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
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)
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);
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);
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).
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)
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.
Blank Rome and BEITEN BURKHARDT Advise Korn Ferry on the Acquisition of Three Leadership Development Companies