Michael M. Pachinger, CIPP/E, CIPP/E


SCWP Schindhelm


Dr. Michael M. Pachinger, CIPP/E, is attorney-at-law and partner with SCWP Schindhelm. With its international background (Studies in Linz, Strasbourg, Barcelona) Michael M Pachinger has been specialising in IP&IT, Data Protection and International Contract Law for more than 15 years. He advises companies and organisations in all relevant commercial law issues (national and international) and represents them as internationally qualified lawyer (listed with the bar associations of Austria, Paris and Valencia) with the relevant authorities.

His expertise comprises inter alia: 

Data Protection & Privacy:

Legal advice in the broad field of data protection, privacy and data securityAssisting companies in fulfilling the requirements of Data Protection ComplianceData Protection Management Systems as to GDPR in small, medium and large sized companiesImplementation of Data Due Diligences, legal assessment of data flows etcData Protection Impact Assessments & Data Protection AuditsLegal guidance of internationally acting companies (transnational data flows)Drafting Privacy Contracts (Joint Controller, Controller-Processor Agreements, Standard Contractual Clauses)


Contributions by Michael M. Pachinger, CIPP/E

  • Data Protection Agreements, Contractual Clauses & Accountability
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2022
  • Recent Decisions of the Austrian DPA, Drafting Privacy Contracts, (In)effectiveness of Consent in Contract Forms, Unfair Competition and GDPR
    Speaker at Virtual Austria KnowledgeNet: 17 February 2021
  • Two years of GDPR: Update in Privacy Law, Privacy Practice and Cybersecurity
    Speaker at Virtual Austria KnowledgeNet: 16 June 2020