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Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

TMT

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What the team is known for

Solid full-service firm with a comprehensive offering spanning telecommunications, IT and media law. Respected for its work on telecommunications regulation, often advising multinational technology companies. Further known for assisting with M&A projects in the telecommunications sector. Additionally receives praise for its strength in IT law advising on M&A-related IT issues as well as outsourcing projects, fintech, application development and software agreements. Assists with data protection advice as well as representation before authorities and is often involved in worldwide implementation projects. Furthermore recognised for its media law coverage including contracting, competition and online streaming law.

Strengths

One client highlights: "Freshfields has built up a very good technical and industry knowledge. The team also has very good contacts across the industry," further elaborating: "The team knows how authorities make decisions, which is really important to us."

Praising the team's strong work, one client explains: "The team has very good industry knowledge and a pronounced understanding of the economic aspects. They succeed well in finding pragmatic and feasible solutions for difficult data protection issues and take into account the actual circumstances."

Work highlights

Advised 1&1 and United Internet on market-relevant telecommunications law issues in the fixed-line sector, including on numerous administrative and court proceedings.

Notable practitioners

Jochen Dieselhorst advises clients on software development, maintenance agreements and platform development. He also assists with IT issues arising from M&A transactions.

Norbert Nolte advises on data protection issues relating to digitalisation projects and the structuring of data processing activities. He is frequently involved in cross-border mandates.

Thomas Tschentscher is recognised for his extensive expertise and experience in the telecommunication sector advising well-known clients on corporate matters and projects.

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TMT

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

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Location

Bockenheimer Anlage 44

Frankfurt am Main

Hessen

Germany

60322

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Germany

TMT: Data Protection


Norbert Nolte
Band 3

TMT: Information Technology


Jochen Dieselhorst
Band 3

TMT: Telecommunications


Thomas Tschentscher
Band 2