Rechtsanwalt Hendrik WesthelleRechtsanwalt Avv. Westhelle LL.M.


Beginning his legal studies at the University of Freiburg he graduated in law at the University of Cologne. He obtained a postgraduate specialisation in European and Italian Law at Turin University and the World Intellectual Property organization (WIPO), Geneva (LL.M. - intellectual property – the final paper, written together with Maja Bogataj, gained the Microsoft price for the best non-software-related paper). After his graduation in law he accomplished his legal practise preparation in Cologne and Turin and was afterwards admitted in April 2003 to the Cologne and in October 2003 to the Turin bar.

He practised with the law-firm Lexjus - Bortolotti&Mathis in Turin and the Cologne law-firm CorneliusBartenbachHaesemann&Partner, developing and obtaining a significant knowledge in the field of international commercial law, corporate law, and intellectual property rights.

He is member of the German-Italian lawyers association “Verein für den Gedankenaustausch deutsch-italienischer Juristen”

Languages: German, Italian and English.