Dr. Holger Lutz LL.M.

Baker & McKenzie Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten und Steuerberatern mbB


Dr. Holger Lutz is co-head of the German Information Technology Group and is based in Baker McKenzie's Frankfurt office. He studied law at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University in Frankfurt/Main. He also studied at the University of Edinburgh and gained an "LL.M. in Innovation, Technology and the Law". During his legal clerkship he worked for a German data protection authority as well as international law firms. In 2008 he obtained his Doctor of Law degree on a topic related to software licenses in Frankfurt/Main.

Practice Focus

Dr. Lutz advises German and international companies on all aspects of information technology law, including computer law, media law and internet law, as well as intellectual property law, data protection law, telecommunications law and leasing. He particularly focuses on the legal issues related to outsourcing contracts, hardware and software contracts, e-commerce and data protection.

Professional Honors

  • Best Lawyers in Germany 2019 for information technology, Handelsblatt in cooperation with Best Lawyers, 2019


  • Germany (2006)


  • University of Edinburgh (LL.M.) (2006)
  • University of Frankfurt/M. (LL.M.) (2002)


  • English
  • German


Co-author (with Simone Bach and Hagen Köckeritz), Outsourcing in Germany, Lexology, February 13, 2019

Co-author (with Simone Bach), Employee Monitoring (Germany), in Legal Solutions – Practical Law, Thomson Reuters 2019

Co-author (with Simone Bach), "Agile Softwareentwicklung – Werkvertrag oder Dienstvertrag?," Betriebsberater ‚ BB ‚ 51/52.2017, 18.12.2017, S. 3016

Co-author, "German Parliament Adopts IT Security Act," July 2015


Presenter, "Direct Marketing Rules of the Road," February 2013