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Charlene Kramer

Firm: Legal as a Service AG
Country: Switzerland

Practice Area: Data Protection

  • Churerstrasse 47
    8808 Pfaeffikon SZ
    Switzerland
Firm description

Legal as a Service Ltd, a corporate boutique law firm specialized in supporting legal, business and technology departments alike in the fields of information technology (IT) and data protection law; including but not limited to software licensing, outsourcing, cloud services, consulting services and GDPR implementation along with new technologies and agile legal services strategies.

Practice Areas

Information Technology and Data Protection

Biography

Charlene Kramer is founder and owner of Legal as a Service Ltd, a corporate boutique law firm specialized in supporting legal, business and technology departments alike in the fields of information technology (IT) and data protection law; including but not limited to software licensing, outsourcing, cloud services, consulting services and GDPR implementation along with new technologies and agile legal services strategies.

Charlene is a registered Attorney-at-Law and Mediator in both Switzerland and Germany, with a certified specialization in IT-Law. She speaks English and German as native languages and studied at the universities of Tübingen, Augsburg and St. Gallen as well as at College d’Europe in Bruges and Harvard Law School. Since 2001, Charlene has also successfully completed several mediation certifications from the Harvard Institute (2001 and 2015), the KSfM (2010) and CEDR institute (2017).

Charlene’s almost twenty years of professional experience include various international positions in expert and management roles in large international firms (Bosch, Von Roll, IBM, Microsoft) as well as in law firms and as external consultant to various government entities. She is specialized in negotiating and mediating large global deals, troubled IT projects and settlements, advising and supporting international corporations as in-house and outside counsel (be it on provider or customer side), as well as supporting strategic projects, for example concerning implementation of the GDPR or agile legal services.

Publications (German Language)
- IT und Recht, in: „Unternehmensführung und Recht - Regulatorisches Umfeld für KMU“, David Dürr / Mauro Lardi (Hrsg.), Dike Verlag 1. Auflage, Zürich/St. Gallen 2014“
- Interview der Arbeitsgemeinschaft Mediation des Deutschen Anwaltsverein mit Charlene Kramer, veröffentlicht im Newsletter 03/2015

Languages
- German
- English

Memberships
- Schwyzer Advokatenverein and the Swiss Bar Association (SBA) 
- ITechlaw (International Technology Law Association) 
- Konstanz Bar Association
- German Bar Association, working groups Mediation and IT law









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