Christian Runte specializes in technology projects, with a special focus on data protection law. He is also widely experienced in handling German and international technology transactions and IT outsourcing projects. Christian’s clients include international technology companies and service providers who particularly appreciate his negotiation skills and solution driven approach.
Christian is co-head of the CMS data protection group and chair of the privacy and data protection group of the World Law Group.
Christian led numerous EU and international data protection and technology projects across several jurisdictions.
Christian, who has been a partner at CMS since 2008, started his legal career with a leading firm in São Paulo (Brazil) and Munich before co-founding an e-commerce business in 1998. He joined CMS in 2000 and was seconded to CMS London in 2004.