Lawyer

Prof. Andreas Meisterernst Partner

Qualified lawyer and specialist lawyer for administrative law, Andreas Meisterernst was born in 1966 and has been lawyer in Munich since 1995. He spent five years in a regional law firm with a focus on IT and administrative law. This is where he started his intensive litigation practice in civil and administrative courts and increasingly dealt with consumer products. In early 2000, he co-founded the law firm meyer // meisterernst, and in 2003 mm science GmbH (now RDA Scientific Consultants GmbH). Finally, in January 2012 he founded Meisterernst Rechtsanwälte.

Andreas Meisterernst primarily advises companies from the food and consumer goods sectors. He focusses on strategic aspects of product development, distribution including contract work, labelling and advertising with particular emphasis on the implications of unfair competition law and European law. Mr Meisterernst also advises on matters of product safety, in situations of market withdrawal or call-back (crises) and in complex cases at the intersection of law and science. He represents his clients in German courts, the European Court of Justice and in negotiations with/ application procedures at German, foreign and European authorities.

Further Activities

  • Honorary Professor for food law at the Technical University of Munich (TUM School of Life Sciences)
  • Food Federation Germany (German umbrella organisation of the food industry): Vice-President, member of the legal committee, of the food supplements working group and the scientific advisory board
  • Vice-President of the European Food Law Association (EFLA, Brussels) and President of EFLA Germany
  • Editor-in-Chief and founder of the European Food and Feed Law Review EFFL, (Lexxion)
  • Co-editor of Zeitschrift für Stoffrecht (periodical review on chemicals law, Lexxion)
  • Co-editor of the legal commentary for practitioners "Health & Nutrition Claims", (Behr's)
  • Co-editor of the leading food law commentary Zipfel/Rathke (C.H. Beck)
  • Author of the law book “Lebensmittelrecht” (food law), C.H. Beck 2019
  • President oft he Bavarian Higher Lawyer’s Court
  • Mr Meisterernst regularly organises German and international events and gives lectures in German and English; author of numerous publications in the areas of food and pharmaceuticals law.
Andreas Meisterernst

Contact Law firm

Meisterernst Rechtsanwälte PartG mbB
Sophienstraße 5, 80333 Munich

Fon +49(0)89-1891745-0

Current Events

Nächste Veranstaltung der Kanzlei Meisterernst

31.05.2022
online - Update Gesetzgebung & Rechtsprechung
(Behr's)

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Übernächste Veranstaltung der Kanzlei Meisterernst

23.06.2022
Online - Lebensmittelkennzeichnung spezial
(Behr's)

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3. Veranstaltung der Kanzlei Meisterernst

28.06.2022
Mainz - Update Lebensmittelrecht 2022
(Akademie Fresenius)

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Job offer – Current

If you have already completed your legal training with the second state exam and are enthusiastic about the legal profession, we look forward to receiving your application.

We also offer the possibility of a study-accompanying internship, a job as a station trainee assistant or the free cooperation during the traineeship.

Current Events

Nächste Veranstaltung der Kanzlei Meisterernst

31.05.2022
online - Update Gesetzgebung & Rechtsprechung
(Behr's)

Further Information » All events »

Übernächste Veranstaltung der Kanzlei Meisterernst

23.06.2022
Online - Lebensmittelkennzeichnung spezial
(Behr's)

Further Information » All events »

3. Veranstaltung der Kanzlei Meisterernst

28.06.2022
Mainz - Update Lebensmittelrecht 2022
(Akademie Fresenius)

Further Information » All events »

Job offer – Current

If you have already completed your legal training with the second state exam and are enthusiastic about the legal profession, we look forward to receiving your application.

We also offer the possibility of a study-accompanying internship, a job as a station trainee assistant or the free cooperation during the traineeship.

Cooperations

Our guiding principle „Thinking further“ also applies beyond the work we carry out our very selves. Through permanent cooperations and as part of different networks, our law firm and its lawyers are in constant contact and exchange with other experts.

Networks

Our lawyers inter alia engage in the following institutions:

Deutsche Vereinigung für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht e.V. (GRUR)
http://www.grur.org

Lebensmittelverband Deutschland e.V.
https://www.lebensmittelverband.de/

Arbeitskreis Nahrungsergänzungsmittel
https://www.lebensmittelverband.de

Rechtsausschuss Lebensmittelverband Deutschland
https://www.lebensmittelverband.de

Bundesverband der Arzneimittelhersteller e.V. (BAH)
https://www.bah-bonn.de

European Food Law Association (EFLA)
http://www.efla-aeda.org

Integritas Verein für lautere Heilmittelwerbung e.V.
http://www.integritas-hwg.de

Korrespondenten und Mitarbeiter des European Food and Feed Law Review (EFFL)
http://www.lexxion.de

Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft für Lebensmittelrecht e.V. (WGfL)
http://www.wgfl.de

Gesellschaf für Umweltrecht e.V. (GfU)
http://www.gesellschaft-fuer-umweltrecht.de

If need be, our permanent scientific cooperation partner RDA Scientific Consultants GmbH, supports us in complex scientific and regulatory matters. We also collaborate intensively with our colleagues from the law firm Belmont | Legal specialised in commercial and company law.

Whenever legal questions with an implication of foreign law occur, we provide multinational concepts in a time-and cost-effective way thanks to our trusted and straightforward cooperation with befriended foreign colleagues.

Beyond our work for clients, our lawyers also active members in a number of specialist associations and scientific institutions. Our clients profit from the insight and contacts gained from these activities.

RDA RDA Scientific Consultants GmbH
http://www.rda-science.com
Belmont-Legal Belmont | Legal
http://belmontlegal.de
RECHTSANWALTSKANZLEI DR. VERGHO und PARTNER mbB RECHTSANWALTSKANZLEI DR. VERGHO + PARTNER mbB
http://vergho-donaubauer.de/

In multinational scenarios we work closely together with specialised foreign colleagues and other independent experts. We are therefore able to provide specifically tailored concepts across broders and clarify legal issues with foreign implications early on.

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