Ulrich advises clients on drafting and negotiating of complex international IT project contracts (especially outsourcing) and assists technology clients on M&A transactions. He also advises on all other aspects of technology and licensing law, and has many years of experience in drafting and negotiating all types of IT contracts, including contracts for licensing, software development, maintenance, distribution, and projects, as well as IT-related general terms and conditions of business.
Ulrich is also a co-head of Osborne Clarke’s India group.
Ulrich’s clients include international technology companies and diverse industrial companies (with a focus on mechanical engineering). He also provides legal guidance to many German companies in relation to their involvement in India and is a legal representative of the German Mechanical and Plant Engineering Federation (VDMA).
According to “Wirtschaftswoche” (3/2012) Ulrich is one of the best lawyers for IT law in Germany. Chambers & Partners calls him one of the leading corporate M&A lawyers related to India.
Ulrich studied in Würzburg, Aberystwyth (UK), and Cologne. Ulrich completed a postgraduate law degree in 1997 at the George Washington University in Washington, DC. He began his career as a lawyer with PwC Legal in Frankfurt in 1999 and joined Osborne Clarke in 2004. He became a partner in 2006.
Ulrich is a guest lecturer (in IT law and M&A for technology companies) at the University of Cologne and the National Law School in Bangalore, India, and also teaches “M&A in India” at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management. Ulrich is the author of various articles.
Osborne Clarke was awarded JUVE law firm of the year for use of Information Technology in 2017.