Lawyer Dr Jan Scharfenberg

Dr. Jan Scharfenberg, LL.M. (Stellenbosch)

Lawyer

Consulting Focus
Data protection law, information security law

Dr Jan Scharfenberg, LL.M. (Stellenbosch), has been a lawyer at Schürmann Rosenthal Dreyer Rechtsanwälte since 2024. He has extensive expertise in information security law and antitrust law. His specialities include drafting IT law contracts and conducting IT and data protection audits. Dr Scharfenberg offers tailor-made solutions for our clients, with a strong understanding of risk management and platform regulation. His expertise also extends to the areas of regulatory and corporate compliance, as well as the management of go-to-market projects with international roll-outs.

Dr Scharfenberg studied law at the University of Potsdam and completed his second state law examination at the Potsdam Regional Court with a legal clerkship in Brussels. This was followed by a Master of Laws (LL.M.) at the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. In 2014, he received his doctorate in international law from the University of Potsdam.

Dr Scharfenberg is a reliable partner who is passionate about the interests of our clients and offers bespoke legal solutions for complex challenges.

Specialisations
  • Drafting IT law contracts
  • IT and data protection audits
  • Risk management
  • Platform regulation and security
  • Regulatory and corporate compliance
  • Go-to-market projects – international roll-outs
  • Medical devices
Fields
Career
  • Since 2024 lawyer at the law firm Schürmann Rosenthal Dreyer
  • 2020-2024, Head of Legal and Compliance, Vivy GmbH (Berlin) – health IT start-up of the Allianz Group
  • 2009-2011 and 2013-2020, lawyer (most recently Counsel), Dentons Europe LLP (Berlin) – focus: antitrust law, regulatory and corporate compliance, data protection, energy law
  • Studied law at the University of Potsdam, 2nd state law examination at the Regional Court of Potsdam with station in Brussels; Master of Laws (LL.M.) at the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa; doctorate at the University of Potsdam in the field of international law (2014: doctorate)
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