Legal Partner
Attorney at Law, LL.M.

Caroline Gaul

Making the most of digitization opportunities: Your expert in tech, artificial intelligence, data and platform economy.

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Caroline Gaul advises national and international companies in the area of technology, IT and data law. Her main areas of practice include advising on IT contract law and assisting in contract negotiations, data protection compliance under the Data Protection Regulation of the EU (GDPR) and under Swiss law, as well as supporting projects in connection with artificial intelligence. A particular focus of her work is on the design of data-based, digital business models and platform solutions as well as their ongoing advice.

She has been advising on Swiss law since 2015 and also has many years of professional experience as a German lawyer in a larger commercial law firm in Frankfurt am Main. She acquired in-depth industry knowledge in the IT sector through several in-house secondments at a global software group.

Caroline is deputy chairman of the German Society for Law and Information Technology (DGRI), co-founder and co-president of the Swiss Women in IT Law Association. In addition, Caroline Gaul regularly publishes and speaks on topics in the field of tech, artificial intelligence, data and digitalization. Among other things, she is co-author regarding the data protection provisions of the Anti-Money Laundering Act for the Basel Commentary and contributed to the first non-profit open access commentary on data protection law in Switzerland (soon to be published).

Caroline Gaul is a member of the Frankfurt Bar Association and, pursuant to Art. 28 BGFA, is registered on the public list of nationals of Member States of the EU or EFTA who are permanently permitted to be parties before judicial authorities in Switzerland under their original professional title.


2006 Legal clerkship in Frankfurt am Main (second state law examination)
2003 - 2004 Capital University Law School, Columbus (LL.M.)
2003 University of Passau (First State Examination in Law)


German, English

Work Experience

since 2023 Legal Partner at MME
2022 - 2023 Senior Legal Associate at MME
2019 - 2021 Senior Associate at a major Swiss commercial law firm in Zurich
2015 - 2019 Senior Associate at a major international commercial law firm in Zurich
2006 - 2015 Partner in a major German commercial law firm in Frankfurt am Main



  • Deputy Chairman of the German Society for Law and Information Technology (DGRI)
  • Co-President of the Swiss IT Lawyers' Day
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)