Dr Lina Boecker is a well experienced lawyer for information technology (IT) law and one of the few experts in the field of open-source-software (OSS) compliance. She advises a broad range of clients from software developers to international OEMs and public research institutions on all aspects of IT-law.

Lina’s focus is on advising clients in the Tech, Media and Comms sector and in the Automotive sector on all aspects of information technology law, inter alia, on services IT and open source software compliance.

With her profound expertise in tech-heavy venture capital transactions she is part of the VC team and covers the IT-related aspects of transactions in and around growth capital investments.

Lina was admitted to the bar in 2011. After having spent nine years (thereof more than five years as a partner) at a Berlin based boutique law firm for IT law, she joined Osborne Clarke as a partner in 2022.

Helping you succeed in tomorrow's world

The industrial Western world, in particular Europe, is undergoing fundamental changes, shifting focus to general capabilities and innovation in information technology. Almost every part of our economy is subject to some form of digitization. I seek pragmatic solutions for my clients to cope with the ever-growing legal implications of the increased presence of information technology in our economy.

Changes also come for the legal industry. Together with the team from OC Solutions I am developing IT-based tools making legal services for our clients more comprehensive, more efficient and more economic.  



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Smart Steel Technologies

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OSS compliance and legal tooling / Ongoing advisory on OSS-compliance and OSS compliance tools for a leading German industrial OEM

Large international network provider

Cloud Project / Advising through public tender process and implementation of a substantial cloud project for a large German telecommunications provider


OSS Project Implementation / Legal project management and advisory for federal ministry (Bundesministerium) as lead agency on a nationwide government OSS project

German Mittelstand

Advising various middle sized companies in all areas of information technology law