Ulrich Michel

Rechtsanwalt (Lawyer), Business Mediator, Of Counsel

Digital Business

Ulrich Michel


  • Acknowledged as a leading expert for Media Law, Arbitration and Mediation and Intellectual Property, Best Lawyers Germany
  • Recommended as a leading expert in media, JUVE 2016 and Legal500 Germany
  • Recommended as a leading expert for media law, Media Law
  • recommended by Who's Who Legal 2019 as one of the leading practioners in the field of media and digital law in Germany.
  • Legal 500/DAS HANDELSBLATT in 2020: "Ulrich Michel - extremely high professional level, very reliable and courteous way of co-operating, enormous negotiating skills."


  • Trained as a qualified bank officer at the Deutsche Bank
  • Legal studies at the Universities of Freiburg, Berlin and Sevilla (Spain)
  • Stays abroad in the USA (study abroad program), Venezuela (advisory activity), Spain (Study abroad program), Paraguay (internship) and Brussels (legal work)
  • Educated as legal specialist for tax law
  • Educated as legal specialist for insolvency law
  • Business mediator trained in Germany and in USA
  • Certified business coach and trainer
  • With Noerr since 1996
  • Admitted to the Berlin Bar Association


  • Mediation Association MiMMA e.V. (Mediation in Music, Media & Arts)
  • Panel of Arbitrators of the Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA)
  • Arbitrator and Mediator of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
  • Arbitrator at the German Court for Media Arbitration


  • Honorary professor at the University for Film an TV in Potsdam – Babelsberg
  • Lecturer, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
  • Legal director at the Erich Pommer Institut for media law, media management and media research in Potsdam
  • Lecturer and host at many national and international events