Sebastian Dienst

Rechtsanwalt (Lawyer), Associated Partner

Data Privacy
Digital Business
Regulatory and Governmental Affairs
Cyber Risks
Data Tech and Telecoms
Data Protection Litigation

Sebastian Dienst

Sebastian Dienst is an associated partner based in Noerr’s Munich office and a member of the Data, Tech & Telecoms and Digital Business practice groups. Sebastian has wide-ranging expertise in advising on data law, especially in the areas of data compliance governance, data compliance by design, data breach management and data protection litigation. As an author, he contributes to various practical handbooks and commentaries on data law.


  • Shortlisted as "Tech & Media Rising Star of the Year"
    Legal 500 Germany, 2024
  • "Rising Star" in data protection law
    Legal 500 Germany, since 2020
  • One of Germany’s best IT lawyers
    Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers, since 2020
  • Associate Sebastian Dienst, who is extremely active in the field of data protection, is also recognised on the market
    Legal 500 Germany, 2019
  • “Outstanding knowledge of the GDPR. Easy to reach, pragmatic and pleasant to work with”
    Legal 500 Germany, 2019
  • “Senior associate Sebastian Dienst is regarded as an ‘excellent newcomer’ with impressive ‘business focus and good networking’”
    Legal 500 Germany, 2018


At Noerr since 2014
Admitted to the Munich Chamber of Lawyers


  • Commentary on Article 31 DGA (international access and international transfer)
    Paschke/Rücker, DGA, 2024
  • Commentary on Section 38 (data protection officers) and section 39 German Federal Data Protection Act (certification)
    Gola/Heckmann, DS-GVO/BDSG, 3rd edition 2022
  • Datenschutz
    Bräutigam/Kraul, Rechtshandbuch Internet of Things, 2021
  • Lawful processing of personal data in companies under the General Data Protection Regulation
    Rücker/Kugler, New European General Data Protection Regulation, 2018
  • E-Commerce und das Internet der Dinge
    Bräutigam/Rücker, Rechtshandbuch E-Commerce, 2016
  • Klarnamenpflicht bei Facebook – Der Streit um die Anwendbarkeit des deutschen Datenschutzrechts geht in eine neue Runde
    juris PraxisReport Datenschutzrecht 2/2015, note 6
  • Gültigkeitsfristen von Online-Gutscheinen bei Groupon & Co.
    VuR 2013, 83
  • Zivilrechtliche Rechtsfragen bei Gutscheinkäufen auf Online-Gutscheinplattformen (Couponing)
    JurPC Web-Dok. 147/2012, paras 1-103
  • Der verdeckte hoheitliche Zugriff auf informationstechnische Systeme – Rechtsfragen von Online-Durchsuchung und Quellen-TKÜ
    JurPC Web-Dok. 5/2012, paras 1- 65
  • Der praktische Fall: Elektronischer Müll?
    VR 2011, 168
  • Fach- und Sachkunde der Beauftragten für den Datenschutz – Praktische Hinweise zu § 4f BDSG
    JurPC Web-Dok. 19/2011, paras 1- 36