Educated in England and Germany (Bonn University, Dr. iur., 1987). Certified tax counsel, 1993. PGDip in EC Competition Law, King’s College London, 1996. Research fellow at the Institute of Private International and Comparative Law, Bonn University. Called to the Bar, Bonn District Court, 1985. Admitted to the Appeal Bar, Cologne, regional Court of Appeal, 1990. Called to the Federal Supreme Court Bar, 2000. Partner at Lüer & Görg, Cologne, 1993; Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, 1996. Barrister at the Federal Supreme Court since 2001 (2007-2019 in partnership with Gunhild Schäfer, LL.M., formerly of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Frankfurt).
Publications in the areas of private international, pharmaceutical, press, company, European and art recovery law. Commentator on private international property law.
Languages: English, Italian, French.
Inter alia International Bar Association, German Arbitration Institute (DIS), various German associations devoted to the practice and research of competition, company, intellectual property, building and architecture, insolvency, art, medical and other professional malpractice as well as tax law.
Member of the Board of Examiners, regional Court of Appeal, Cologne, 1996-2015; President of the Association of Supreme Court Laywers, 2003-2008; Member of the Legislative Assembly of the Federal Bar Council, Berlin, 2003-2015; Member of the ad hoc-Committee on the Federal Bar, 2017-2019; Member of the Executive Committee of the Federal Supreme Court Bar Council since 2011.