Thomas is a specialist lawyer in the field of information technology law. He advises national and international companies on all legal questions relating to information technologies. With his expertise, he particularly coordinates digitisation projects and the implementation of innovative technologies. In this respect, he is an expert for the implementation of the provisions of the European General Data Protection Regulation as well as of area-specific requirements of data protection law with a focus on automotive and mobility and regulated industries such as healthcare and insurance.

In addition, Thomas has extensive experience in advising clients on data breach incidents, cyber attacks, and (data protection) supervisory procedures. He is a member, inter alia, of the German Association of Law and Informatics (DGRI), is active in Germany’s digital association BITKOM and in the German Association for the Digital Economy (BVDW), and is co-chair of an iapp Chapter. He regularly holds seminars and lectures and shares his knowledge as an associate lecturer at the Frankfurt School. 

Thomas is local managing director of Taylor Wessing's Frankfurt office.

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Autotech & mobility

Publications: RAW Journal

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Interface - Onwards and upwards – EU and UK developments in automated and autonomous mobility

Autonomous driving and data protection – what do vehicle manufacturers need to know?

Thomas Kahl and Dajin Lie look at processing personal data in connection with automated and autonomous vehicles.

3 June 2024

by Thomas Kahl and Dajin Lie

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Data & cyber

Regional Scheme: A Better Way to Export Data from China?

7 March 2024
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by Dr. Michael Tan and Thomas Kahl

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Global Data Hub

The Digital Operational Resilience Act – a new legal IT security framework for the financial industry

Thomas Kahl looks at incoming security obligations for the financial industry under DORA.

18 September 2023

by Thomas Kahl

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Interface - IoT - next gen

Mobility is going digital – what connected vehicle manufacturers need to think about in 2023

Thomas Kahl looks at key legal issues for connected mobility manufacturers and related businesses from a German law perspective.

6 February 2023

by Thomas Kahl

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