Dirk Reinartz

Attorney-at-law | Associate

Dirk Reinartz joined BHO Legal in December 2022 as a lawyer in the area of IT and Data Protection Law. He studied law with a focus on commercial and corporate law at the University of Cologne and obtained the Certificate in United States Law (CUSL) as an additional qualification.

Mr. Reinartz participated in the international Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court and was awarded the “Faculty Price for Best Memorial” (Europe) for the best brief. He successfully completed the HarvardX CS50L (Introduction to Computer Science for Lawyers) course at Harvard University.

During his legal clerkship, Mr Reinartz attended the German University of Administrative Sci-ences in Speyer with a focus on “Digitalisation in Administration” and “Artificial Intelligence”. He completed his traineeship at BHO Legal and his elective traineeship at Cohausz & Florack, focusing on Intellectual Property Law.


  • 2022
    Admission to the bar - Bar association Cologne
  • 2022
    Second State Examination in Law, Oberlandesgericht Düsseldorf
  • 2018
    First State Examination in Law, Oberlandesgericht Köln

Work experience:

  • Currently
    Associate in the law firm BHO Legal PartG mbB
  • 2020 – 2022
    Legal trainee at the German University of Administrative Sciences in Speyer, at BHO Legal PartG mbB and at Cohausz & Florack Patent- und Rechtsanwälte mbB

Legal expertise:


  • German
  • English

Publications (selected):

  • Data Processing in the Development of AI Systems in an AI Real Laboratory (original: Datenverarbeitung bei Entwicklung von KI-Systemen in einem KI-Reallabor), 01.09.2021, in: Data Protection Advisor 2021, p. 261-263 (co-author: Dr. Matthias Lachenmann).
  • Data Protection Adequacy Decision with the Republic of Korea (original: Datenschutzrechtlicher Angemessenheitsbeschlusss mit der Republik Korea), 21.07.2022, in: ZD-Aktuell 2022, 01267 (co-author: Dr. Matthias Lachenmann).