Axel is a specialist lawyer for information technology law. He heads up the Technology, Media & Telecoms practice group and coordinates Taylor Wessing's international US Group for Germany.
With his considerable years of experience and outstanding expertise, he routinely guides clients from the technology sector through complex international transactions, contract drafting and regulatory issues. Axel is an accomplished data protection and GDPR expert. He supports corporate groups with the transformation to digital and global business models and also conducts negotiations with the responsible regulatory authorities.
|Since 2002||Partner, Taylor Wessing|
|1999 – 2002||Associate, Taylor Wessing|
|1997 – 1998||Doctoral degree, Georg–August Universität Göttingen|
|1994 – 1997||Legal clerkship, Schleswig–Holstein, South Africa|
|1999||Established as a lawyer, Düsseldorf|
|1997||Doctoral degree on the theme of contractual nature conservation in administrative practice, Georg–August Universität, Göttingen|
|1997||Admitted as a lawyer, Niedersachsen|
|1997||Second state examination, Hamburg|
|1994||LL.M., London School of Economics, London|
|1993||First state examination, Munich|
|Bundesverband Informationswirtschaft, Telekommunikation und neue Medien e.V. (BITKOM)
Bundesverband Digitale Wirtschaft (BVDW) e.V.
TeleTrusT – Bundesverband IT–Sicherheit e.V.
American Chamber of Commerce in Germany e. V.