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1. Information about the Service Provider according to Section 5 Abs. 1 TMG (Telemedia Services Act):

HEUSSEN Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH
Brienner Straße 9 / Amiraplatz
80333 Munich
Tel.: +49 (0)89 29 09 70
Fax: +49 (0)89 29 09 7200
E-Mail:  

Represented by:
Christoph Hamm (managing director)

Commercial Register:
Amtsgericht München, HRB 200015

VAT identification number:
DE 812 44 99 16

Country of admittance:
Bundesrepublik Deutschland

Institution with which the service provider is registered (as well supervisory authority):
Rechtsanwaltskammer für den Oberlandesgerichtsbezirk München
Körperschaft des öffentlichen Rechts:
Tal 33, 80331 Munich, Germany 
Tel.: +49 (0)89 53 29 44-0 
Fax: +49 (0)89 53 29 44-28 

Professional rules relevant to Rechtsanwälte admitted in Germany:

  • Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung (BRAO) [The Federal Lawyer's Act]
  • Berufsordnung für Rechtsanwälte (BORA) [Rules of Profession]
  • Fachanwaltsordnungen der Bundesrechtsanwaltskammer (FAO) [Rules on Certified Specialist Lawyers]
  • Gesetz über die Tätigkeit europäischer Rechtsanwälte in Deutschland (EuRAG) [Act on the Practice of European Lawyers in Germany]
  • Berufsregeln der Rechtsanwälte der Europäischen Union (CCBE) [Professional Rules of Lawyers in the EU]
  • Gesetz über die Vergütung von Rechtsanwältinnen und Rechtsanwälten (RVG) [Act on Lawyer's Fees]

German texts of the aforementioned and further applicable rules may be found on the website of Bundesrechtsanwaltskammer under www.brak.de under „Berufsrecht“.

 

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Dr. Georg Anders
HEUSSEN Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH
Brienner Straße 9 / Amiraplatz
80333 Munich
Germany

3. Information on Law Professionals:

Supervisory Authorities and Professional Regulations for Lawyers in Berlin, Frankfurt und Stuttgart:

Licensing Country:
Federal Republic of Germany

Berlin:
Relevant chamber (also supervisory authority): Rechtsanwaltskammer Berlin/Bar Association of Berlin - Littenstraße 9, 10179 Berlin, Germany

Frankfurt:
Relevant chamber (also supervisory authority): Rechtsanwaltskammer Frankfurt am Main/Bar Association of Frankfurt/Main - Bockenheimer Anlage 36, 60322 Frankfurt/Main, Germany

Stuttgart:
Relevant chamber (also supervisory authority): Rechtsanwaltskammer Stuttgart/Bar Association of Stuttgart - Königstraße 14, 70173 Stuttgart, Germany

Professional Regulations:

  • German Federal Lawyers’ Act (Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung - BRAO)

  • German Federal Lawyers’ Code of Conduct (Berufsordnung für Rechtsanwälte - BORA)

  • Specialist Lawyers’ Regulations (Fachanwaltsordnungen der Bundesrechtsanwaltskammer - FAO)

  • Law Regulating the Activity of European Lawyers in Germany (Gesetz über die Tätigkeit europäischer Rechtsanwälte in Deutschland - EuRAG)

  • Code of Conduct for European Lawyers (Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe - CCBE)

  • German Lawyers’ Fees Act (Gesetz über die Vergütung von Rechtsanwältinnen und rechtsanwälten - RVG)

For further reading on the aforementioned regulations and other applicable ones, you can visit the official website of the German Federal Chamber of Lawyers under www.brak.de and click on the column menu “Berufsrecht” for professional rights of the portal “FÜR ANWÄLTE” for lawyers (this website is only available in German.)

Supervisory Authority and Professional Regulations for Tax Advisors in Munich:

Relevant supervisory authority:
Steuerberaterkammer München/Munich Chamber of Tax Advisors - Nederlinger Str. 9, 80638 Munich, Germany

Legal occupational title granted in the Federal Republic of Germany.

The following professional regulations for tax advisors are available online for further reading on the official website of the German Federal Ministry for Justice and Consumer Protection under www.gesetze-im-internet.de (this website is only available in German):

  • German Tax Consultancy Act (Steuerberatungsgesetz - StBerG)

  • Regulation on the Implementation of Instructions for Tax Advisors, Tax Agents and Tax Consulting Companies (Verordnung zur Durchführung der Vorschrift über Steuerberater, Steuerbevollmächtigte und Steuerberatungsgesellschaften - DVStB)

  • Code of Conduct for the Chambers of Tax Advisors (Berufsordnung der Steuerberaterkammern)

  • Tax Counsel Fee Regulation (Steuerberatergebührenverordnung - StBGebV)

 Supervisory Authority and Professional Regulations for Notaries:

Frankfurt:
Relevant supervisory authority: Landgericht Frankfurt a. M./District Court of Frankfurt/Main– Gerichtsstr. 2, 60313 Frankfurt/Main, Germany

Relevant notary chamber:
Notarkammer Frankfurt a. M./Frankfurt Notary Chamber – Bockenheimer Anlage 36, 60322 Frankfurt/Main, Germany

Legal occupational title granted in the Federal Republic of Germany.

Berlin:
Relevant supervisory authority: Landgericht Berlin/District Court of Berlin – Tegeler Weg 17-21, 10617 Berlin

Relevant notary chamber:
Notarkammer Berlin/Berlin Notary Chamber – Littenstraße 10, 10179 Berlin, Germany

Legal occupational title granted in the Federal Republic of Germany.

The following professional regulations for notaries are available online for further reading on the official website of the German Federal Ministry for Justice and Consumer Protection under www.gesetze-im-internet.de (this website is only available in German):

  • German Federal Notarial Code (Bundesnotarordnung - BNotO)

  • Official Regulations for Notaries (Dienstordnung für Notarinnen und Notare - DONot)

  • German Notarization Act (Beurkundungsgesetz - BeurkG)

  • German Court and Notary Costs Act (Gerichts- und Notarkostengesetz - GNotKG)

 

4. Information about our Partners

For our partner in the Netherlands, HEUSSEN B.V., we refer to the information provided under www.heussen-law.nl

For our partner in Italy, HEUSSEN ITALIA Studio Legale e Tributario, we refer to the information provided under www.heussen-law.it.

 

5. Out-of-court dispute resolution

Clients may file an application for out-of-court dispute resolution with HEUSSEN Rechtsanwalts-gesellschaft mbH at:  

Rechtsanwaltskammer München
Tal 33, 80331 Munich, Germany
E-Mail: info@rak-muenchen.de
Internet: http://rak-muenchen.de/

In such out-of-court dispute resolution proceedings, the respective lawyer has to participate upon the request of the board of Rechtsanwaltskammer München.

 

6. Consumer dispute resolution bodies

Independent of the aforementioned, Bundesrechtsanwaltskammer has set up and maintains 

Schlichtungsstelle der Rechtsanwaltschaft
Neue Grünstraße 17, 10179 Berlin, Germany
E-Mail: schlichtungsstelle@s-d-r.org
Internet: http://www.s-d-r.org/

as a consumer dispute resolution body in the meaning of the German Verbraucherstreitbeilegungsgesetz.  

Please be informed that we are neither willing nor obliged to participate at such an alternative dispute resolution proceeding before Schlichtungsstelle der Rechtsanwaltschaft or other consumer dispute resolution bodies in the meaning of the German Verbraucherstreitbeilegungs-gesetz.

 

7. Online Dispute Resolution Platform

The European Commission has to set up and maintain the European platform for online dispute resolution (ODR platform). The ODR Platform is available on the internet under http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/.

Our e-Mail-address to contact us is as follows: