Focusing on IT and tech law, I advise domestic and international corporations on all aspects of digitalisation from our Frankfurt office.

As a member of our Commercial Group, I support our clients in all forms of IT-related contract design. This includes drafting, amendment and negotiation of contracts, the support of corporate transactions (M&A), as well as consulting on licensing issues and disputes. The legal assistance I give to my clients mainly covers data-driven business models such as Cloud, Big Data, AI and Open Source solutions.

Within IT contract law, one of my focuses is on regulated and unregulated outsourcing. I support regulated outsourcing primarily for banks and other financial service providers and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements – such as MaRisk, BAIT or EBA guidelines.

Furthermore, I advise in all matters of data protection law, no matter whether they relate to the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) or to industry-specific laws with special data protection provisions. For instance, I support our clients in structuring innovative tech products prior to market launch to be compliant with European data protection legislation.

Before joining Bird & Bird, I worked in the corporate, M&A and private equity division of a large law firm in Frankfurt.

Education
  • Studies of law with a focus on commercial law at the University of Mannheim; teaching and working as a research assistant thereafter
  • Legal traineeship with stages in Mannheim, Speyer, Leipzig, Frankfurt and in Tokyo – the latter funded by a scholarship of the Robert Bosch Foundation
Admissions
  • Admitted to the German Bar (Bar association Frankfurt am Main) as Rechtsanwalt (attorney-at-law)