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Dr. Thomas Tschentscher


Automotive | Industrials | Regulatory and compliance advisory | Telecommunications |

He is one of the leading TMT lawyers in Germany and has long-term, extensive experience of the industry on the domestic as well as the European level.

Client testimony, Chambers Europe 2018

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About Dr. Thomas Tschentscher

Thomas specialises in German administrative, commercial and EU law. 

He has a particular focus on the regulatory and public affairs aspects of projects in regulated markets, especially the TMT sector.

Thomas advises international clients, combining practical legal expertise with a thorough understanding of the underlying technical, economic and political issues.

Drawing on his market and sector-specific knowledge – and his contacts with decision-makers and regulators – he gives investors a clear understanding of the legal, regulatory and political ramifications of large-scale TMT investments in Europe and MENA.

Thomas speaks German, English and French.

Recent work

  • Advising Vodafone in Germany on a wide range of network infrastructure and regulatory matters, frequency issues (including 3G/4G licences), tariffs and access regulation.
  • Advising Liberty Global on cable and content acquisitions.
  • Advising financial and strategic investors on network infrastructure investments, including mobile and broadband cable networks, broadcasting towers, and gas and electricity transmission systems in Europe and MENA. 
  • Assisting with regulatory proceedings triggered by new technologies like M2M and IoT.
  • Co-ordinating large-scale international investigations and crisis management projects in the financial services and the automotive sector, among others.



  • Universities of Munich and Bonn, Germany (law)
  • London School of Economics, UK
  • University of Bonn, Germany (Dr jur)
  • University of Virginia School of Law, US (LLM)


  • Editorial Boards i.a. of European Networks Law and Regulation (ENLR) and Kommunikation & Recht