Dr. Stefanie Hellmich, LL.M.

Dr. Stefanie Hellmich, LL.M.

Dr. Stefanie Hellmich, LL.M.

Frankfurt a.M.

T +49 69 27229 24118

Settori economici Information Tech & Telecommunications

Areas of practice

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 firmin 1998 and has remained with the firm ever since.

Honors and distinctions
  • Chambers FinTech Guide 2024: Ranking in "Legal", Band 4 (first ranking in 2021, "She is easy to work with, sticks to deadlines and is pragmatic in her approach.")
  • The Legal 500 Germany 2024: Award "Leading Name" in the category "Information Technology - Data Protection" (first award in 2022, first mention in 2021) as well as recommendation in the category "Banking and Finance Law - Fintech" (first mention in 2021, "Very knowledgeable and an expert in the FinTech sector. Always available, even though she is very busy.") and mention in "City Focus - Frankfurt" 
  • The Legal 500 Germany 2021: "Next Generation Name" award in the category "Information Technology - Data Protection"
  • Best Lawyers 2025: Recommendation in "Data Security and Privacy Law" (first recommendation in 2021) and "Information Technology Law"