Dr. Astrid
Seehafer, M.Sc.

Rechtsanwältin (Attorney-at-Law)


  • Studies in law and international economics and business in Berlin, London, and Groningen
  • PhD in food law; M.Sc. in international business and management
  • Legal training at the Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety and the German Food Association
  • 2015 - 2022 Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (Berlin), Dispute Resolution / Public & Regulatory Law, specialised in Product Liability and Product Compliance
  • Since August 2022 with ARQIS
  • Since 2023 Partner with ARQIS


  • “Slow fashion – The EU’s vision for sustainable and circular textiles”, Blog post, 12 May 2022 (Together with Rachel Duffy and Jemina Holt)
  • “The yellow mealworm: the first insect approved as novel food”, Blog post, 20 May 2021
  • “Meat 2.0 – The Regulatory Environment of Plant-Based and Cultured Meat”, in: EFFL 2019, p. 323-331 (Together with Marvin Bartels)
  • Dr Astrid Seehafer regularly publishes expert papers on product law in highly regarded law journals.


astrid.seehafer@arqis.comwrite e-mail