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Dr Katia Helbig LLM


Dr Katia Helbig advises German and international clients on all legal aspects related to information technology law, including computer law, e-commerce law, licensing law, data protection law, media law, and telecommunication law. Her practice includes advising clients on complex outsourcing contracts, hardware and software contracts and global data protection projects.

Professional QualificationsRechtsanwältin admitted with the Rechtsanwaltskammer Munich


  • Advised globally acting company on complex IT outsourcing project.
  • Advised international company on global implementation of data protection policies and concepts.
  • Advised international company on implementation of global whistleblowing hotline.
  • Advised international company on the implementation of a CRM systems.
  • Advised international media company on distribution contracts with global telecommunications operators.
  • Advised international company on global implementation of tracking technology for employees.
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • University of Würzburg, First State Examination
  • Higher Regional Court of Munich, Second State Examination
  • University of Munich, Dr jur Degree

    University of Edinburgh, UK, LLM


  • Legal 500 Germany 2022: Recommended for information technology: data protection
  • Handelsblatt in cooperation with Best Lawyers 2023: Recommended for information technology law


  • Establish New Rules for Whistleblowing Hotlines: Call for Action

Prior Experience

Before joining DLA Piper in Munich, Katia Helbig has worked as Senior Associate for a major international law firm (2000 - 2004), as Legal Director in a leading international media company (2004 - 2017) and as Counsel for a major international law firm (2017 - 2019).

Memberships And Affiliations

  • International Bar Association (IBA) - Member