Dr. Tobias Frevert

Head of Telecommunications
Practice Group Digital Business

Dr Tobias Frevert heads the telecommunications practice at Noerr. He has many years of experience with projects and transactions in the media and telecommunications sectors.


  • Telecommunication law
  • IT law
  • Media and Copyright law (especially digital TV) 
  • Mergers & Acquisitions in the media and telecommunication industries


  • Legal studies at the Westphalian Wilhems University in Münster
  • Experience abroad: Research fellowship in Oxford (UK); worked for Heller Ehrmann White & McAuliffe in San Francisco (USA)
  • Worked in the Berlin office of a regional law firm as a attorney specialising in business management
  • With Noerr since 1999
  • Admitted to the Berlin Chamber of Lawyers

Selected Projects

  • Deutsche Telekom AG on the acquisition of GTS Group
  • Air Berlin on the outsourcing of its customer communication to CCC Group
  • SES on launch and growth of the HD+ platform
  • GEMA on negotiation and enforcement of cable retransmission royalties


  • Recommended sources describe : "In addition to advising on a variety of regulatory-law matters, the (…) team led by the excellent Tobias Frevert was particularly active in the area of cross-border transactions.”, Legal 500 Deutschland 2015
  • Recommended for telecommunication, Legal 500 Deutschland and JUVE Handbook 2014
  • Listed for media, Best Lawyers and JUVE Handbook 2014
  • Best Lawyers includes him among the Leading Individuals 2012 for media law.

Selected Publications

  • Der Entwurf einer Netzneutralitätsverordnung, in: Zeitschrift für Rechtspolitik 2013, p. 166
  • Netzneutralität 2012, in: Multimedia und Recht 2012, p. 510
  • Rechtliche Rahmenbedingungen behördlicher Internetauftritte (with Olav Wagner), in: Neue Zeitschrift für Verwaltungsrecht 2011, p. 76
  • Rechtliche Herausforderungen bei der Nutzung sozialer Netzwerke durch öffentliche Stellen (with Olav Wagner), in: Neue Juristische Wochenschrift aktuell 2010, p. 16
  • Muss die Bundesnetzagentur die Netzneutralität verteidigen (with Joachim Schrey), in: Multimedia und Recht 2010, p. 596