About

IT & Privacy Lawyer (Imprint of my law firm) and founder of matterius.

Work Experience

  • Senior Associate at Hogan Lovells in Munich in the practice area „Technology, Media & Telecommunications“
  • Head of Compliance Data Protection at the truck manufacturer MAN (today part of Volkswagen), responsible for the global data protection programme 
  • Since 2009 lawyer in solo practice

Education

  • two state exams "with honors" (each with two-digit points)
  • Ph.D. in telecommunications law 

Recognitions

  • Handelsblatt - named in "Germany's Best Lawyers" for Data Protection Law and IT-Law in the years 2020 and 2021
  • Kanzleimonitor -  listed number 1 in "Leading Lawyers for IT Law" and number 2 in "Leading Lawyers for Data Protection", each for the years 2021/22 

Selected Publications

Client Voices

"excellent legal knowledge" (6x)

"goal-oriented approach" (6x)

"pragmatic and practical " (5x)

"thinks entrepreneurially" (4x)

"understands well business objectives" (4x)

"predictable costs" (2x)

Matters handled by Dr. Thomas Helbing

Matter preview:
19 matters found (displaying 11 – 19)

Advising a provider of a social intranet solution including employee app on contracts and data protection

Cloud Computing / SaaS
Enterprise Social Network
Social Intranet
Employee App
Social Intranet Anbieter
Information Technology
Small (10-100 employees)
Germany
Data Protection Law
Information Technology Law / IT-Law
Contracts
Sole advising lawyer
2020
Germany
10 - 50 hours
Go to matter

Contract negotiation for international IT provider with automotive clients on complex IT outsourcing contracts

IT-Outsourcing
SCRUM
Development Operations (DevOps)
Agile Software Development
Leading global technology consultancy
Automotive
Information Technology
Large (>1000 employees)
Information Technology Law / IT-Law
Sole advising lawyer
2019
Germany
50 - 500 Mio. EUR
251 - 1000 hours
Kunden in der Automobilwirtschaft
Go to matter

Ongoing advice of a leading international provider of employee surveys on contract matters and data protection

Software as a Service (SaaS)
Anonymization
Employee Survey
Employee Feedback
Employee survey provider
Information Technology
Services
Medium (100-1000 employees)
Data Protection Law
Information Technology Law / IT-Law
Advice
Sole advising lawyer
2022
Germany
500.000 - 5 Mio. EUR
51 - 250 hours
Go to matter

Advising an operator of a global B2B logistics platform on data protection

Cloud Computing / SaaS
Data Analytics
Plattform-Business
Data Protection Policy
Data Protection Notice
International Data Transfer
Location Data
Logistics
B2B logistics platform operator
Information Technology
Transportation and Logistics
Small (10-100 employees)
Germany
Data Protection Law
Information Technology Law / IT-Law
Advice
Sole advising lawyer
2022
Germany
51 - 250 hours
Go to matter
SaaS provider in the energy industry
Energy and Utilities
Information Technology
Small (10-100 employees)
Germany
Data Protection Law
Information Technology Law / IT-Law
Advice
Sole advising lawyer
2022
Germany
500.000 - 5 Mio. EUR
51 - 250 hours
Go to matter

Ongoing advice to a bank service provider on data protection, including scoring and use of payment transaction data

CRR-VO
MaRisk
Scoring
Account Transactions
German Banking Act (KWG)
Payment Transaction Data
Service provider for banks
Financial (Banking & Insurance)
Information Technology
Germany
Data Protection Law
Advice
2022
Germany
5 - 50 Mio. EUR
51 - 250 hours
Go to matter

Ongoing data protection advice to an international industrial services provider

eLearning
M&A
Data Subject Rights
Data Protection Training
Internal Investigations
International industrial services provider
Chemicals
Pharma
Mining, Oil & Gas
Large (>1000 employees)
Data Protection Law
Advice
Sole advising lawyer
2022
Germany
51 - 250 hours
Go to matter
Provider of a Connected Car Platform
Automotive
Information Technology
Small (10-100 employees)
Germany
Data Protection Law
Information Technology Law / IT-Law
Advice
2021
Germany
51 - 250 hours
Go to matter
Robo-Advisor / Digital Asset Manager
Financial (Banking & Insurance)
Information Technology
Small (10-100 employees)
Germany
Data Protection Law
Advice
2022
Germany
51 - 250 hours
Go to matter
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