Peter Bräutigam

Rechtsanwalt (Lawyer), certified specialist in information technology law
Practice Group: Digital Business
Practice Group: Insurance & Reinsurance

Prof. Dr. Peter Bräutigam is a proven specialist in the field of IT law and Digitalization/ Industrie 4.0. His working areas include IT outsourcing, software license agreements, software project agreements, IT basic agreements, SLA, all questions of digitalisation/ Industrie 4.0/e-commerce, such as, for example, online procurement platforms as well as startups, venture capital, due diligence and IPOs.

Prof. Dr. Peter Bräutigam is honorary professor for media and Internet law at the University of Passau.


  • Digitalisation/Industrie 4.0
  • IT outsourcing
  • Online procurement platforms
  • Data protection
  • Software license agreements
  • Software project agreements
  • Cyber security


  • Legal studies at the University of Munich
  • Experience abroad: USA (language program) and England (at the London law firm Macfarlanes)
  • With Noerr since 1994
  • Admitted to the Munich Chamber of Lawyers


  • Chambers 2020: Peter Bräutigam maintains his reputation as a dominant figure on IT mandates, advising clients on cloud contracts, outsourcing and software project matters. He offers extensive experience in complex digitalisation matters for large companies. One client describes him as "simply brilliant" valuing his ability to "illustrate highly complex IT topics to a lay person."
  • Recognized as „Global Elite Thought Leader 2020“ in Data, Data Privacy & Protection, Information Technology and Data Security and Telecoms & Media, Who's Who Legal
  • Listed and recognized as "Leading Individual" for several years in IT/Outsourcing
  • Listed in JUVE guide: 2008-2020
  • Listed in Best Lawyers Germany/Handelsblatt: 2013-2020
  • Listed in Chambers Europe: 2009 - 2020
  • Legal 500 EMEA/Deutschland: 2009-2020
  • Recommended as Leading Lawyer in IT/Outsourcing from Best of the Best (Euromoney/Expert Guides)
  • Lawyer of the year for TMT – IT, Who’s Who Legal (2016)
  • Recognized as “Global Internet & e-Commerce Lawyer of the Year", Who’s Who Legal Awards 2013


  • Co-Chair of the Cyber Crime Committee of the International Technology Law Association (ITechLaw)
  • Board member of the IT Law Working Group of the German Bar (DAVIT)
  • Board member of the German Association of Law and Informatics (DGRI)

Selected Publications

  • E-Commerce 2.0, Beck-Verlag München (with Daniel Rücker) – (expected June 2016)
  • DGRI Jahrbuch 2013 im Auftrag der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Recht und Informatik (with Peter Hoppen), Verlag Dr. Otto Schmidt, Köln, 2014
  • IT-Outsourcing und Cloud Computing, 3rd edition, Erich Schmidt Verlag, Berlin, 2013
  • Co-editor of the legal opinion “Industrie 4.0 – Legal challenges of digitalisation”
  • Das geplante Auskunfts- und Herausgaberecht des Betroffenen nach Art. 15 der EU-Datenschutzgrundverordnung, Ein Diskussionsbeitrag zum anstehenden Trilog der EU- Gesetzgebungsorgane (with Dr. Florian Schmidt Wudy), CR 2015, p. 56-63