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Tobias Bomsdorf

Dr. Tobias Bomsdorf


CMS Hasche Sigle
Neue Mainzer Straße 2–4
60311 Frankfurt
Languages German, English

Tobias Bomsdorf advises and represents his clients in civil and commercial law disputes before state courts as well as in arbitration proceedings. His clients include companies in the engineering and plant engineering sector, the automobile sector, suppliers and pharmaceutical companies. He has long standing experience in settling complex disputes in and out of court that are often related to warranty and product liability cases, acting for leading industrial insurance companies, large German and international groups as well as numerous medium-sized companies. Tobias has special expertise in the handling of major industrial losses and serial losses. In this context, he regularly manages interdisciplinary German and pan-European teams. Tobias is often entrusted with cases that generate public interest and could lead to an existential crisis for the companies in question.

Tobias initially joined the CMS Stuttgart office in 2000 and has been head of the Commercial and Dispute Resolution practices in the firm’s Frankfurt office since 2003. He has been a partner since 2007.

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„Tobias Bomsdorf ist fachlich herausragend, immer pragmatisch an der (wirtschaftlichen) Lösung im Interesse des Mandanten interessiert, verliert sich nicht in endlosen Grundsatzdiskussionen. Erstklassige Schriftsätze, fachlich fundiert, klar in der Sache, übersichtlich und gut strukturiert, präzise in der sprachlichen Ausführung. Gute Beratung und Darstellung diverser Alternativen inkl. deren Bewertung, sodass dies eine klare Entscheidungsfindung ermöglicht. Sehr angenehme persönliche Zusammenarbeit.“

The Legal 500 Deutschland, 2021

„Tobias Bomsdorf gilt als versierter Ansprechpartner für Industrieversicherer, nationale und internationale Großkonzerne und mittelständische Unternehmen.“

The Legal 500 Deutschland, 2021

"Recommended" for Distribution and Franchising, Dispute Resolution

JUVE German Commercial Law Firms 2021 (GCLF)

"excellent", client

JUVE German Commercial Law Firms 2021 (GCLF)

Listed as top 100 lawyer

Kanzleimonitor 2020, 2021

Leading lawyer for contract law

Kanzleimonitor 2020, 2021

Recommended lawyer

Kanzleimonitor 2020, 2021

"outstanding combination of legal skills and the ability to resolve complex issues pragmatically" (client)

JUVE German Commercial Law Firms 2019 (GCLF)

"Tobias Bomsdorf gives 'quick, high-quality advice'".

The Legal 500 EMEA, 2017


  • PhD at University of Münster; liability-related topic
  • Trainee lawyer in Oldenburg and Bremen
  • Law studies at the Universities of Marburg and Münster
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  • Author of numerous case law reviews and articles in the relevant press as well as national newspapers.
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Lectures list

  • Since many years a regular speaker at several notable industry associations, Chambers of Commerce and Industry, seminar providers and universities, in particular on topics of distribution and product liability law. Also conducted numerous inhouse trainings on these topics at leading companies in the industries of automotive supplies, machine and plant construction, and electronic devices.
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