Manuel Leidinger

Attorney at Law (Germany)



+49 221 222 1830

Manuel Leidinger is a lawyer, certified data protection officer and certified mediator. He serves clients in the education and higher education sector, from the hotel industry, as well as banks and non-profit organizations.
Manuel Leidinger

Education & Career

Manuel studied at the universities of Freiburg and Lyon. For his legal clerkship, he returned from Schwarzfeld to his native Rhineland to the Higher Regional Court of Cologne.

Manuel has special expertise and experience in international data transfer issues. He is currently advising universities and internationally operating corporations on data protection issues in connection with the widespread introduction, and use, of cloud services (e.g., video conferencing services, teaching and learning platforms). Most recently, he advised a major client on the data protection implications of its expansion into the USA.


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Our clients appreciate Manuel’s friendly and customer-oriented approach as well as his reliability and speed of work. He aims to approach every consulting situation with a smile and a positive attitude.

Manuel is enthusiastic about issues at the interface with other legal systems and appreciates the challenge of negotiating with international groups on data protection issues. He attaches particular importance to practical advice and always aims to consider any technical and economic issues during implementation.

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Manuel Leidinger

Due to his Peruvian roots and various longer stays in South America, Manuel speaks Spanish as well as English and French. He is passionate about singing - whether in choirs or formerly in a band - and loves to travel.

Manuel specialises in the following branches

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