Dr. Lennart Brüggemann

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Dr. Lennart Brüggemann


born 1986

Areas of expertise

  • Gambling law
  • Gambling tax law
  • Gaming and esports (in particular aspects of tax and gambling law)
  • Economic administrative law
  • Criminal law (in particular economic and fiscal criminal law)

Other activities


  • see publications on the German homepage

Speech and interviews

  • October 2023: Panel participant at the 8th Federal Gaming Congress on the topic of “Lootboxes and Responsible Gaming”.
  • September 2023: Lecture at the Bochum Talk on Gambling and Society on the topic of “The strangling tax”.
  • September 2023: Lecture at the 5th Conference of the Research Centre for eSport Law on the topic “eSport und Glücksspiel. Of gambling and gambling away – a snapshot”.
  • August 2023: Panelteilnehmer in der vom Behördenspiegel veranstalteten Online-Diskussionsrunde zum Thema „Lootboxen – Lösungswege zur Trennung zwischen Unterhaltung und Glücksspiel”
  • January 2023: Training on behalf of the Gesellschaft für Spielerschutz und Prävention mbH for operators and authorized representatives of betting agencies in Hamburg in accordance with HmbSportwSchuVO
  • June 2022: Speech at the Symposium “eSport, Sportwetten und Glücksspiel” in Vienna on the topic of “Skin Gambling in Deutschland – Eine glücksspielrechtliche Betrachtung”
  • May 2022: Speech together with Prof. Dr. Christian Jahndorf at the Conference “Virtuelle Gegenstände in Coumputerspielen – Recht, Ökonomie, Jugendschutz” on the topic of “Die Veräußerung von skins und items – Ein Fall für das Finanzamt”
  • March 2021: Speech at the 18th Symposium of the Gambling Research Center (University of Hohenheim) on “The Taxation of Online Gambling – Deficits and Reform Efforts”.
  • February 2021: Interview by JurCase on the contents of “Gambling law & eSports: relevance in exams, training opportunities, traineeship and more”. (Link to interview)
  • January 2021: Interview on the topic of “Betting in eSports” in the SPIEGEL podcast “Game Changer” (link to interview).
  • May 2019: Presentation at the Federal Gambling Congress in Berlin on the topic of “Betting as a source of tax revenue for states and municipalities”.

Professional career

  • Partner since 2024
  • With HLB Schumacher Hallermann since 2019
  • Attorney since 2019
  • Prosecutor (probationary judge), Dortmund prosecutor’s office 2017-2019
  • Legal clerkship at the Hamm Higher Regional Court district (Münster Regional Court) with phases at the tax office for fiscal offences and tax fraud investigation Münster, at the firm Flick Gocke Schaumburg in Bonn as well as the Higher Administrative Court of North Rhine-Westphalia 2014-2016
  • Research assistant at the institute of public law and politics (Prof. Dr. Fabian Wittreck) of the Westfälische Wilhelms Universität Münster 2012-2015
  • Research assistant at the chair of German and European public law (Prof. Dr. Hans D. Jarass LL.M.) of the Westfälische Wilhelms Universität Münster
  • Student assistant at the institute of tax law (Prof. Dr. Dieter Birk) of the Westfälische Wilhelms Universität Münster 2008-2011
  • Law studies at the Westfälische Wilhelms Universität Münster 2007 -2011

Voluntary activities

  • Voluntary fire brigade of the city of Münster since 2016
  • Football referee from 2001-2017, five years thereof in the German junior league and five years in the West regional league

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