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Taylor Wessing
Taylor Wessing Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mbB
HANSEATIC TRADE CENTER, AM SANDTORKAI 41
20457 HAMBURG
Germany

Work Department

Projects, Energy & Infrastructure

Position

Janina heads up the Practice Group Projects, Energy & Infrastructure. She advises national and international clients on infrastructure projects and major industrial plant construction projects in Germany and abroad throughout their entire life cycle.

Whether mega yachts, offshore wind farms or production plants in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries, Janina negotiates project agreements (in particular plant construction, supply and service agreements, EPC and EPCM contracts) on behalf of her clients, assists in the implementation of the projects in claims management and enforces her clients’ rights in litigation before state courts and in national and international arbitration proceedings (including ICC or DIS rules). In addition to Janina’s many years of experience and extensive knowledge of the industry, clients particularly value her pragmatic approach and negotiating skills.

Career

  • Since 2010 Partner, Taylor Wessing
  • 2006 – 2010 Associate, Taylor Wessing
  • 2005 – 2006 Doctoral degree, University of Hamburg
  • 2003 – 2005 Legal trainee solicitor

Languages

English
Spanish

Memberships

EEHH (Cluster Erneuerbare Energien Hamburg)
VSM (Verband für Schiffbau und Meerestechnik e.V.)
GMT (Gesellschaft für Maritime Technik e.V.)
Logistik-Initiative Hamburg e.V.
EWMD (European Women’s Management Development International Network)

Education

  • 2006 Established and admitted as a lawyer, Hamburg
  • 2005 – 2006 Doctoral degree in contract and construction law
  • 2003 – 2005 Legal training with postings at the General Consulate in Cape Town, South Africa as well as large international law firms
  • 2003 Additional studies in commercial law
  • 1996 – 2002 Legal studies, Universities of Hamburg and Deusto, Bilbao, Spain
  • 1995 Abitur/A–Levels, King’s College, Somerset, England