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What the team is known for

Noerr is a German law firm boasting an incredible bench strength across its offices and offering outstanding TMT advice. The firm is particularly appreciated for its expertise in IT law ranging from large outsourcings and global IT infrastructure projects to the implementation of software systems and projects. Its additional strength in IT-related litigation as well as data protection issues such as data leaks and healthcare-related data processing complements the firm's strong offerings. Additionally, the firm gains praise for its advisory work in the telecommunications sector, assisting with network roll-outs, licensing procedures and broadband expansions as well as reference proceedings. Furthermore, Noerr 's media practice is appreciated for prowess in handling copyright, broadcasting and online streaming as well as film production-related mandates. Similarly, clients benefit from the team's experience in funding and discrimination disputes. Its clientele, comprising international market leaders from the technology, automotive and pharmaceutical sector, attests to the firm's excellent market standing.


"The service of the law firm is excellent and optimal," according to a client.

Another source describes Noerr as "a good player in Germany," adding: "The department handles commercial transactions and regulatory mandates."

Work highlights

Advises Trustlog on the establishment of a digital guarantee platform.

Notable practitioners

Daniel Rücker is a data protection specialist who assists with data leaks, new data governance structures and product implementations involving data privacy issues. His clients include well-known car manufacturers and insurance companies.

Frank Hölscher advises on telecommunication regulations as well as related disputes in front of authorities and courts, where he acts for internationally active market players.

Experienced practitioner Joachim Schrey is appreciated for his expertise across the IT world, regularly advising on software implementations and acquisitions as well as complex outsourcing projects.

Johannes Kreile remains highly appreciated for his in-depth expertise in a broad spectrum of media law matters ranging from production and licensing agreements to broadcasting contracts and online streaming. His further expertise encompasses injunctive proceedings, where he acts for technology and publishing companies. "Johannes Kreile takes care of our affairs immediately and without delay, which makes him irreplaceable. He always advises the right amount after weighing both sides," enthuses a client.

Top practitioner Peter Bräutigam is held in high esteem for his expertise in IT law, advising on platform set-ups, new nationwide software projects and IT-related disputes. "He is very much known in the lawyer sphere and well connected in the IT world," according to a source.

Thomas Thalhofer is a respected practitioner who advises on global IT infrastructures, outsourcing and software procurements, where he acts for clients from the pharmaceutical, technology and insurance sectors.

Tobias Bosch rises in the rankings following his involvement in prominent telecommunications mandates, covering topics such as 5G network roll-outs, tenders for telecommunications portfolios and network share deals. He also acts for clients on reference proceedings. "He is really excellent in telecommunications," confirms an interviewee.

Tobias Frevert is a trusted adviser in the telecommunications world, regularly assisting clients with nationwide broadband expansions and cable projects.

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Noerr is a leader in communications industry representation, providing our telecommunications, media and technology (TMT) clients with expertise in federal relations, regulatory counselling, business transactions, litigation, corporate transactions, distribution, intellectual property, and tax planning. As a premier European service provider and leading law firm for all aspects of IT, media, and entertainment law, Noerr is at the forefront of the emerging TMT industry.

Our team is well-versed in the particularities and requirements of the telecoms sector and its legal framework and policy processes, and is familiar with a broad range of technologies, including wireless and satellite communication. Our professionals address all areas of telecommunications law and related areas, with a special emphasis on transactions, distribution, IT and legal issues concerning digital platforms, including difficult and novel competition and regulatory features and data protection. Our intellectual property lawyers have deep technical knowledge of telecommunications and internet technologies.

Our Services
  • Infrastructure
  • End customer business
  • Content platforms
  • Telephony, VoIP and unified communications services
  • Transactions




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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.


TMT: Data Protection

Daniel Rücker
Band 3

TMT: Information Technology

Joachim Schrey
Band 2
Peter Bräutigam
Band 1
Thomas Thalhofer
Band 3

TMT: Media

Johannes Kreile
Band 1

TMT: Telecommunications

Frank Hölscher
Band 3

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