Dr. Céline Helmschrot

Dr. Céline Helmschrot


Email [email protected]​hoganlovells.com

Phone +49 40 419 93 0

Fax +49 40 419 93 200

LanguagesGerman, English

Practice groupIntellectual Property, Media, and Technology

Dr. Céline Helmschrot advises you on data protection in strategic GDPR projects and GDPR compliance as well as on design and development of digital products and business models in the field of the digital business, life science, mobility and the retail sector. Moreover, she advises you on questions concerning employee data protection and represents you in proceedings before the data protection authorities.

Céline advises you on issues of European and national data privacy law, including data processing agreements, privacy policies, records of processing activities, website compliance and legal issues in the field of online marketing. Another focus of her work is advising on digital health products from a data protection perspective. Céline also advises on IT law issues, such as the drafting and negotiation of software and project contracts.

Céline Helmschrot studied law in Göttingen with a focus on IP and IT law. She worked for several years as a research and teaching assistant at the Institute for Economic and Media Law at the University of Göttingen and received a Ph.D. in 2018 for her dissertation in the fields of data protection law. During her doctoral thesis time she worked for an international law firm in Hamburg.

Education and admissions


Second State Exam in Law, High Regional Court of Braunschweig, 2019

Dr. iur., University of Göttingen, 2018

First State Exam in Law, University of Göttingen, 2013


German Association for law and infor-matics (DGRI e.V.)

Representative experience

Advice to German and international clients (consumer goods, media, technology) on requirements for direct marketing, e-commerce and tracking (websites, webshops and apps).

Advise and represent various clients (technology, media, consumer goods) in proceedings against data protection authorities on employee data protection issues.

Advising companies on employee data protection law related issues (including performance monitoring, fraud prevention tools, e-mail and Internet use by employees.

Advice to various clients (technology, automotive, diversified industrials, life sciences) on IT, data security and data protection law during transactions.

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