Ulrich Baumgartner, CIPP/E


Allen & Overy

Regional Leader, DACH, IAPP

Ulrich Baumgartner heads the German Data Protection Practice as partner from Allen & Overy’s Munich office. He has been providing clients with specialist advice on German and European data protection law, as well as cloud-related and IT law, for more than 16 years. The Handelsblatt Research Institute and German periodical WirtschaftsWoche recently named him as one of the most esteemed data protection lawyers in Germany, with German law magazine JUVE describing him as an “extremely in-demand adviser” in early 2020. In the latest survey of more than 800 in house lawyers conducted by the Federal Association of In House Lawyers (Bundesverband der Unternehmensjuristen; BUJ) in the context of its "Law Firm Monitor" (“Kanzleimonitor”), Ulrich Baumgartner ranked among the top three most frequently recommended experts for data protection law. Having completed numerous long-term assignments in the legal departments of various clients, he also understands in-house perspective. Ulrich Baumgartner advises companies not only in respect of GDPR compliance, but also supports them in using data to generate profit and to implement data-driven business models in a legally compliant manner. He also has many years of experience in working with data protection authorities and defending his clients in investigative and administrative fine proceedings. Ulrich Baumgartner frequently publishes on the latest issues concerning data-protection law and holds regular presentations within the framework of the BUJ's "Digital Legal Counsel" course, at the C.H.Beck Akademie and at numerous other events. He is author of the first comprehensive handbook on legal questions relating to mobile apps, and co-author of various reference volumes on data protection law, including the leading German commentary on the GDPR edited by Ehmann/Selmayr. As Country Leader of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), he manages their activities in Germany. Ulrich Baumgartner is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP-EU/GDPR) and conducts CIPP/E certification training sessions on behalf of IAPP.


Contributions by Ulrich Baumgartner

  • Kennen Sie Ihre Aufsichtsbehörden?
    Moderator at IAPP Data Protection Intensive: Deutschland 2020
  • Virtual Switzerland KnowledgeNet: 27 April 2020
    Speaker at Virtual Switzerland KnowledgeNet: 27 April 2020
  • Notes from the IAPP Europe, 24 April 2020
    Europe Data Protection Digest
  • Privacy and Data Protection Law Forum - SOLD OUT
    Forum Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2019
  • Accomodating Data Subjects When They Exercise Their Rights
    Speaker at IAPP Data Protection Intensive: Deutschland 2019
  • Munich KnowledgeNet: 10 July 2019
    Speaker at Munich KnowledgeNet: 10 July 2019
  • Betroffenen Personen zu ihrem Recht verhelfen
    Speaker at IAPP Data Protection Intensive: Deutschland 2018
  • Data Mapping, Inventory and Record-Keeping: Lessons Learned
    Speaker at IAPP Data Protection Intensive: Deutschland 2018
  • GDPR Questionnaire of Bavarian DPA: How to Prepare for May 2018
    Speaker at Munich KnowledgeNet: 25 September 2017
  • IAPP Global Update and HR Data Processing Under the GDPR – How Companies Need to Prepare
    Speaker at Munich KnowledgeNet: 31 May 2017
  • GDPR – What You Need To Know To Prepare
    Speaker at San Francisco Bay Area KnowledgeNet: March 7, 2017
  • Member of European Advisory Board 2017 - 2018
  • Drafting the Contract: A Practical Guide
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2016
  • GDPR from the Business Perspective
    Speaker at Munich KnowledgeNet: 13 September 2016
  • Drafting the Contract: Controller or Processor and Other Contractual Challenges
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2015
  • Data Driven Online Advertising and Privacy Law
    Speaker at Munich, Germany KnowledgeNet: July 09, 2015
  • Germany: Class-Actions in Privacy Law Enforcement Ahead?
    Privacy Tracker