With 20 years' experience of advising on complex and strategic IT and technology projects Dr Jan Geert Meents is seen as one of the leading IT and tech lawyers in Germany. He advises national and international organizations on innovative trends such as data analytics, digital transformation, internet of things and artificial intelligence. His practice covers a combination of contractual, IP, data protection, IT compliance and other legal issues specific to the high tech sector.

Dr Jan Geert Meents is the editor of the Legal Handbook Cloud Computing and the standard compendium for IT lawyers in Germany. He is a frequent speaker at tech conferences and holds a lectureship for IT contract law at the University of Oldenburg.

As a member of the DLA Piper’s International Executive Committee Dr Jan Geert Meents is the Managing Director UK and Europe.