Dr. Ulrich Wuermeling is a counsel in the London and Frankfurt offices. His main area of expertise is European privacy law and his clients predominantly operate in the finance, technology, marketing, life sciences, and media sectors. He is advising clients on data protection compliance requirements and transactional matters as well as representing them in data protection disputes with regulatory authorities and in court proceedings.
Leading German and international legal directories consistently recognize his vast experience and expertise in the sector of data protection, among others, JUVE 2019/2020, Chambers Europe Germany 2020, Handelsblatt Best Lawyers 2019, The Legal 500 Deutschland 2020. Who’s Who Legal lists him continuously and adds “Ulrich Wuermeling is endorsed as ‘a high-calibre data protection lawyer’ who impresses market commentators with his ‘top-quality’ compliance and transactional advice.”
Mr. Wuermeling teaches privacy law as a visiting professor at Queen Mary University London. He chairs Euroforum’s annual German and European Data Protection Conference in Berlin and regularly speaks and publishes on data protection matters. He also acts as co-editor of the Latham & Watkins’ Global Privacy & Security Compliance Law Blog, which discusses a wide range of legal developments and controversies involving data protection, privacy issues and practices, trans-border data transfers, data and system security terms, as well as breaches across numerous industry sectors.