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Philip Kempermann, LL.M.

Philip Kempermann, LL.M.


Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek

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Philip Kempermann is a partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, a major German independent law firm with more than 300 lawyers and offices in Berlin, Brussels, Chemnitz, Cologne, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt am Main, Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart and Zurich. The law firm has a full-service approach including, in particular, construction, general corporate and commercial matters, M&A and international arbitration.

Philip Kempermann was admitted to the bar in 2006 and focusses on IT, data protection and media law. He is a member of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s IP, media and technology and antitrust practice groups. Philip Kempermann advises and represents several large national and international corporations with their IT operations and data protection matters. Additionally, Philip Kempermann assists start-ups with setting up their operations and refining their business models. Philip Kempermann has extensive experience with complex international IT projects assisting various companies with bringing such negotiations to a successful ending and supported his clients during ongoing project operations. Additionally, he regularly advises on software licensing, data protection questions concerning IT operations but also cross border data transfers and licensing of content for digital distribution.

Bar Admissions

Admitted to the Bar since 2006


Legal Trainee (Referendar) in Duesseldorf (2004 - 2006)
LL.M. in Legal Informatics (EULISP), University of Hannover and University of Lapland, Rovaniemi/Fi. (2003 - 2004)
Universities of Bayreuth and Mainz (1997 - 2003)
Areas of Practice
Professional Career

Professional Associations

  • International Bar Association
    Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht e.V.

Rejection of the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement: What do Companies Have to Consider Now?
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, January 2019

The Brexit Withdrawal Agreement negotiated between the European Union and the United Kingdom envisaged that during the United Kingdom's transitional period data protection legislation would have been treated in the same way as with the countries of the European Economic Area. This would have allowed a transfer of personal data from the European Union to the United Kingdom without additional measures to ensure adequate levels of data protection...

International Scope of the GDPR
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, November 2018

The large number of vague terms as well as provisions requiring interpretation in the GDPR create significant application issues for companies. However, it becomes even more of a challenge if companies not established in the EU want to review whether the GDPR is applicable to them. Generally speaking, the European legislator set themselves the goal of creating the most extensive territorial scope of the GDPR possible...

German Supervisory Authorities Publish a "Must List" for Data Protection Impact Assessment
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, August 2018

Article 35 GDPR requires companies to carry out a so-called data protection impact assessment if based on the nature, scope, context and purposes of the processing, the processing is likely to result in a high risk to the rights and freedoms of natural persons, Art. 35 (1) Sentence 1 GDPR. The company must then document the processing procedure, identify the risks to the rights and freedoms of the natural persons, and explain what remedial measures the company is taking...

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