Pinsent Masons

Pinsent Masons is a full-service international law firm. We respond to the pressures and opportunities facing businesses globally with legal excellence and innovation.

With office locations on four continents, wherever your commercial interests take you, we have the footprint and expertise to provide support. We recognise that giving a first class service goes beyond just legal excellence. A deep understanding of local cultural and commercial issues, and an innovative approach, underpins all of our advice. We understand the key political, economic, commercial and regulatory issues, helping to minimise risk and maximise opportunities. Pinsent Masons has many years’ experience working with international data privacy laws to assist clients in navigating the complex range of laws governing the use of personal information and, of equal importance, the range of approaches among regulators, courts and the individuals themselves.

We assist multi-national and multi-jurisdictional institutions with European and Global information and data activities of a number of major UK and overseas data controllers across a number of sectors - notably, financial services, life sciences, retail and public sector.


Pinsent Masons
Ottostrasse 21

Tel: +49 89 203043 500





Kirsten Wolgast

+49 89 203043 579

Kirsten specializes in IT law, data law and the legal aspects of cyber-attacks, with a special focus on disputes in the technology sector and strategic data protection advice. She advises and represents national and international companies in judicial and extrajudicial disputes as well as the design and introduction of new, digital business models, in which she provides comprehensive advice on compliance. Her work includes a wide range of data (protection) legal matters, in particular GDPR implementation projects, data agreements and cross-border data transfers. She also has extensive experience in advising and representing in IT and outsourcing projects, software audits, drafting software license agreements and cloud / SaaS agreements. Kirsten regularly gives lectures in her specialist field and is included in the list of "Germany's Best Lawyers 2020" by Handelsblatt.

What is the INPLP?

INPLP is a not-for-profit international network of qualified professionals providing expert counsel on legal and compliance issues relating to data privacy and associated matters. INPLP provides targeted and concise guidance, multi-jurisdictional views and practical information to address the ever-increasing and intensifying field of data protection challenges. INPLP fulfils its mission by sharing know-how, conducting joint research into data processing practices and engaging proactively in international cooperation in both the private and public sectors.