Rules Governing the Profession

The lawyers are members of the Cologne Bar Association, Riehler Straße 30, 50668 in Cologne. The legal professional title is “Rechtsanwalt”.

The lawyers have been admitted to the Bar in the Federal Republic of Germany and are subject to the professional rules imposed on lawyers, in particular the Rules and Regulations of the German Bar (Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung), the Professional Rules and Regulations for Lawyers (Berufsordnung für Rechtsanwälte), the Rules and Regulations for Specialist Lawyers (Fachanwaltsordnung) and the Law governing the remuneration of lawyers (Gesetz über die Vergütung der Rechtsanwältinnen und Rechtsanwälte). You can find these and other professional rules and regulations on the web site of the German Federal Bar.

Professional  Liability Insurance

Professional Liability Insurance of our professionals
HDI Versicherung AG
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30659 Hannover

Extrajudicial mediation

In all disputes between lawyers and their Principals there is the possibility upon request for extrajudicial mediation at the regional bar association of Cologne (pursuant to § 73 Section 2 Nr. 3 in connection with § 73 Section 5 BRAO) or at the arbitration board of the bar (§ 191 f BRAO) at the Federal Bar Association, which you can find on the internet on the homepage of the Federal Bar Association (, E-Mail:


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