Dr. Oliver Hornung
Partner
Rechtsanwalt
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Why do you work at SKW Schwarz?

Excellent. Innovative. Service-oriented. This is what SKW Schwarz stands for when it comes to the future legal issues of digital transformation.

Dr. Oliver Hornung advises national and international IT service providers and users in the legal structuring and negotiation of IT, project, and outsourcing contracts, as well as in matters of copyright and licensing. He is also regularly involved in distressed projects (dispute management) and advises clients in conciliation and arbitration proceedings and, where necessary, in litigation.

Due to his industry focus on digital business, Dr. Oliver Hornung advises his clients on all legal matters dealing with cloud computing, Big Data, Industry 4.0, and FinTech.

Another focus of his practice is data protection and IT compliance. Dr. Oliver Hornung advises cloud providers and users in developing national and international data protection concepts and on IT compliance. He currently advises on numerous projects to implement the EU General Data Protection Regulation.

Finally, Dr. Oliver Hornung advises start-ups on all questions relating to IT law and data protection law. In addition to his extensive practical work, Dr. Oliver Hornung is also a frequently requested lecturer in IT law and data protection law.

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IT & Digital Business Data Protection / Privacy Law IT & Digital Business Banking & Finance Trade and Logistics

Awards / Recommendations

JUVE Handbook: German Commercial Law Firms 2019/2020

Frequently recommended lawyer in the category “Technology and Media: Information Technology (Contracts/Litigation)”

Client about him: “excellent interaction, professionally and in terms of services”

WirtschaftsWoche: Top law firms 2019

Nationwide among the 35 specially recommended lawyers for data protection law

Handelsblatt in cooperation with Best Lawyers 2019

The Best Lawyers in Germany

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

JUVE Handbook: German Commercial Law Firms 2018/2019

Frequently recommended lawyer in the category “Technology and Media: Information Technology (Contracts/Litigation)”

Quote of client about him: “Expert for digital business and data protection”

WirtschaftsWoche: Top Kanzleien 2018

Recommended as one of “Germany’s Top Lawyers for IT Law”

The Legal 500: Germany 2018

Recommended lawyer in the category “Dispute Resolution: Commercial Litigation”

“Highly efficient”

The Legal 500: Germany 2017

Recommended lawyer in the category “Information Technology and Outsourcing: Information Technology (including contracts)”

“Member of the emerging new Generation”

JUVE Handbook: German Commercial Law Firms 2017/2018

Frequently recommended lawyer in the category “Media, Technology and Communication: Information Technology (Contracts/Litigation)”

JUVE Handbook: German Commercial Law Firms 2017/2018

Frequently recommended lawyer in the Frankfurt region

Quote of client about him: “High level of responsiveness and pragmatic Solutions”

JUVE Handbook: German Commercial Law Firms 2015/2016

Frequently recommended lawyer in the category “IT Law”

“Impressive legal expertise and specific understanding of economic Details”

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