the commercial law firm of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Frankfurt office, advised the region of Hanover 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. Stephan Witteler accompanied the Hanover region'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 region.
The Hanover region is a special municipal association. The region’s most densely populated city is Hanover, the largest city in terms of area is Neustadt am Rübenberge. The Hanover region is part of the metropolitan area of Hanover-Brunswick-Göttingen-Wolfsburg.
The Hanover region has a population of some 1,130,000 and consists of the city of Hanover and 21 municipalities. The Hanover region extends over an area of 2,291 km2.
Counsel to Hanover Region
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek:
Dr. Stephan Witteler (Lead),
Christian Miercke, all Frankfurt