About Jürg Schneider

Jürg Schneider is a doctor iuris, Attorney at Law, and a partner, co-head of the data protection team and head of the Lausanne office. His practice areas include information technology, data protection, and outsourcing. He regularly advises both Swiss and international firms on comprehensive licensing, development, system integration, and global outsourcing projects. He has deep and extensive experience in the fields of data protection, information security, and e-commerce, with a particular focus on transborder and international contexts. In addition, Jürg Schneider regularly publishes and lectures on ICT topics, is a member of several professional organisations and co-editor of a website providing comprehensive information on Swiss data protection law. He is a member of the board of directors of the International Technology Law Association and immediate past co-chair of its data protection committee. Jürg Schneider’s special competencies regarding data protection include drawing up data protection concepts and strategies for companies, leading and assisting compliance projects regarding implementation of GDPR (and the future revised Swiss DPA) for Swiss and international companies, advising clients in regulated sectors (banking, insurance, healthcare, etc) on data protection requirements, among others.