Jutta joined Bird & Bird in Frankfurt/Main on 1 December 2005. She is a member of Bird & Bird Germany’s Commercial Practice Group and focuses on the Automotive sector. She advises international and domestic companies on commercial and corporate matters. Her practice predominantly comprises drafting of, advising on and negotiating commercial contracts and standard agreements required for use in both B2B and B2C circumstances. She also advises on any relevant warranty and liability issues and is involved in distribution law matters. In terms of industry sectors her practice is focused on the automotive supply industry.
Jutta was admitted to the Frankfurt Bar in March 2005. Before joining Bird & Bird she was an associate for 9 months in a small local German law firm where she was mainly concerned with employment matters (drafting and advising on employment contracts, the dissolution of employment contracts and the termination of contracts including litigation).
From 1996 to 2002, Jutta studied law at the Phillips-University of Marburg and at the University of East Anglia (Norwich, UK) where she gained a Diploma of Higher Education in Common Law. From 2003 to 2005 she did her prequalification training (Referendariat) in Darmstadt, Frankfurt and London.