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Dr. Simon J. Heetkamp

Mediator (Hochschule Darmstadt)
Senior Associate

Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH
Anna-Schneider-Steig 22
50678 Cologne

Phone +49 221 9937 25050
Fax +49 221 9937 110

Languages: German, English
Curriculum vitae

Simon Heetkamp studied law at the University of Münster (Germany), completing at the same time a two-year supplementary course of study in Anglo-American law and legal English. Whilst at university, he additionally spent a semester studying at Bilkent University in Ankara (Turkey) via the Erasmus programme. As part of his legal training, he worked for the German Embassy in Den Haag (Netherlands), a law firm in Tokyo (Japan), and an international business law firm, amongst others. Simon Heetkamp did his doctorate at EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht and at the University of Osnabrück (Germany), with a thesis on the topic of online dispute resolution in cross-border consumer disputes. Alongside working on his doctorate, for which he received a scholarship from the German Academic Scholarship Foundation, he successfully completed a training course to become a mediator. Simon Heetkamp joined Luther in 2015.

Areas of Practice

Simon Heetkamp primarily advises on all matters pertaining to business, commercial and distribution law and dispute resolution, in and out of court.

  • Vertretung eines Energieversorgers in einem gerichtlichen Verfahren zur Abwehr von geltend gemachten Rückzahlungsansprüchen einer landeseigenen Gesellschaft
  • Begleitung gerichtlicher Verfahren bzgl. der Rückforderung von Bearbeitungsentgelten
  • Außergerichtliche Vertretung einer Kapitalverwaltungsgesellschaft bei Verhandlungen mit einem Bankenkonsortium zur vorfälligen Auflösung eines Darlehensvertrags mit einer Restvaluta in Höhe von 150 Mio. EUR