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BEITEN BURKHARDT Further Strengthens Its Hamburg Office - Procurement and Antitrust Specialist Lawyer Jan Christian Eggers Coming from Hogan Lovells

Munich/Hamburg, 27 February 2018 – The international law firm BEITEN BURKHARDT further expands its recently opened Hamburg office with Jan Christian Eggers, LL.M., joining in March this year, who will reinforce the areas procurement law and antitrust law on the river Elbe. Eggers comes from Hogan Lovells, where he has worked since 2006, most recently as Counsel in the fields of antitrust law, procurement law, EU state aid and general EU law as well as  litigation. The 40-year old Jan Christian Eggers joins BEITEN BURKHARDT as Salary Partner.

Jan Christian Eggers specialises in providing legal advice on European and German antitrust and procurement law issues. He has many years of experience with projects in the pharmaceutical industry and sectors such as medical products, energy, infrastructure, PPP and defence. His scope of work comprises regulatory questions arising in connection with public procurement projects, invitations to tender and awards of concessions, business transactions, administrative enquiries as well as in connection with distribution and cooperative agreements, joint ventures and compliance. In the area of procurement law Jan Eggers assists his national and international clients with the preparation and execution of complex tendering processes and concession procedures. He also successfully represents their interests before German courts and the European Court of Justice.

"With hiring Jan Christian Eggers we continue to consistently pursue our growth strategy and we are very pleased to have found such a renowned and established colleague who will significantly strengthen not only our entire practice but especially our still young Hamburg office", comments Frank Obermann, Managing Partner of BEITEN BURKHARDT.

"We are already well-positioned in terms of human resources in the Government & Public Sector practice. But having won over Jan Christian Eggers, we are adding his expertise in procurement and antitrust law as a strategically viable completion to our competences, even more so in consideration of his wide-ranging industry specialisation", says Hans-Georg Neumeier, Head of the Government & Public Sector practice group.

Including Mr Eggers, the practice group currently consists of more than 29 lawyers, five of them being Equity Partners.

Frank Obermann
Phone: +49 30 264 71 - 132

Public Relations:
Frauke Reuther
Phone: +49 69 75 60 95 – 570


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