Bernt Elsner leads the Austrian team for EU competition law, public procurement law and public law. He is head of the global CMS PAG public procurement and member of the managing team of the global CMS PAG competition and EU. Bernt studied law at the University of Vienna and business administration at the Economic University of Vienna. He was law clerk at the Austrian Constitutional Court and has over 19 years of experience as an attorney in Vienna and Brussels. Bernt has authored six books on public procurement, numerous articles and is co-editor of a leading journal on public procurement law, Public Procurement Law Review. He is a well-known expert with specific experience on cross-border merger control matters, anticompetitive behaviour in tender procedures and antitrust compliance.