Jan and his team are amongst the most recognised regulatory & administrative specialists in Germany. 

Jan is a partner and a member of the German Executive Board and heads our German and international regulatory and administrative practice group. He is a specialist IT and public procurement lawyer as well as a TÜV-certified external data protection officer.

Jan focuses on planning, realisation and reorganisation of complex technology and infrastructure projects in the public sector as well as in and out of court litigation. He specialises in public procurement and contract law, IT and communication technology as well as competition and antitrust law. He has extensive experience in project management and in-depth knowledge of the following sectors: Technology and Communication, Healthcare, Energy & Utilities (water, energy and disposal), Transport & Logistics (ÖPNV, SPNV), Defence & Security as well as Planning & Construction.

Jan is a regular contributor to legal journals and business titles and he has contributed to an extensive list of publications. He is the co-editor and author of the leading commentary on German public procurement law (Byok/Jaeger, Vergaberecht, 4. Auflage June 2018), a public procurement reporter for the Neue Juristische Wochenschrift (NJW, current edition 26/2018, starting on page 1859) and a co-editor of “Digital Health” (specialist publication under Handelsblatt).

Jan is member of the IT law working group in the German Lawyers Association, of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Wehrtechnik e.V., of Deutsche Atlantische Gesellschaft e.V., of Clausewitz-Gesellschaft e.V., of Verband der Reservisten der Bundeswehr e.V. as well as of the International Bar Association. 

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Lawyer Testimonials
  1. "Thought Leader – Government Contracts”

    Who's Who Legal Awards 2017
  2. “Dr. Jan Byok was included in the Best Lawyers® 2016 in Germany for Regulatory and Administrative”

    Handelsblatt in cooperation with Best Lawyers, 2016
  3. "Well-known and frequently recommended“.

    "Highly experienced, pleasant negotiating partner“ (competitor)

    JUVE Handbook 2015/16