Neufeld, LL.M.

Rechtsanwalt (Attorney-at-Law), Fachanwalt für Arbeitsrecht (Specialist lawyer in labour law), Solicitor (England & Wales) , CIPP/E, CIPM


  • Studied Law at University of Münster, BPP Law School London and Harvard Law School, INSEAD Business School (Strategy) und UC Berkeley (Computer Science)
  • 2002 – 2009 Ashurst LLP, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP (London, Frankfurt/Main, München)
  • 2009 – 2010 Partner with Taylor Wessing (Düsseldorf)
  • 2010 – 2018 Partner with Allen & Overy LLP (Düsseldorf)
  • 2018 – 2020 neufeld Recht. Beratung. (Düsseldorf)
  • Since 2020 Partner with ARQIS

Recommendations and Awards

  • Leading lawyer for Labour Law, Design of Occupational Pension schemes and Employee Data Protection according to JUVE Handbook, Legal500, Chambers, Who’s Who Legal, WirtschaftsWoche and Best Lawyers/Handelsblatt. Member of the Handelsblatt Legal Circle, a platform that connects leading legal minds and breaks down thought patterns.

  • Quotes from editors, clients and competitors in these publications:

    • “communicates very well and is extremely responsive and client-oriented”
    • “outstanding expertise” and “very good at international, complex issues”
    • “successfully guiding through challenging employment restructurings, mergers and compliance projects (incl. data protection and digital ethics)”
    • “efficient”, “clear and concise” in data protection
    • “the pensions expert”
    • “translates detailed legal knowledge into top advice”
    • stands for a consulting approach “that goes beyond pure labor law and encompasses HR issues as a whole”
  • “Lawyer of the Year 2022 Employee Benefits, NRW” (Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers 2022)

  • “Excellent” in the category “New Products & Services” for b.yond (Best of Legal Awards WirtschaftsWoche 2021)

  • “Excellent” in the category “Business Model Innovation and Client-Relationship Management“ for HR.Law by ARQIS (Best of Legal Awards WirtschaftsWoche 2021)

  • “Thought Leaders – Labour & Employment” (Who’s Who Legal 2021)


  • Tobias Neufeld regularly publishes expert papers in books and highly regarded law journals.

Interested in a consultation?

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