Valentino Halim

  • Associate
  • Die Welle
  • Reuterweg 20
  • 60323 Frankfurt am Main
  • Germany
  • T +49.69.6062.6556


Valentino Halim is an associate in the Frankfurt office of Latham & Watkins. He advises international and national companies on data protection and information technology law, focusing on EU and German data protection law, particularly in the technology sector.

He also advises companies on data protection issues in the context of administrative and court proceedings as well as M&A transactions. In addition, he regularly assists clients in the areas of IT contracts, e-commerce, and legal issues relating to digital platforms, products, and emerging technologies.

Mr. Halim has particular experience in the areas of:

  • Data privacy matters with international aspects
  • Data privacy advice on the implementation of digital business models and applications
  • Negotiation of data privacy related agreements
  • Data privacy aspects of M&A transactions
  • IT related contracts, especially for digital platforms and products


Mr. Halim’s experience includes advising:

  • EQT/Omers on data protection advice on the acquisition of Deutsche Glasfaser
  • A leading German car manufacturer on GDPR implementation and litigation
  • A global technology company on the introduction of a teleservice in the field of medical technology*
  • A Japanese automobile manufacturer on data privacy law regarding international data transfers in autonomous vehicles*
  • An international industrial company on legal aspects of the Internet of Things (IoT)*
  • A public sector body on data protection issues relating to the development and operation of an IT system in connection with an infrastructure project*
  • An international online retailer on customers' right of access to data*
  • A global pharmaceutical company on data protection and telecommunications law aspects in connection with a US discovery procedure for a class action*

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

Thought Leadership

  • Das Schrems II-Urteil des EuGH: Was müssen Unternehmen bei internationalen Datentransfers ändern? -  July 24, 2020
Bar Qualification
  • Rechtsanwalt (Germany)
  • Second German State Exam, Higher Regional Court, Cologne, 2018
  • First German State Exam, University of Cologne, 2015
  • Technology
  • English
  • German
  • White Collar Defense & Investigations
  • Litigation & Trial Practice
  • False Claims Act
  • Communications Law
  • Technology Transactions
  • Outsourcing
  • Data Privacy & Security
  • Payments & Emerging Financial Services