Damian Klimas

Damian Klimas


Damian is a counsel at BCGL and a founding partner at dotlaw, a boutique law firm specializing in information technology (IT) and intellectual property (IP) law, cybersecurity, data protection and regulatory law (fintech and medtech in particular). He has several years of professional experience in providing general advisory to corporate clients, tech companies in particular. He is also an academic researcher.

Damian specializes in IT and IP law, data protection and cybersecurity. He has broad experience in implementing information security management systems (ISMS), including in organizations using cloud computing. He also serves as a data protection officer for companies operating in different sectors, including fintech, telemedicine and healthcare. 

Damian is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and holds CIPP/E and CIPM certifications in data protection. He is also a certified lead auditor for ISO/IEC 27001. Damian is passionate about the influence of new technologies on privacy. He has authored several articles concerning, among other things, IT law and data protection issues. Damian works in Polish and English.

Prior to founding dotlaw, Damian worked for several years in the IT and data protection teams of Szostek_Bar i Partnerzy and as an assistant researcher at the University of Wrocław.

Areas of expertise

  • Intellectual property
  • Data protection
  • Information security (cybersecurity)
  • Fintech (PSD2, banking outsourcing, cloud)

Professional qualifications

  • Certified Information Privacy Professional (Europe)
  • Certified Information Privacy Manager
  • ISO/IEC 27001 lead auditor

Previous experience

  • Szostek_Bar i Partnerzy
  • PwC
  • University of Wrocław (assistant researcher)
  • SDZ Legal Schindhelm
  • European Parliament


  • University of Wrocław (MA in Law)
  • European Academy of Law and ICT