Peter Bräutigam

Rechtsanwalt (Lawyer), certified specialist in information technology law, Partner

Digital Business
Insurance & Reinsurance
IT & Outsourcing
Cyber Risks
Financial Services Regulation

Peter Bräutigam

Peter Bräutigam is a proven specialist in the field of information technology law and advises on all kinds of issues relating to IT law and digitalisation, including the legal implications of artificial intelligence and data rights. His expertise spans IT outsourcing/BPO contracts, cloud computing, framework and software project contracts, service level agreements, data protection, cybersecurity, agile programming and software licensing issues. Peter is an honorary professor for internet law at the University of Passau.


  • Personally awarded by WirtschaftsWoche and Handelsblatt as "Legal All Star 2020, 2021 and 2022" in the category IT law
  • Chambers 2022: "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 dis-putes."
  • Awarded and recommended as "Leading Individual" for IT and Outsourcing for decades (JUVE Handbook since 2008; Best Lawyers/Handelsblatt since 2013; Chambers Europe since 2009; Legal 500 EMEA/Germany since 2009; Who is Who Legal: Global Elite Thought Leader TMT for the areas of Data, Data Privacy & Protection and Information Technology and addi-tionally recommends him in the areas of Data Security and Telecoms & Media)
  • Recommended by Best of the Best (Euromoney/Expert Guides) as a leading lawyer for IT and Outsourcing
  • Lawyer of the Year for TMT - IT, Who's Who Legal (2016)
  • Awarded "Global Internet & e-Commerce Lawyer of the Year" at the Who's Who Legal Awards 2013


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


  • Member of the Board, German Society for Law and Information Technology [DGRI]
  • Member of the Executive Committee of the Working Group on IT Law in the German Bar Association [DAVIT]
  • Vice-Chairman of the Administrative Board of the Stiftung Datenschutz [Data Protection Foundation
  • Co-editor of the NJW
  • Member of the editorial advisory board of the journal Computer und Recht [CR].
  • Past Vice Chair of the Cyber Crime Committee, International Technology Law Association [ITechLaw]Co-Chair of the Cyber Crime Committee of the International Technology Law As-sociation (ITechLaw)


  • Honorary professor for media and Internet law at the University of Passau and lecturer in IT law
  • Regular lectures and presentations on current issues in the law of digitalisation of IT law
  • Regular moderations/lectures/participation in IT conferences, e.g
  • DGRI Annual Conference 2022 in Leipzig (moderation of the panel: "Digital challenges for corporate governance")
  • Bavarian IT Law Day 2022 at the Haus der Bayerischen Wirtschaft (moderation)
  • CCW 2022 - 23rd International Congress Fair for Innovative Customer Dialogue in Berlin, presentation on the draft of the European AI Regulation
  • Noerr Digital Day - moderation of the annual conference at the Hilton Munich Airport
  • ITech-Law Conference in Lisbon 2021 (co-chair of the Cyber Crime Committee)
  • IT-Law Conference 2021: presentation on contract drafting in the course of the digitalisation of the judiciary (gefa project)


  • Digitalrecht - Gesetzessammlung relevanter Rechtsnormen zur Digitalisierung, (Collection of relevant legal norms on digitalisation) Nomos Verlag, published with the participation of the Institute for the Law of the Digital Society (IRDG, publication in 2023)
  • Internet of Things (Legal handbook IoT // Bräutigam/Kraul // C.H.Beck, 1st edition, 2021)
  • Editor of IT-Outsourcing und Cloud-Computing (Presentation from a legal, technical, economic and contractual perspective // C.H.Beck, 4th edition, 2019)
  • E-Commerce (Legal Handbook: From Classic E-Commerce to E-Commerce 2.0 // Bräutigam/Rücker // C.H.Beck, 2017)
  • "Contractual Aspects of Social Media" in the "Social Media Handbook" (Bräutigam/von Sonnleithner), Hornung/Müller-Terpitz/ (eds.), Springer Verlag, Heidelberg, 2015
  • DGRI Yearbook 2013 on behalf of the German Society for Law and Informatics (Bräutigam/Hoppen), Verlag Dr Otto Schmidt, Cologne, 2014
  • "Negotiating according to a script: learning from Hollywood films for your own negotiations" (Kunkel/Bräutigam/Hatzelmann), Redline Verlag, 2006
  • Noerr Study Digital Compliance Part 1 (2021) and Part 2 (2022) (Bräutigam/Habbe) in cooperation with TU Munich (Prof Heckmann)
  • The Legal Emancipation of Software", Anniversary Edition 75 Years NJW, 2022
  • Thomson Reuters Practical Law Outsourcing Guide 2017/18, German Chapter (Bräutigam/ Thalhofer)
  • Contribution to Redeker, Handbook IT-contracts: Working Groups for Software Development (Bräutigam/Thalhofer)
  • Co-editor of the study and legal opinion "Digitalisation/Industry 4.0" published together with the BDI
  • "Industry 4.0, the Internet of Things and the Law", NJW 2015, Heft 16, 1137 (Bräutigam/Klindt)
  • Contribution "Standard is not enough - IT outsourcing in the public sector - EVB-IT is not enough" to the focus: IT-Government in "Der Neue Kämmerer", p. 2-4, issue 01, February 2007