Christian Kuß, LL.M.

Christian Kuß, LL.M.

Christian Kuß, LL.M.


T +49 221 9937 25686

Industries Information Tech & Telecommunications

Areas of practice

Christian Kuß advises national and international clients on legal issues pertaining to digitalisation and information technology (IT) as well as copyright and data protection law. He specialises in advising clients on questions of law in connection with new technologies, such as artificial intelligence (AI), big data or the metaverse. His legal practice is further concentrated on drafting and negotiating IT contracts, dealing with licensing issues and handling (litigious) disputes in the context of IT projects. Christian Kuß further advises on data protection law and the data economy. In addition to dealing with questions regarding the legally secure use of data, his services also include verifying compliance with data protection law and advising on how to set up data protection compliance systems. Furthermore, he supports clients when dealing with data protection supervisory authorities or in connection with the assertion of data subjects’ rights.


Christian Kuß studied law with a focus on IT law at the Westfälische Wilhelms-University Münster (Germany) from 2002 to 2007 and subsequently obtained his LL.M. in Bristol (England). During his traineeship he worked inter alia in the field of intellectual property and information law of numerous large commercial law firms. From 2011 onwards, Christian Kuß worked in the IT department of an international law firm in Düsseldorf (Germany). He joined Luther in 2013.

Honors and distinctions
  • JUVE Guide 2023/2024: Award "Up-and-coming in IT Law and Data Protection" 
  • The Legal 500 Germany 2024: "Next Generation Name" award (first award in 2021) in the category "Information Technology - IT Transactions and Outsourcing" (first mention in 2016) and mentions in the categories "Data Protection" and "Information Technology and Digitalisation" (first recommendation in 2023, first mention in 2020, "Very pragmatic and goal-oriented advice that helps immediately; very good negotiation skills. "; "Michael Rath and Christian Kuß are absolute experts in their field and advised us perfectly in a large outsourcing project thanks to their extensive detailed and industry knowledge.") and mention in the category "Data protection".
  • 2022/2023: Recommended in "Data Protection Law (first recommended in 2019/2020) and "IT Law" (first recommended in 2021/2022)
  • Best Lawyers 2024: Award "Lawyer of the Year" in "Data Security and Privacy Law" 
  • Best Lawyers 2025: Recommended in "Information Technology Law" (first recommended in 2021) and "Data Security and Privacy Law" (first recommended in 2022)

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