Dr. Olaf Fasshauer

Olaf Fasshauer Dechert cybersecurity lawyer Munich

Dr. Olaf Fasshauer

National Partner

Munich | Skygarden, Erika-Mann-Straße 5, Munich, Germany 80636
+49 89 21 21 63 13 | +49 89 21 21 63 33


Dr. Olaf Fasshauer advises domestic and international clients across numerous sectors on data protection legislation, including GDPR. He is a member of Dechert's privacy & cybersecurity practice and is serving as the firm’s data protection officer. Dr. Fasshauer handles international compliance projects and cross-border data flow issues. He conducts privacy impact assessments and breach notifications for German and multinational industries, financial services companies, family offices, and investors. In addition to his practice, Dr. Fasshauer is also a highly sought lecturer and writer on data protection and related areas.

Dr. Fasshauer has worked on complex high-value cross-border deals for over 20 years within the domestic, pan-European and US real estate markets. Using his comprehensive insight, he gives cost-effective local support to clients, many of whom are key players in the real estate industry. He advises on portfolio transactions, real estate acquisition, sale and lease transactions, as well as property development. Dr. Fasshauer is recognized in IFLR1000's 2018 rankings for real estate and was ranked by Legal Experts in the categories of construction and real estate. Dr. Fasshauer is recognized as one of the “Best Lawyers in Germany 2021” by German nationwide daily Handelsblatt for data security and privacy as well as in IFLR1000's previous rankings for real estate. He was also ranked by Legal Experts in the categories of construction and real estate.

Furthermore, Dr. Fasshauer is adept in employment-law aspects, overall covering contentious and non-contentious matters. Legal Experts recognized him in previous editions for employment law in Germany.

  • Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Ph.D. in Law (Dr. jur.)
  • Université de Genève
  • Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • Germany
  • English
  • German
Speaking Engagements
  • GDPR: The First Six Months - New York, NY (October 11, 2018)