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Jens Neitzel

Dr. Jens Neitzel


CMS Hasche Sigle
Nymphenburger Straße 12
80335 Munich
Languages German, English

Jens Neitzel advises German as well as internationally operating companies in regulated industries, particularly in the telecoms, postal, rail and media sectors. Drawing on his proven regulatory and competition law expertise, he drafts and negotiates sector specific contracts and advises on transactions. In case of dispute, Jens also represents his clients in German and European court cases and proceedings. He is particularly rated for his creative and solution-driven advice.

Before joining CMS in 2002 as a partner, Jens headed Legal & Regulatory Affairs at BT Ignite GmbH & Co. in Munich and prior to that the telecommunications law department of VIAG Interkom GmbH & Co. From 1997 to 1999, he worked as legal counsel, respectively assistant director in the Regulatory and Competition Affairs Division of Deutsche Telekom AG in Bonn.

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  • 1995 - 1997: Trainee lawyer in Berlin
  • PhD in European telecommunications and competition law
  • 1992 - 1995: Research assistant to the professor for media law at the University of Osnabrück
  • Law studies in Osnabrück and Leiden (Netherlands)
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  • Recht der elektronischen Medien, Kommentar in Spindler/Schuster, 3. Aufl., C.H.Beck 2015
  • Recht der elektronischen Medien, Kommentar in Spindler/Schuster, 2. Aufl., C.H.Beck 2011
  • Recht der elektronischen Medien, Kommentar in Spindler/Schuster, C.H.Beck 2008
  • Rezension zu Hoeren, Handbuch Wegerechte und Telekommunikation, CR 2007
  • Rezension zu Wissmann (Hrsg.), Telekommunikationsrecht, CR 2007
  • Rezension zu Holznagel/Enaux/Nienhaus, Telekommunikationsrecht, CR 2007
  • Der Verordnungsentwurf zum Auslands-Roaming - eine erste Analyse und Bewertung, GPR 2006, p. 188 ff
  • Zugangsverpflichtungen von Betreibern mit beträchtlicher Marktmacht, CR 2004, p. 655 ff
  • Rezension zu Huppertz, Die SMP-Konzeption, MMR 2004, p. 35 ff
  • Zugangsverpflichtungen von Betreibern ohne beträchtliche Marktmacht, CR 2004, p. 736 ff
  • Rezension in Heun (Hrsg.), Handbuch Telekommunikationsrecht, TKMR 2004, p. 310 f
  • Rezension zu Geppert/Ruhle/Schuster (Hrsg.), Handbuch Recht und Praxis der Telekommunikation, 2. Auflage, CR 2003, p. 151 f
  • Rechtstipp, Connect 2002, seit Mai 2002
  • Regulierung in der Sackgasse? Das Sondergutachten der Monopolkommission zur Wettbewerbsentwicklung bei Telekommunikation und Post 2001, Computer und Recht (CR) 2002, p. 256 ff
  • Anmerkung zum Urteil des VG Köln vom 20. Juni 2002 - 1 K 3225/01 - Resale im Ortsnetzbereich, CR 2002, p. 740 f
  • Universal Mobile Telecommunications System Ante Portas - The Warm-up of the Market Players is Now Underway, WMRC, Wireless Technology 2002
  • Die Auslandstätigkeit der Deutschen Telekom, Wirtschaftsrecht der Internationalen Telekommunikation, Band 26,Nomos-Verlag,Baden-Baden 1996
  • Gemeinschaftsunternehmen im Lichte des Europäischen Wettbewerbsrecht - Am Beispiel der Telekom und ihrer Töchter, AfP 1996, p. 237 ff
  • Rezension des Buches Governmental Liability: A Comparative Study, RabelsZ 1995, p. 169 ff
  • Zusatzqualifikation: Studium im Ausland, Magazin der Universität Osnabrück 1990, p. 6 ff
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