Georg Thomas, LL.M. (University of Glasgow)


+ 49 211 600 55-166 + 49 211 600 55-160

German, English
Consulting focuses
  • Data Protection Law
  • Information Technology (IT)
  • Internet Law
  • Cyber Security


  • Admitted to the bar since 2024
  • Education and former activities
  • Specialist lawyer course in information technology law 2024
  • Research assistant at HEUKING in IT and data protection law 2023
  • Higher Regional Court Düsseldorf, legal clerkship with stations at the Administrative Court Düsseldorf, Gleiss Lutz PartmbB and the Research Services of the German Parliament in Berlin 2021-2023
  • Research assistant at Gleiss Lutz PartmbB in the Dispute Resolution department 2020-2021
  • LL.M. (Intellectual Property & the Digital Economy) at the University of Glasgow, Scotland 2019-2020
  • Research assistant in the International Legal Studies (FFA) at the University of Trier 2013-2015
  • Specialized foreign language training in Anglo-American law 2011-2013
  • Law Studies at the University of Trier 2011-2018

Professional career

Georg Thomas is a lawyer in Düsseldorf. He advises national and international clients, in particular from technology-related industries, on all areas of IT and data protection law. In 2020, he obtained an LL.M. from the University of Glasgow with a focus on the digital economy. Georg Thomas worked as a research assistant and trainee lawyer at a leading commercial law firm in Düsseldorf and at the Scientific Services of the German Bundestag in Berlin.
He has contributed to several publications, including on data protection issues.


  • International Bar Association (IBA)



EuGH stärkt die Stellung des Datenschutzbeauftragten
WPg 2024, p. 115,
together with Dr. Philip Kempermann, LL.M.


Der EuGH und Meta-Anwendung und Reichweite von datenschutzrechtlichen Bestimmungen in der Prüfung von nationalen Wettbewerbsbehörden
Der Betrieb, Issue 38, September 18, 2023, pp. 2227-2231,
together with Dr. Philip Kempermann, LL.M.
Einzelfragen zu „Racial Profiling“ und zur Ausländerkriminalität
Jahrbuch Öffentliche Sicherheit 2022/23, p. 449 ff., together with Hanno Menke, Davy Wang

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