For the ninth time in a row, JUVE, German’s most important industry analyst for lawyers, awarded first place to Ute Jasper’s team for public procurement law. Once again, Ute Jasper is recognized as one of the few leading names in public procurement law. Dr. Laurence Westen is listed as a rising star in public procurement law (up to the age of 40).
It was just in September that the two Heuking partners were recognized as most renowned lawyers in public procurement law by WirtschaftsWoche.
Who’s Who Legal also named Ute Jasper, as the only lawyer in Germany, “Thought Leader Germany 2020” for Government Contracts. Martin Schellenberg and Ute Jasper, who jointly head the Public Sector & Public Procurement Practice Group at Heuking, are also listed as Global & National Leaders for Government Contracts in Who’s Who Legal. Additionally, Ute Jasper, Markus Collisy, and Matthias Kühn were voted Germany’s Best Lawyers in Public Commercial Law by Best Lawyers and Handelsblatt in the summer of 2020. The practice group also took first place in the Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500 international rankings.
The assessments and rankings are each based on surveys of clients and fellow attorneys, and are in some cases supplemented by the assessments of expert juries.
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Public Sector & Public Procurement department has been one of the best public procurement law firms for years. Its lawyers advise on awards, restructuring, large-scale projects, and cooperations in the public sector. They have accompanied several hundred projects of federal, state, and local authorities with a total volume in excess of EUR 30 billion without any procedure 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 subsidiaries, particularly on innovative and complex projects. Jointly with Martin Schellenberg, Ute Jasper heads Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek's Public Sector & Public Procurement department.
Dr. Laurence Westen is a lawyer and Partner in the Public Sector & Public Procurement practice group of law firm Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek. He structures award procedures for public clients and ensures legally compliant implementation, particularly in the use of subsidies. He is a specialist in state aid law.