Dr. Tobias Frevert

Head of Telecommunications
Practice Group IT, Outsourcing & Data Privacy

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


  • 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