Contact with authorities is often associated with legal challenges for companies. Either in the case of permits applied for or also when companies are subjected to an official review procedure.

Piltz Legal helps you to protect your interests towards public authorities, in purely administrative proceedings or in court. Our advisory focus here is on data protection and IT security law.

Communicating with authorities or even carrying out application procedures are not necessarily favourite topics for companies. Nevertheless, they are necessary under certain circumstances.

Our focus is primarily on communication with authorities in data protection and IT security law. Piltz Legal supports you in administrative proceedings, communicates with the competent authorities and tries to achieve the best result for you.

  • Advice on applying for permits
  • Negotiations with authorities
  • Examination of notices
  • Support in administrative proceedings and hearings as well as in opposition proceedings
  • Legal proceedings before administrative courts
  • Proceedings for interim legal protection

Your Piltz Legal contacts

Lawyer, Partner
Dr. Carlo Piltz
Lawyer, Partner
Dr. Carlo Piltz
Lawyer, Senior Associate
Johannes Zwerschke, LL.M.
Lawyer, Senior Associate
Johannes Zwerschke, LL.M.


Advocate General at the CJEU: Concerning the appropriateness of technical and organisational measures and compensation for non-material damages in the event of a hacker attack

Advocate General at the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), Giovanni Pitruzzella, published his opinion in case C-340/21 on 27. April 2023 regarding the conditions for compensation for non-material damages and the burden of proof for the appropriateness of technical organizational measures (TOMs) under Art. 32 GDPR in connection with a hacker attack.

Further expansion of competence in the field of IT security law consulting at Piltz Legal

As part of our consulting strategy, we at Piltz Legal are continuously expanding our expertise in the area of IT security law. When advising our clients, it is important for us not only to provide specialist legal know-how, but also to be able to speak the language of IT.

Awarded once again by the magazine "WirtschaftsWoche"

We are very pleased about the award of the "WirtschaftsWoche" once again.