Dr Simon Blätgen

senior associate


Studied law in Berlin and Paris. First state examination in 2015, second state examination in 2021. Legal traineeship with stations at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, among others.

From the end of 2015 until the beginning of 2019, research assistant (Free University of Berlin) and doctoral student in the DFG collective research group “The International Rule of Law – Rise or Decline?” under the direction of (among others) Prof. Dr. Heike Krieger. 2020 PhD on a topic of international law.

Joined the firm in 2021.


Data Protection Law, Law of Digitalization, Constitutional and European Law, Public Commercial Law

Member of the German Association for Data Protection and Data Security (GDD e. V.), the Working Group for Administrative Law in the German Bar Association (NRW regional group) and Fellow of the N3GZ (Young Talent Network Digital Administration of the National E Government Competence Center NEGZ e. V.).

Advising and representing companies and institutions in structuring processes and business models in compliance with data protection laws; representing companies and institutions vis‑à‑vis data protection supervisory authorities; Advising and representing federal and state authorities in the context of public administration digitalization projects (including portal projects in the implementation of the OZG at federal and state level and projects in the area of register modernization); support in legislative procedures at federal and state level; advising companies and the public sector on public commercial law; litigation, in particular before administrative courts


Blätgen, S. Community Values and Legality under Challenge: The Example of International Climate Change Law. Frankfurt, Peter Lang 2022.

Röwekamp, H. and Blätgen, S. Die „Drittlandsklausel“ der Sektorenverordnung: Voraussetzungen, Reichweite und Vereinbarkeit mit dem Unionsrecht. In: NZBau 2021, p. 16 ff.


German, English, French

Dr Simon Blätgen

Dr Simon Blätgen

T +49 228 72625‐284
F +49 228 72625‐99

T +49 30 885665‐284
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