Dr. Nikolai Wessendorf

Digital Business, IT/IP


Dr. Nikolai Wessendorf

Rosenheimer Platz 6

81669 München


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Dr. Nikolai Wessendorf joined Deloitte Legal as Counsel in 2019 and advises in the service line Digital Business on digitalization, data protection and the implementation of Legal Tech solutions.

Nikolai supports national and international companies, start-ups and emerging companies in digital transformation, the development of digital business models as well as data protection. In addition to his specialization in information technology and data protection law, Nikolai has several years of experience in legal project management and the establishment of legally relevant corporate structures for start-ups. One focus is advising on digital sales (in particular in the insurance sector), data-driven business models and Big Data.

Before joining Deloitte, Nikolai worked as a lawyer in a leading law firm in Munich, where his responsibilities included the establishment of a start-up and innovation hub.

He is fluent in German and English.

Chapter “Datenhoheit, Datenschutz und Urheberrechte”, BIM und Recht (Wolters Kluwer, September 2019);
Doctoral Thesis „Contracting Authorities and European Procurement Law“ (Duncker & Humblot, April 2018);
Commentary Art. 45-48 AEUV, Beck’scher Kurzkommentar EUV/AEUV (CH Beck, November 2016);
Commentary Article 45-48 TFEU, Commentary on the TEU/TFEU (2014 Hart Publishers);
Assistant Editor UN Charter Commentary (Oxford University Press, November 2012),
Editorial From Bilateralism to Community Interest - Essays in Honour of Bruno Simma’ (Oxford University Press, 2011).

Dr. Nikolai Wessendorf