Dr. Sebastian Funck

Dr. Sebastian Funck

Phone +49 40 35610-0 | funck[at]krohnlegal.de |

Sebastian Funck advises national and international companies from start-ups to large corporations in English and German in all areas of commercial law, international business law and corporate law.

Sebastian Funck focuses on advising on the drafting of sales agreements and other commercial agreements (e.g., license and supply agreements, distribution agreements, supply agreements and commercial agency agreements), contract manufacturing agreements and joint developments (e.g., co-development agreements, confidentiality agreements) in the pharmaceutical industry (primarily in the generics sector), the crop protection industry and the food industry. Sebastian Funck also advises in neighbouring legal areas such as commercial antitrust law.

Sebastian Funck supports clients in the extrajudicial enforcement of their rights and the defence against claims. He represents clients before ordinary courts in Germany and before arbitration tribunals in Germany and abroad, such as the arbitration tribunals of the chambers of commerce or the Swiss Arbitration Centre.

Sebastian Funck started at KROHN Rechtsanwälte in 2014. Prior to that he worked for two years as a scientific assistant in the competition law department of a large international law firm. His doctoral thesis dealt with a topic at the interface of data protection and competition law.

Deutschlands beste Anwälte 2023 (Germany's Best Lawyers 2023) Dr. Sebastian Funck (Handelsblatt / Best Lawyers)

In the ranking of renowned German lawyers that is determined by the US publisher Best Lawyers exclusively for the German business newspaper Handelsblatt Sebastian Funck is regarded as one of "Germany's Best Lawyers 2023" in the area of "Corporate Law".


  • Universitäten Hamburg und Lyon (Frankreich)
  • Referendariat beim OLG Hamburg
  • Promotion an der Universität Hamburg


  • Verschuldensunabhängige Haftung des Futtermittelverkäufers und Untersuchungspflichten des Futtermittelkäufers – Anmerkung zu BGH, Urteil vom 6.12.2017, VIII ZR 245/16 – "Untersuchungspflicht bei mangelhafter Futtermittellieferung", in: ZLR 2018, 361‑364
  • Die datenschutzrechtliche Zulässigkeit von Maßnahmen der Kartellrechtscompliance, Hamburg 2016