Rudi WilmsRudi Wilms


General commercial lawyer with extensive legal expertise in the following legal areas: Financial Payment Card Services, TMT including Technology, Outsourcing, Cloud Computing, Procurement, IP, Media & Entertainment (Music, TV, Sport and Sponsorship), Telecoms, Data Protection and Security & Compliance. Native German-speaker with national and international experience.

Professional Background

Rudi is an experienced consultant and has worked as an in-house lawyer on assignments with a range of companies including:

  • AT&T
  • Mastercard
  • Payleven (now merged with Sumup)
  • Santander UK PLC
  • Elavon Financial Services
  • Endava
  • Avanade (Microsoft and Accenture)
  • Psion (now Motorola)
  • American Express
  • Nuance
  • Vodafone Global
  • Lycatel
  • Ocado

He has a background in private practice with:

  • Orchard Solicitors
  • Skadden Arps, Slate Meagher and Flom (Germany)
  • Humphries Kirk Solicitors
  • Linklaters (Germany)



11 years’ experience

“With over 11 years’ experience as a professional interim lawyer, Halebury offers me a platform to take my career to a new level and develop my portfolio as part of a team of experienced in-house lawyers.”