Hartmut has more than 20 years of experience as a lawyer and in-house counsel, particularly in international contract law, quality risk management and IT law.
Hartmut is a partner in our Commercial practice, based in Hamburg.
With a particular focus on the Tech & Comms, Financial Services and Life Sciences sectors, his main areas of expertise are within drafting, negotiating and executing all types of contracts, in particular, complex framework agreements or technology projects including technological development and innovation projects, licences, IT and business process outsourcing (BPO). He also advises on contractual and regulatory issues in the areas of data protection / privacy (especially international traffic), IT security and digital media / services.
Before joining us in 2019, he was General Counsel for one of the Big 4 and was particularly involved as a partner in the areas of Consulting Quality & Risk Management, as well as local and international client contracting.
Hartmut has been admitted to the German Bar since 1994, and is a member of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) as well as the Swiss Lawyers Association.
He speaks German, English and French.