Industries Information Tech & Telecommunications
Dr Stefanie Hellmich provides legal counsel in copyright and competition law, data privacy law, and electronic business dealings. She also specialises in issues in IT and licensing law in the context of drafting contracts and agreements for distribution, outsourcing, cooperative agreements, maintenance, and support. She offers assistance during business transactions and provides legal advice to both providers and users in designing and revising IT contracts including complex ERP projects, ASP and outsourcing contracts, Shared Service and Service Level Agreements, distribution contracts, leasing contracts, and General Terms and Conditions. Dr Hellmich also advises on the implementation of the EBA Guidelines.
After finishing her degree at the University of Bielefeld, Germany, in 1994, Dr Stefanie Hellmich completed a Master de Derecho de la Unión Europea at the University of Carlos III, Madrid, Spain, in 1995 and was admitted to the bar in 1998. In the same year, she completed a secondment at Garrigues Andersen in Madrid. She joined Luther’s predecessor firm in 1998 and has remained with the firm ever since.
She is a member of the German Association of Law and Informatics (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Recht und Informatik e.V. – DGRI), a co-author of the data protection law commentary Taeger/Gabel, DSGVO BDSG, and frequently publishes articles and gives lectures on topics related to IT and data protection law, for example, on mobile payment systems, usage of AI, data analytics and Big Data in the financial industry, outsourcing in the banking sector, and the implementation of the requirements stipulated in the EU General Data Protection Regulation and the proposed ePrivacy Regulation.