WirtschaftsWoche completed the top ratings for Ute Jasper’s team in 2018. At the end of the year, it recognized the lawyers of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek as top law firm and named Ute Jasper and Laurence Westen among the most important lawyers in public procurement law.
Ute Jasper, Head of the Public Sector & Public Procurement department, is thus one of the most highly decorated and renowned lawyers in Germany. In 2018, she and her team received top awards from Chambers, Who’s Who Legal, Handelsblatt, Best Lawyers, Legal 500, and JUVE. Germany’s most important industry analyst JUVE calls Jasper “probably the best lawyer for large infrastructure projects.” According to Legal 500, Jasper also developed “creative and legally compliant solutions in difficult and complex proceedings.”
The awards and rankings are based on interviews with clients and peers, and are supplemented in part by the assessment of expert juries.
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Public Sector & Public Procurement department has been one of the best procurement law practices for years. Its lawyers are advising on awards, restructuring, large-scale projects, and cooperations in the public sector. They have accompanied several hundred projects of the federal, state, and local authorities with a volume of more than EUR 30 billion without any procedures having been successfully challenged to date.
Dr. Ute Jasper is one of the most renowned lawyers for procurement and infrastructure projects in the public sector. She advises federal and state ministries, municipalities, and their subsidiaries, particularly on innovative and complex projects. Ute Jasper heads the “Public Sector & Public Procurement” department of the large law firm of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek.
Dr. Laurence Westen is a lawyer and Salaried Partner in the “Public Sector & Public Procurement” practice group of the law firm of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek. He designs award procedures for public authorities and ensures legally compliant implementation, particularly relating to the use of subsidies. He is a specialist in state aid law.