Data protection officers, lawyers, IT security experts, business economists, process designers …

A team that speaks the languages of all departments

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Every day different departments in your company are entrusted with the task of keeping a grip on the subject of data protection.

And it’s no secret that each department speaks its own language. It therefore makes sense for your IT experts to talk to our IT experts, and your lawyers to our lawyers on the same wavelength.

We know from many successfully completed projects that this is much more effective and leads to better solutions much faster.

Markus Säugling, FOUNDER


With more than 18 years of experience in data protection and legal IT security consulting, Magellan founder Markus Säugling is a leading expert in data protection and not only the top-rated data protection expert in Germany, but also the most frequently recommended data protection lecturer at the TÜV Süd Academy.

Markus Säugling laid the foundation for this with his 8 years of practical in-house experience – including as head of corporate data protection for Europe’s largest cable network operator. His extensive expertise is also based on countless appointments as external data protection officer, for example for one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical groups, a leading international gas producer, a global media company and one of the country’s best-known lottery providers, to name just a few examples.

With Magellan, Markus Säugling achieved his vision of a 360° consulting approach that offers clients comprehensive practical solutions in law, processes and IT. In short: embedded tech lawyering® by Magellan.


Rouven K. Schäfer, Legal advisor

Head of Direct Marketing and Sales / Web Analytics / ePrivacy Directive

Rouven Schäfer leads our teams in Munich, Frankfurt, Düsseldorf and Hamburg. He and his team focus on consulting for mid-sized companies and international corporations in the field of direct marketing and web analytics in the era of the ePrivacy Directive.

His clients include in particular market leaders in eCommerce as well as Europe-wide distributors.

Professional background & education:

  • Many years of experience in the field of data protection law and IT law for an international group based in Berlin and Munich and for a major US law firm
  • Certified data protection officer (TÜV Süd Akademie)
  • Legal clerkship at Munich Higher Regional Court (OLG)
  • Studied Law and Slavonic Studies at Ludwig-Maxmilians University (LMU), Munich
  • Language skills: German, English, French, Russian

Dr. Martin Scheurer, Legal advisor

Head of Healthcare Data Protection / Employment Data Protection

Martin Scheurer is team leader at the Munich and Hamburg offices. He provides consulting services with a focus on healthcare data protection and supports our clients in particular with business-oriented solutions in data subject management.

His clients include pharmaceutical companies, hospitals, medical device manufacturers, health insurance companies and university research centres.

Professional background & education:

  • Many years of experience in the field of data protection law.
  • Award of the 2019 GDD Science Prize for his dissertation “Self-determination made easy. Legally compliant declarations of consent in times of ubiquitous digitalisation”
  • Research assistant in the Faculty of Public Law, Security Law and Internet Law (University of Passau)
  • Scholarship holder of the Graduiertenkolleg 1681/2 “Privacy and digitalisation” of the German Research Foundation (DFG)
  • Author with publications e.g. in Gola/Heckmann, Federal Data Protection Act, 13th edition 2019
  • Doctorate in the field of data protection law
  • Legal clerkship at Munich Higher Regional Court (OLG)
  • Studied Law at the University of Passau
  • Language skills: German, English

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Stephanie Müller
Head of HR &
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Nina Villars
Head of Communication & Marketing

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Are you a lawyer and team player, too? In that case we should get to know each other!

The fact that you are looking around here as a colleague is a sign of your curiosity. And if you’re also an expert on the subject of data protection and are perhaps also interested in IT, then it would be a shame if we didn’t at least meet for an espresso at one of our offices.

Next Steps? A call is all it takes.

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