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Dr. Florian von Baum

Rechtsanwalt, Partner, Head of Munich office, Head of German TMT & Sourcing

About Florian

Florian is head of the TMT & Sourcing practice of Pinsent Masons in Germany. He specialises in advising German and international companies in the IT/software, telecommunications, automotive, biotech and life sciences sectors. He has represented companies in numerous technology transactions, including a wide range of outsourcing, development, cooperation and strategic alliance projects. He has been listed as frequently recommended lawyer in the area of IT law in the German legal directory JUVE Handbuch and in the Chambers and Partners legal directories for the practice area TMT for years, most recently in their respective 2015/2016 edition.


Partner at Pinsent Masons, since 2012; Head of Munich Office, since May 2016

Partner at a law firm which specialised in advising technology companies, Munich, 2007

Associate and Partner at a renowned US law firm in the Munich office, 2001

Associate at a German corporate law firm, 1996

Doctorate in law at the Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, 1997

Admitted as Rechtsanwalt, 1996

Studied law at the Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich and the Université de Lausanne (Switzerland)


  • Advising a German automobile manufacturer regarding an SAP implementation and integration project
  • Advising a German telecommunications provider in the carve-out and sale of various business units and networks
  • Advising a US service provider in respect of a business process outsourcing for a German customer
  • Advising a US-based software company in respect of a cloud project
  • Advising a supplier of sound systems on various projects with German automotive OEMs
  • Advising a German service provider on various outsourcing projects in the logistics sector
  • Advising various online and mobile platforms on issues regarding data protection and privacy

Publications/Speaking Engagements

Handbuch des Fachanwalts Informationstechnologierecht, Lehmann/Meents (eds.). Köln: Luchterhand, 2011. (Co-author)