Dr. Christopher Wolters
Rechtsanwalt
Associate, Public Procurement and International Trade Law
T +49 30 2148027 00
F +49 30 2148027 01
E christopher.wolters@blomstein.com

Dr. Christopher Wolters

Christopher Wolters specialises in public procurement and trade law. In the field of public procurement law, he supports both contracting authorities and bidders, in particular regarding questions of procurement compliance (debarment and self-cleaning), and he defends their interests before the relevant bodies. In this respect, he also advises in proceedings before multilateral development banks, especially the World Bank. His German and international clients mainly come from the IT, as well as the defence & security sectors. Furthermore, he advises clients on international trade law and excise taxes, and represents them in competent courts and before relevant authorities.

Christopher Wolters is admitted to the bar in Germany (“Rechtsanwalt”).

Languages: German, English, French, Spanish

CV

After finishing high school and the German compulsory military service, Christopher studied Law at the universities of Tübingen (Germany), Lausanne (Switzerland) and Münster (Germany). While writing his doctoral thesis on International Humanitarian Law, he worked as a research assistant for different international cooperate law firms. He completed his legal traineeship (“Referendariat”) at the Higher Regional Court of Berlin, during which he also worked for the German Embassy in Tehran (Iran). Christopher holds a PhD (Dr. iur.) from the Freie Universität Berlin.

References

  • Advising a producer of military shoes in a public procurement review procedure
  • Regular advice to TenneT regarding various public procurement law questions and representation in a number of legal disputes

Publications / Presentations

  • Forthcoming: “Zur Rügeobliegenheit bei de facto – Vergaben“, VergR – Zeitschrift für das gesamte Vergaberecht 2/2018 (with Florian Wolf)
  • Forthcoming: “Der territoriale Anwendungsbereich des Rechtes der nichtinternationalen bewaffneten Konflikte”, Dissertation, 2017
  • “Das Gesetz zur Einführung eines Wettbewerbsregisters“, KripoZ 4/2017, S. 244-252
  • Regular Lecturer on Export Control Law and Customs Debt in the Programme “Customs Specialists“ (Hamburger Zollakademie)
  • “Global free trade? Limits on the Import of Goods and Capital”, Słubice, Polen, 31 July 2017
  • “Umfang der Kooperationspflicht bei der vergaberechtlichen Selbstreinigung, Anmerkung zu VK München, Beschl. v. 07.03.2017 – Z3-3-3194-1-45-11/16“, jurisPR-Compl 2/2017 Anm. 1 (with Pascal Friton)
  • Regular contributions to “Literaturbrief des Forum Vergabe e.V.”