Prof. Dr. Benno Heussen is a co-founder of our Munich office, but now belongs to the Berlin office. He has worked mainly in the IT industry for more than 15 years and has built up this specialist practice area nationwide. He is a co-editor of one of the standard textbooks in this field ("Computerrechtshandbuch", "Handbook on Computer Law"), but advises on a wide spectrum of matters within the IT industry, as is demonstrated by his numerous publications ("Unternehmerhandbuch", "Handbook for Entrepreneurs").
As an honorary professor at the University of Hanover he teaches young attorneys and other lawyers in the art of contract drafting and contract negotiation ("Handbuch Vertragsverhandlung und Vertragsmanagement", "Handbook on Contract Negotiation and Contract Management").
Main Practice Areas:
•Legal questions concerning information technology (contracts, outsourcing, internet etc.)
•Arbitration proceedings, mediation, preferably in the technical field
•M&A transactions in the IT industry
•Advising publicly and semi-publicly owned organisations on international negotiations