Dr. Jan-Bertram A. Hillig

Lawyer (Germany), Solicitor (England & Wales) , Senior Associate

+49 30 203907-0

Location Berlin

Dr. Jan-Bertram A. Hillig

  • Lawyer, admitted to the Bar in 2007
  • Senior Associate


Practice Areas
  • Project development, in particular Construction, Architecture and Engineering
  • Plant construction, in particular FIDIC contracts
  • International trade and contract law
  • Dispute Resolution
Education and Professional Experience
  • Universities of Cologne, Lausanne (Switzerland), Reading (UK) and BBP Law School (UK)
  • Doctorate in law (Dr. jur.) in Cologne
  • Research Fellow and Lecturer (University of Reading, UK)
  • Guest lecturer on international construction law at the BBW University of Applied Science Berlin (Germany) and at UWE Bristol (UK)
  • Guest lecturer on international construction law and international private law at the Philipps-University Marburg
  • Guest lecturer on international private law and international sales law (CISG) at the MCI Innsbruck (Austria)
  • Worked with various major construction law firms, a boutique law firm for arbitration law and as in-house counsel in a mechanical engineering company
  • English, German, Spanish
  • Co-Chair of the Working Commission on International Construction Law of the German Lawyers‘ Association (DAV)
  • German Construction Law Association (ARGE Baurecht)
  • DIS (German Arbitration Institution)
  • Society of Construction Law (UK)
  • Hillig, Jan-Bertram: Grenzüberschreitende Bau- und Planerverträge, Kapitel in: Messerschmidt/Voit, Privates Baurecht, 3. Auflage 2018
  • Hillig, Jan-Bertram: Expertentipp: Die neuen FIDIC-Verträge – eine Übersicht. Online-Publikation auf der Webseite der ARGE Baurecht, 25.04.2018
  • Hillig, Jan-Bertram: German Construction Law. In: Studies in European Construction Law, Publikation der European Society of Construction Law (ESCL), herausgegeben von dem holländischen Institut für Baurecht (Instituut voor Bouwrecht), 2015
  • Hillig, Jan-Bertram: Discussion of ‘FIDIC’s Red Book 1999 edition: A Study Review’. Author’s reply to contribution of Peter M. Elliott. In: Procurement, Management and Law, 2011, 209.
  • Hillig, Jan-Bertram: Die Mängelhaftung des Bauunternehmers im deutschen und englischen Recht. Dissertation. Frankfurt: Peter Lang Verlag, 2010
  • Hillig, Jan-Bertram und Huhn, Martin: Construction Mediation in Germany. In: Mediation in the Construction Industry: An International Review. London: Tayler & Francis, 2010
  • Hughes, Will / Kwawu, Wisdom / Hillig, Jan-Bertram: Contracts and Incentives in the Construction Sector. In: Procuring Complex Performance. Studies of Innovation in Product-Service Management. Herausgegeben von Nigel Caldwell und Mickey Howard. Oxford: Routledge, 2010
  • Hillig, Jan-Bertram und Huhn, Martin: The Impact of the EU Mediation Directive on the German Construction Sector. In: ASCE Journal of Legal Affairs and Dispute Resolution, 2010, 162
  • Hillig, Jan-Bertram / Dan-Asabe, Dauda / Donyavi, Sohrab / Dursun, Onur / Thampuratty, Anjana: FIDIC’s Red Book 1999 edition: A Study Review. In: Procurement, Management and Law, 2010, 129
  • Raj, Shekar / Hillig, Jan-Bertram / Hughes, WIll: Responsiveness to Change by Standard-Form Contract Drafters – A Case Study of the FIDIC White Book. International Journal of Law in the Built Environment, 2009, Jahrgang 1(3), 205
  • Hillig, Jan-Bertram and Hughes, Will: Ownership Rights in Performance-Based Contracting: A Case Study of English Law. COBRA RICS Conference, Dublin, September 2008
  • Hoezen, Mieke and Hillig, Jan-Bertram: The Competitive Dialogue Procedure: Advantages, Disadvantages, and its Implementation into English and Dutch Law. COBRA RICS Conference, Dublin, September 2008
  • Hillig, Jan-Bertram and Hughes, WIll: The Future of Procurement. A look back to 2007. In: RICS Construction Journal, 2007, Heft 6, 22
  • Hillig, Jan-Bertram: The Contractor’s Quality Obligations: Different Concepts under English and German Contract Law. CIB World Construction Congress, Cape Town, Mai 2007
  • Hughes, Will / Yohannes, Iyassu / Hillig, Jan-Bertram: Incentives in Construction Contracts. CIB World Construction Congress, Cape Town, Mai 2007