At the age of 15, I used a 300 baud acoustic coupler to connect to a mailbox in the USA. I had to use my pocket money of several months to receive a few lines of text from overseas. What remained was the fascination for the internet. It is a lot of fun to work in a legal field that is constantly changing.
Nikolaus Bertermann has been a lawyer for a Europe-wide leading internet service provider for ten years and can therefore rely on in-depth technical expertise, a sound knowledge of the IT industry, and many years of experience as a company lawyer.
He provides comprehensive advice on all forms of classic and agile software creation and IT project contracts, the use and adaptation of open source software, and cloud computing within and outside the EU.
Mr. Bertermann conducts data protection audits, advises companies on the legally compliant design of data processing procedures within and outside corporate structures, and accompanies clients in projects to implement the requirements of the EU General Data Protection Regulation. He commented on the central provisions of the GDPR for publishing house C.H.Beck.
Studies: Berlin, Kiel
Awards & Recognitions
The Legal 500: Germany 2020
Recommended Lawyer in the category “Information technology – Data protection”
Handelsblatt in cooperation with Best Lawyers: Germany's best lawyers 2020-2023
Recommended lawyer in the category "IT Law"
Recommended lawyer in the category "Data protection law"
WirtschaftsWoche: Top law firms 2019
Nationwide among the 35 specially recommended lawyers for data protection law
Nikolaus Bertermann is member of BvD – Berufsverband der Datenschutzbeauftragten Deutschlands e.V. and Arbeitsgemeinschaft IT-Recht im DAV (davit).
Founder and General Manager of daspro GmbH, a consulting firm for data protection and Co-founder of Fachanwaltstag IT-Recht e.V. in Munich and Berlin.