As a partner in our Regulatory and Administrative Practice Group and international Aerospace, Defence and Security as well as Technology and Communications Sector Groups, I advise on major IT and telecoms projects, from TETRA radio and digital control systems to telematics.
I am a specialist lawyer in procurement law, providing expert legal, project management and litigation advice to public authorities and private companies in sectors as diverse as defence, security, traffic and transport, research and development as well as IT and telecommunications. My practice areas encompass information technology, telecommunications, procurement, public and contract law, foreign trade, export controls and compliance.
Primarily I advise public authorities and companies on large-scale infrastructure projects in the telecommunications and IT sectors. Specialising in federal and state-level public procurement procedures for the assembly and operation of digital radio and defence technology for German security authorities, I also advise on projects regarding the introduction of the electronic health insurance card, including the development and operation of telematics in the German health sector, modernising the public data network, mainframe systems and research as well as military technology procurements. In addition, I advise companies on compliance, national and EU subsidies as well as public business and administrative law issues.
As well as contributing to seminars and lectures, I also write and publish judicial essays on public and procurement law.
You can watch my videos on YouTube, where I talk in greater detail about the following subjects (the videos are in German):
Selection and exclusion criteria in the tender procedure (Eignung und Ausschlussgründe im Vergabeverfahren);
Modernisation of procurement law – innovations for security-specific contracts (Vergaberechtsmodernisierung – Neuerungen für sicherheitsspezifische Aufträge);
Procurement Law update – The sub-threshold procurement regulation „Unterschwellenvergabeordnung" (Neues aus dem Vergaberecht – Die Unterschwellenvergabeordnung);
Freehand tenders – When can contracting entities invoke special urgency? (Freihändige Vergaben – Wann können sich Vergabestellen auf eine besondere Dringlichkeit berufen?);
Delimitation of different criteria in the tender procedure (Abgrenzung unterschiedlicher Kriterien im Vergabeverfahren);
Cybersecurity – industrial espionage in the age of digitisation (Cybersecurity – Wirtschaftsspionage im Zeitalter der Digitalisierung);
Negotiation procedure – more flexibility in procurement through the latest ARC (Act against Restraints of Competition) amendment (Verhandlungsverfahren – mehr Flexibilität in der Beschaffung durch die neueste GWB Novelle).