Top Law Firm in Public Procurement Law: WirtschaftsWoche recognizes Heuking
WirtschaftsWoche magazine recognized the law firm of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek as one of the best law firms in Germany in public procurement law. The ranking highlights the practice group leaders of the Public Sector & Public Procurement department, Dr. Ute Jasper and Dr. Martin Schellenberg, who are listed among the most important and most renowned lawyers. Heuking has repeatedly ranked among the best law firms for public procurement law in Germany.
In her interview for the WirtschaftsWoche issue, Ute Jasper expressed delight about the title of Top Lawyer: “The title belongs to the team! I am happy for everyone and proud of all the team members!“ Martin Schellenberg, Partner at the Hamburg office, added, “The award is a great motivation to continue our efforts.“
To compile the WirtschaftsWoche ranking, Handelsblatt Research Institute (HRI) surveyed more than 1,200 lawyers from 128 law firms about their most renowned peers in public procurement law, environmental law, and construction planning law. The resulting list of lawyers was submitted to a jury of experts who compiled a final list. 50 law firms with 70 lawyers were recognized in public procurement law.
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s “Public Sector & Public Procurement” department has been one of the market leaders in public procurement law for years. Its lawyers hold top spots in German and international lawyer rankings. Since 1991, they have advised on awards, restructuring, large-scale projects, and cooperations in the public sector and have accompanied several hundred large-scale projects of federal, state, and local authorities and their subsidiaries with a total volume in excess of EUR 40 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 businesses, particularly on innovative and complex projects. Ute Jasper is a Partner at the law firm of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek and heads its “Public Sector & Public Procurement” department. For years, she has been ranked number 1 with her team in JUVE Handbook of Commercial Law Firms. According to “Law Firms in Germany,” she is the “premier contact on the market” for infrastructure.
Dr. Martin Schellenberg has specialized in complex public procurement procedures for more than 15 years and has successfully secured several hundred EU negotiation procedures for the public sector. Many of these procedures were politically sensitive and subject to special public scrutiny. He also specializes in European state aid law. He is co-head of the Public Sector & Public Procurement practice group. In addition, he is a lecturer in public procurement law at Bucerius Law School, editor of the NOMOS Commentary on Public Procurement Law, and Technical Director of the Hamburg Public Procurement Day. He and his team are regular recipients of awards for their work, including from Handelsblatt, Who's Who Legal, and industry publication JUVE.