Dr. Tobias Teufer, LL.M.

Dr. Tobias Teufer, LL.M. (UCL)

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

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Food law
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Tobias Teufer has been working specialised in the areas of food law and unfair competition law as well as in bordering legal areas since becoming a lawyer in 2005. He is a specialised lawyer (Fach­anwalt) for IP law. Tobias Teufer advises nationally and internationally active companies as well as associations in all matters regarding the development, labelling and advertising of foodstuffs. In addition, he advises particularly in the sectors of animal feed, food contact materials and consumer products, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and medical devices.

Tobias Teufer represents his clients in and out of court against competitors and authorities. For his clients he has managed multiple civil and administrative court proceedings, also before the European Court of Justice. His practice extends to the representation in criminal proceedings and proceedings regarding administrative fines as well as their avoidance with the help of well-designed compliance structures and measures. As a member of the advisory board for quality management of a large German food business operator, he has dealt with questions concerning the practical enforcement of such measures.

Tobias Teufer is lecturer for food law at the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (HAW Hamburg), the chief editor of the leading German food law rewiew ZLR (Zeitschrift für das gesamte Lebensmittelrecht), a member of the legal advisory board of the Food Federation Germany and chairman of the sector group North of the German Scientific Society for Food Law (WGfL). He regularly publishes in the areas of his specialised practice, gives presentations and conducts trainings.

Deutschlands beste Anwälte 2023 (Germany's Best Lawyers 2023) Dr. Tobias Teufer (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 Tobias Teufer is regarded as one of "Germany's Best Lawyers 2023" in the areas of "Health Care Law" (which covers food law) as well as "Advertising Law".


  • Universitäten Freiburg, Leipzig, Madrid, München und London (LL.M., University College)
  • Referendariat beim OLG Hamburg
  • Promotion an der Universität Köln