Silvia C. Bauer

Silvia C. Bauer

Silvia C. Bauer


T +49 221 9937 25789

Settori economici Information Tech & Telecommunications

Areas of practice

Silvia C. Bauer specialises in assistance pertaining to data privacy. She conducts data privacy audits and advises national and international companies on the organisation of their data protection and the safeguarding of data protection compliance. Her field of activity comprises support regarding the implementation of the requirements of the European General Data Protection Regulation, the examination of the admissibility of data handling, outsourcing or implementation of cloud based IT-systems, the legitimacy of data transfer in international company groups, the drafting and negotiation of contracts and works agreement with regard to data privacy, the drafting of leaflets on data privacy or data privacy guidelines. Furthermore, Silvia C. Bauer acts as external Data Security Officer for various national and international companies and company groups, is Data Security Officer at Luther and is a guest lecturer at numerous events related to data protection and IT law. She regularly publishes articles regarding data protection issues in various journals.


After completing vocational training as a Business Administration Manager, Silvia C. Bauer spent three years at Hoechst AG in Frankfurt, Germany, as a Country Consultant. While working, she studied Economic Sciences at the University of Applied Sciences in Mainz, Germany She received her degree in law from the University of Frankfurt. She joined Luther’s predecessor firm in 2000.

Honors and distinctions
  • The Legal 500 Germany (2020): Mentioned in Information Technology - Data Protection
  • The Legal 500 (2018): Recommendation in the category "Information Technology and Outsourcing" (Data Protection)
  • (since 2017): regularly listed under "data protection law"
  • The Legal 500 Germany (since 2015): Listed under data protection: "Silvia Bauer is the key person here."