Bernt Elsner leads the CMS RRH team for EU competition law, public procurement law and public law. He is head of the global CMS practice group for public procurement, and a member of the managing board of the global CMS practice group for competition and EU. Bernt studied law at the University of Vienna and business administration at the Economic University of Vienna. He was a law clerk at the Austrian Constitutional Court and has over 20 years of experience as an attorney in Vienna and Brussels. Bernt has authored numerous books and articles. He is a well-known expert with specific experience on competitive tender procedures and privatisations.