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About Tibor Szigetvári

Tibor specialises in all aspects of the digital workplace including data privacy regulations and cyber security best practices, Human Resources compliance and internal investigations.

Specifically, Tibor regularly advises clients on all aspects of data protection and data security with a strong focus on People Analytics and employee monitoring, data breach incident handling as well as sensitive employment law issues such as employee investigations and disciplinary measures. His area of expertise includes employee representation issues with works councils as well as employment-law related aspects of workplace culture.

He also regularly provides expert opinion on data privacy and employment-related implications of global M&A-transactions.

Tibor is part of our Legaltech and innovation team.

He speaks German and English.

Recent work

Recent mandates

  • Handling data breach incidents at a financial services provider, an e-commerce business and an automotive supplier including notification procedures with data protection authorities globally
  • Advising US companies from different sectors in respect of data privacy and employment-related issues of employee monitoring and compliance systems when implemented in Germany/the EU
  • Advising clients from various industries and sectors on international data transfers and related contractual framework required under the GDPR, specifically in an M&A context
  • Providing an automobile manufacturer with expert opinion regarding the implementation of a globally-used People Analytics plattform as well as related cross-border data processing activities
  • Advising companies of the automotive sector regarding the implementation of HR-Compliance processes, specifically internal background checks on employees and executives
  • Advising companies from different sectors on data privacy rights of employees, specifically access to personal data in proceedings before labour courts
  • Providing employment and data privacy-related advice to various companies in context of internal investigations and respective disciplinary measures

Recent M&A experience

  • LANXESS on its acquisition of French disinfectant specialist THESEO from the Avril Group

  • LANXESS on its carve out and divestment of its organic leather chemicals business to TFL Ledertechnik GmbH

  • BEIERSDORF on its acquisition of Chantecaille skin care brand



  • University of Bonn, Germany (state exam)
  • University of Tübingen (doctor of law)
  • Legal traineeship (Referendariat) with placements in Alicante

Professional qualifications

  • Rechtsanwalt, Germany

Professional memberships

  • German Bar Association
  • Juristische Gesellschaft Tübingen