Gereon Abendroth
Partner & Head of Innovation / Managing Director
Osborne Clarke / OC Services
Gereon is a member of the Management Board of Osborne Clarke Germany and leads the firm's initiative on Legal Tech and Service Innovation. He also supervises the digitisation of internal processes. The range of solutions developed by Gereon and the team spans from document automation to digital legal project management but also includes self-service solutions for clients. Gereon has been advising IT and technology companies on commercial and civil law issues for more than 12 years. He has comprehensive experience in drafting and negotiating project contracts. Moreover, Gereon has extensive in-house experience, as commercial counsel for an American company in the mobile communication industry, as senior counsel for a producer of photovoltaic modules, and with Honeywell International. At its corporate headquarters in New Jersey (USA), he was extensively involved in the structuring of contract management processes and in introducing technical support systems for the legal department. Osborne Clarke was awarded JUVE law firm of the year for Information Technology in 2017.