Dr Patrick Alois Hübner
Patrick Huebner is Associate at BEITEN BURKHARDT's Berlin office. He is a member of the Corporate/M&A practice group. His area of expertise comprises mergers & Acquisitions, general corporate law as well as foreign trade law, in particular China-related projects. He advises German and international clients on cross-border M&A-transactions, joint ventures as well as investments into Germany with a special focus on investment screening procedures.
Patrick Huebner studied law and China studies at the Universities of Berlin, Freiburg and Beijing. During his professional training, he worked at several international law firms in Shanghai, the Federal Foreign Office and the German Embassy in Washington, D.C. He was admitted to the German Bar in 2015. Following further studies in Shanghai, he worked at a US-based law firm in Germany. Patrick Huebner joined BEITEN BURKHARDT in 2019.
- German Chinese Lawyers Association (DCJV e.V.)
- European China Law Studies Association e.V. (ECLS)
- Chinese European Legal Association e.V. (CELA)
Publications / Lectures
Chapter on ‘Preliminary Legal Protection’, in: Pissler, Knut Benjamin (ed.), Handbook on Chinese Civil Procedure, Analysis and Materials (MatIPR), Mohr Siebeck 2018, pp. 289-340 (in German);
Translation of two Chinese court judgments, in: BU, Yuanshi (ed.), Legal Methodology in China and East Asia, Mohr Siebeck, Tuebingen, 03/2016, pp. 417-432 (in German);
Legal Protection of Foreign Investors at Chinese Courts, De Gruyter, Berlin - Boston 2014 (Ph.D. thesis in German).
"The Amendment of German Foreign Trade Law - Investment audits in the light of the EU screening regulation"
Dr Patrick Alois Hübner and Dr Christian von Wistinghausen
in: EWS (Europäisches Wirtschafts- und Steuerrecht) 5/2020, p. 264-272
The Third Judicial Interpretation of the Company Law of the People's Republic of China – Maintenance of Capital, Creditor Protection, Fiduciary Duty and Publicity Principle, German Journal of Chinese Law (ZChinR), Vol. 23, Issue 1 (2016), pp. 5-19 (in German).;
Translation of the Provisions of the Supreme People's Court on Several Issues concerning the Application of the Company Law of the People's Republic of China (III), German Journal of Chinese Law (ZChinR), Vol. 23, Issue 1 (2016), pp. 54-62 (in German);
Online Seminar "Investing in Times of Increased Governmental Control", CHKD / BEITEN BURKHARDT, 18 March 2021 (in Chinese, together with Lelu Li and Lukas Yu)
Online Seminar "Investing in Europe - The German Approach to Foreign Direct Investment", hosted by the Law offices of Albert Wai-Kit Chan, PLLC, Hong Kong / New York, 21 January 2021 (together with Lelu Li)
Speech on "Chinese Tech Investments into Germany and German Foreign Investment Review" at the 12th Hong Kong IP-Conference on "Technology and Legal Frontiers in Global Pandemic", co-hosted by the United States-China Intellectual Property Institute (USCIPI), the Asia Innovation and IP Society Limited (AIIPS) and the Faculty of Law of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK Law), 31 July 2020 (in Chinese)
Online Seminar "Measures to Overcome the Crisis - State Aid and Short-Time Working, BEITEN BURKHARDT, 7 April 2020 (together with Lelu Li and Lukas Yu)
Lecture on "Legal Problems Including Contract Law, Labour Law, "Force Majeure" at the Information Event "COVID-19" of the Berlin Senate Administration for Economy, Energy and Companies, 5 March 2020 in Berlin (together with Mr Christian Hipp, Beiten Burkhardt)
Speech on ‘Preliminary legal protection in Civil action’ during a panel discussion on ‘Civil Pro-cedure in China: Fundamental Issues and Current Topics’ chaired by Prof. Dr. Lutz-Christian Wolff at the 13th Annual General Conference of the European China Law Studies Association on 13. September 2018 in Turin, Italy.
Video on China Global Investment Summit 2020 Beijing
BEITEN BURKHARDT Advises Suzhou TZTEK Technology Co Ltd on the Complete Takeover of MueTec Automatisierte Mikroskopie und Meßtechnik GmbH
BEITEN BURKHARDT Advises Wire Group Holdings GmbH on Conclusion of Series B Financing
BEITEN BURKHARDT Advises VITAL Materials Co., Ltd. on the Acquisition of the Industrial Site Langelsheim from PPM
BEITEN BURKHARDT Advises Suzhou TZTEK Technology Co Ltd on the Acquisition of MueTec Automatisierte Mikroskopie und Meßtechnik GmbH
Blank Rome and BEITEN BURKHARDT Advise Korn Ferry on the Acquisition of Three Leadership Development Companies