Julian Powell

MLaw, LL.M.
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Julian Powell is the Deputy Information and Data Protection Commissioner of the Canton of Solothurn. In this capacity, he assists and supervises public authorities with the goal of safeguarding citizens' privacy rights and improving governmental transparency. On a part-time basis Mr. Powell also works as a lawyer for Bratschi. As such he advises corporate clients in connection with questions of data protection law, particularly with the implementation of the GDPR and the revised Swiss Data Protection Act. He is the author of various scholarly articles as well as co-editor of the new Orell Füssli commentary of the revised Data Protection Act.

Admitted to the Swiss Bar since 2021.
  • Deputy Information and Data Protection Commissioner, Canton of Solothurn (since 2021)
  • Lawyer, Bratschi Ltd, Zurich (since 2019)
  • Legal intern, Civil Court Basel-Stadt (2019)
  • Junior associate, Bratschi Ltd, Zurich (2018-2019)
  • Legal intern, Federal Office of Justice, Bern (2017)
  • Student assistant, Chair of Prof. Markus Schefer, Universität Basel (2016-2017)
  • Master of Law, University of Basel (2017)
  • LL.M., University of Freiburg i.B., (2017)
  • Master de Droit, University of Strasbourg, (2017)
  • Bachelor of Law, University of Basel, (2015)

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