Rechtsanwalt / Attorney at Law
VAT number: DE244671235
Professional liability insurance with coverage within the European Union and at least according to Section 51 of the German Federal Lawyers’ Act (Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung) is provided by Allianz Versicherungs-AG, 10900 Berlin.
The titles “Rechtsanwalt” / “Rechtsanwältin” (Attorney at Law) were conferred in Germany. The active partners and employees in the firm, to the extent that they carry the title “Rechtsanwalt” / “Rechtsanwältin”, are members of the following bar associations, which is their responsible supervisory body:
The titles “Rechtsanwalt” / “Rechtsanwältin” (Attorney at Law) respectively were awarded to the members of the firm by the responsible Ministry of Justice on the basis of Federal German legal standards, after the successful completion of the second state law exam and a special admission process by the chief justice responsible for their respective court district.
The relevant professional legal laws and regulations to which the members of the law firm are subject to are:
• Federal Code for the Legal Profession – Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung (BRAO),
• Professional Code of Conduct – Berufsordnung der Rechtsanwälte (BORA),
• Regulations for Certified Expert Lawyers Specialized in Certain Areas of Law – Fachanwaltsordnung (FAO),
• Federal Lawyers’ Fees Act – Gesetz über die Vergütung der Rechtsanwältinnen und Rechtsanwälte (RVG),
• CCBE Code of Conduct for European Lawyers – Berufsregeln der Rechtsanwälte der Europäischen Gemeinschaft (CCBE-Berufsregeln),
• Act Governing the Activities of European Lawyers in Germany – Gesetz über die Tätigkeit europäischer Rechtsanwälte in Deutschland (EuRAG),
• Professional rules regarding anti-money laundering laws – Berufsrechtliche Ergänzungen zum Geldwäschebekämpfungsgesetz (GWG)
A German Attorney at Law may not represent conflicting interests pursuant to Section 43a(4) German Federal Code for the Legal Profession -Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung (BRAO). Kanzlei Forssman will therefore check whether a conflict of interests exists.
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Rechtsanwalt / Attorney at Law
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Art. 14(1) of the ODR-Ordinance and Sections 36 and 37 of the Act on Alternative Dispute Resolution in Consumer Matters – Verbraucherstreitbeilegungsgesetz (VSBG)
The European Commission provides a platform for out-of-court dispute resolution, which can be found at http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/.
In Germany, the competent consumer conciliation board for disputes over proprietary interests resulting from a client-lawyer relationship is the Lawyers’ Meditation Board (Schlichtungsstelle der Rechtsanwaltschaft), Rauchstrasse 26, 10787 Berlin, http://www.schlichtungsstelle-der-rechtsanwaltschaft.de
On application, the local bar associations in Munich will mediate in case of disputes between Kanzlei Forssman and the client pursuant to Section 73(2) no. 3 and Section 73(5) German Federal Code for the Legal Profession – Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung (BRAO).
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