Data Protection Officer
(GDDcert EU)

Dr. Wolfgang Walchner is a lawyer and certified data protection officer (GDDcert EU). He has more than 20 years of practical experience in advising companies on commercial law. In 2012, he had himself certified by DEKRA as a “data protection specialist” in accordance with the BDSG and since then has been increasingly concerned with data protection issues and their implementation in legal advice. In March 2018, he was certified as a data protection officer (TÜV) according to the DSGVO. Since 2018, Dr. Walchner has focused on advising companies on the design of data processing procedures. Dr. Walchner’s practice focuses on companies in the real estate industry.


  • Since 2021: Attorney at law with DPL Drewes Privacy Law Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH
  • Since 2018 working for DPA Drewes Privacy Advice GmbH in the consulting of companies
  • 1999-2021: Attorney at law in renowned law firms in Bonn, most recently at the law firm Pauly & Partner PartG mbB in the area of data protection law
  • 1996-1999: Lawyer in a large law firm in Munich
  • 1996: Admission to the bar (Munich)
  • 1991-1996: Research associate at the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Patent, Copyright and Competition Law
  • Law studies at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (Dr. jur., 1997)

Main activities

  • Advising large corporate groups, international corporations and DAX40 companies on the internal implementation of data protection regulations
  • Activity as data protection officer
  • Auditor activity


  • Real Estate Groups
  • Service company
  • Mail order

Awards & Memberships

  • 2019 Certified Data Protection Officer (GDDcert. EU)
  • 2018: Certified data protection officer in accordance with DSGVO and BDSG-neu (TÜV)
  • 2012: Certified specialist for data protection (DEKRA)
  • 2009: Specialized attorney for industrial property rights
  • German Bar Association (DAV) and Bonn Bar Association


Data Protection Officer
(GDDcert EU)

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