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)

"understands well business objectives" (4x)

"thinks entrepreneurially" (4x)

"predictable costs" (2x)

Matters handled by Dr. Thomas Helbing

Matter preview:
20 matters found (displaying 11 – 20)

Contract drafting and data protection advice for an IoT platform for the management of photovoltaic systems

Internet of Things (IoT)
Energy Portal
Renewable Energies
Photovoltaics (PV)
Renewable energy solutions provider
Energy and Utilities
Information Technology
Large (>1000 employees)
Germany
Data Protection Law
Information Technology Law / IT-Law
Contracts
Sole advising lawyer
2021
Germany
10 - 50 hours
Go to matter

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
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

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

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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