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Dr. Thomas Kehr

Lawyer, Managing Director

Dr. Kehr (born in 1983) passed his first state law exam in 2007 after studying for 8 semesters at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen (Elective subject: Corporate Law with Prof. Dr. Spindler). He passed his second state law exam in 2010 at the Higher Regional Court in Coblenz majoring in corporate law.

During the period from June 2010 to June 2012, Dr. Kehr worked as a research assistant at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (formerly The University of Karlsruhe), Institute for Information and Business Law, Department of Data Protection Law, for Prof. Dr. Spiecker née Döhmann, LL.M.  

Dr. Kehr obtained his doctorate at the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg on the subject of data protection law "Datei Gewalttäter Sport - Eine Untersuchung der Rechtsgrundlagen des BKAGs unter besonderer Berücksichtigung datenschutzrechtlicher und verfassungsrechtlicher Aspekte" ("Violent offenders in sport file - an examination of the legal basis of the BKAG with special consideration of data protection law and constitutional law"), published by Nomos Verlag, Nomos Schriftenreihe Frankfurter Studien zur Datenschutz (Nomos publication series concerning Frankfurt studies on data privacy), Vol. 42, 2015:

From March 2013 to March 2016 he worked as a lawyer at Flick Gocke Schaumburg, with focusses on corporate law, compliance and data protection law.

He joined DORNBACH GMBH law firm as a lawyer in April 2016.

Here, he works as an external data protection officer for a reputable industrial company, and regularly gives lectures at various companies on the subject of data protection law.


  • Corporate law (corporate liability, corporate governance, M & A, conversion law)
  • Compliance (corporate fines, anti-corruption, tax law)
  • Data protection law

Foreign languages

  • English


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