Dr. Volker Wodianka, LL.M. (Strathclyde)
Rechtsanwalt, Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/E, CIPM, GDDcert.)
Personal statement
“Privacy counts. So do innovation and digital strategy.”

For our clients, data protection compliance, support for data protection organizations, and the protection of digital business models in Big Data and IoT are key expectations placed on our advisory service. In addition, we offer innovative approaches and added value when developing the scope for action in handling personal data with the main focus on the EU General Data Protection Regulation.

Dr. Volker Wodianka specializes in data protection law and advises on complex process launches in corporate groups, conceptual and operational support of data protection projects in IT & Digital Business, life sciences & healthcare, as well as in industry and start-ups. In international data protection, he is an expert for the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation as well as the requirements of cross-border data traffic (Privacy Shield, EU standard contract clauses). As a lecturer at a university and in-house seminars, he offers best practice recommendations in the trend topics of cloud computing and Internet of Things (IoT).



Data Protection / Privacy Law IT & Digital Business IT & Digital Business Life Sciences & Healthcare Banking & Finance Special: Medical Cannabis

Other activities  

Lecturer at Quadriga University of Applied Sciences Berlin and at FFD Forum für Datenschutz

Member of

  • Hamburgischer Anwaltverein e.V. (HAV)
  • Gesellschaft für Datenschutz und Datensicherheit (GDD) e.V.
  • Hamburger Datenschutzgesellschaft e.V.
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
  • Berufsverband der Datenschutzbeauftragten Deutschlands (BvD) e.V.

Awards / Recommendations

Handelsblatt in cooperation with Best Lawyers 2019

The Best Lawyers in Germany

Recommended lawyer in the category “Data Security and Privacy Law”

Handelsblatt in cooperation with Best Lawyers 2018

Germany’s Best Lawyers
Recommended lawyer in the category “Data Protection and Privacy Law”

The Legal 500: Germany 2018

Recommended lawyer in the category “IT and Outsourcing – Data Protection”

JUVE Handbook: German Commercial Law Firms 2017/2018

Named lawyer in the category “Media, Technology and Communications: Information Technology Contracts/Litigation”

Focus topics