Practice Areas

  • State aid-compliant public financing and proceedings before the European Commission (pre-notification contacts, state aid notifications, competition complaints, investigation procedure) and before the courts focusing in particular on transport, infrastructure and public utilities
  • Complex public procurement procedures and large public financing projects, including representation in review proceedings
Education and Professional Experience
  • Lawyer at GSK Stockmann since 2018
  • Lawyer at major international law firms in Berlin and Hamburg from 2005 to 2018
  • Lecturer at the TU Berlin from 2011 to 2013
  • Admitted to practise law in Germany (2005)
  • Doctorate from the Universität Hamburg
  • Trainee lawyer with the Higher Regional Court Berlin
  • Studies at the University of Kiel and the Institut Catholique de Paris
  • English, French, German
  • Recommended lawyer in the field of “State Aid Law” and “Public Procurement Law” (The Legal 500 2021)
  • Ranking “Germany’s Best Lawyers 2020” in the area of “Public Law, Procurement and State Aid” (Handelsblatt and Best Lawyers in Germany)
  • Gniechwitz, Arne: Anmerkung zu EuGH, Urteil vom 21. Dezember 2016, C-51/15 Remondis/Region Hannover, in: EuZW 2017, S. 147 f.
  • Gniechwitz, Arne: Ziele und Grundlagen des Beihilfenrechts, in: Penter/Siefert Kompendium Krankenhaus Rechnungswesen, 2. Auflage 2015, Seiten 612-622
  • Gniechwitz, Arne und Jennert, C.: Kommentar zu § 118 GWB (a.F. Wirkung der sofortigen Beschwerde), in: Müller-Wrede (Hrsg.), Taschenkommentar Vergaberecht (2008)
  • Gniechwitz, Arne: Städtebaupläne in Frankreich: Eine rechtsvergleichende Untersuchung auf der Grundlage des reformierten französischen Städtebaurechts nach dem Gesetz der städtischen Solidarität und Erneuerung vom 13.12.2000 und dem Städte- und Wohnungsbaugesetz vom 02.07.2003 (Dissertation 2005)
  • Deal News
    11 November 2020

    New Silk Road: GSK Stockmann successfully represents Duisburger Hafen AG in review procedure concerning the new Duisburg Gateway Terminal

    GSK Stockmann has successfully represented Duisburger Hafen AG in a review procedure concerning the construction and operation of the planned Duisburg Gateway Terminal. The decisio...

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  • Law firm
    29 June 2020

    Germany's best lawyers 2020: 45 lawyers of GSK Stockmann recommended by Handelsblatt & Best Lawyers

    Best Lawyers and Handelsblatt have published "Germany's best lawyers" of the year. A total of 45 lawyers of our law firm are recommended as leading experts in their field in German...

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  • GSK Updates
    29 April 2020

    COVID-19: public financial support for airports under state aid law

    The public sector has the option to support German airports in the COVID-19 crisis as long as this is compliant with state aid law.

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