Dr Jens Schefzig advises on IT and data protection law. He supports his clients in creating value from their data. Jens’ clients include leading international internet and industrial companies as well as start-ups.

Jens advises his clients on all issues regarding data protection, in particular compliance with data privacy laws, e. g., organisations, processes and guidelines. He also advises his clients on data analyses, data supply chains, rights in data and the access to data (big data, data trade and industry 4.0). Additionally, he also specialises in negotiations with data protection authorities as well as litigation on data privacy.

Furthermore, Jens helps his clients to realise innovative digital business models. In this context he drafts and negotiates comprehensive IT-contracts, in particular regarding cloud services.

Prior to joining Osborne Clarke’s Hamburg office in 2014, Jens has worked at Norton Rose Fulbright. In 2008 and 2009 he worked as a management consultant at McKinsey&Company where he gained extensive business knowledge. He is also the author of various essays and specialist articles on data protection law and regularly reports at meetings and conferences on data law topics.

Osborne Clarke was awarded JUVE law firm of the year for use of IT & Data Protection and Technology & Media in 2019.

naturalX Health Ventures

Osborne Clarke has advised naturalX Health Ventures, the venture capital arm of Schwabe Group, on its investment in a Series A funding round in nutritional supplement start-up mybacs, read more.


Osborne Clarke has advised BayWa AG on the sale of the NEXT Farming software division, which belongs to the BayWa subsidiary FarmFacts GmbH, to the global player AGCO, read more.

Fairmas Benchmarking

Osborne Clarke advises CoStar on acquisition of Fairmas Benchmarking, read more

VAMED Gesundheit

Osborne Clarke advises VAMED Gesundheit on acquisition of Chiemgau Health Centre


Osborne Clarke named "Law Firm of the Year Germany 2020", read more

Law Firm of the Year 2019 for IT & Data Protection & Technology

The journal JUVE has twice named the international legal practice Osborne Clarke as the Law Firm of the Year for 2019, read more

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