Senior Legal Associate
Attorney at Law*, LL.M.

Caroline Gaul

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

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Profile

Caroline Gaul advises national and international companies in the area of technology, IT and data law. Her main areas of practice include data protection compliance under the Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO) and Swiss law, advising on IT contract law and assisting in contract negotiations, as well as supporting cloud and other outsourcing projects. 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.

Caroline 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 Gaul is a member of the board of the German Society for Law and Information Technology (DGRI) and on the organising committee of the Swiss IT Lawyers' Day. In addition, Caroline Gaul regularly publishes and speaks on topics in the field of tech, data and digitalisation and provides an overview of current topics in a podcast.

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.

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Education

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)

Languages

German, English

Work Experience

since 2022 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

Memberships

  • Mitglied des Vorstands der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Recht und Informatik (DGRI)
  • Mitglied des Organisationskomitees des Schweizer IT-Juristinnen Tag
  • Zürcher Anwaltsverband (ZAV)
  • Institut für Gewerblichen Rechtsschutz (INGRES)
  • Deutsche Vereinigung für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht (GRUR)