Prof. Dr. Thomas Söbbing

Of Counsel
Certified Data Protection Officer (TÜV)

Digital Business Unit
Digital Business Competence Group

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  • IT contracts
  • Cloud computing / SaaS
  • Outsourcing
  • Claim management
  • Digital banking  
  • IT leasing  
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Licence management
  • Open source
  • Data protection
  • Projects in trouble


Thomas Soebbing is Professor of Civil Law and Digital Economy Law at Kaiserslautern University of Applied Sciences. Since 2021, he has supported reuschlaw of counsel in selected issues of IT/CI law and legal issues relating to digital banking.

Prior to his professorship, he worked for more than 20 years for KPMG, Siemens, Deutsche Leasing, CRIF as well as Solcom, managing large legal departments with several teams. He handled the largest contract of Siemens AG, conducted negotiations with three-quarters of all DAX-listed companies as well as hundreds of other companies, and was thus included in the General Counsel Power List of Legal 500.

Current projects

  • Supervision of a very large outsourcing contract               
  • M&A transactions (as part of team with law firm)        
  • Outsourcing at major bank (provider side)       
  • Promotional loan and guarantee with EU bank            
  • Financing of an ERP retailer system               
  • Strategic outsourcing (customer side)           
  • CRM cloud for 22 countries

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