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All lawyers presented on this website are admitted to the German Bar and are members of the Nuremberg Bar Association (Rechtsanwaltskammer Nürnberg), which also serves as the responsible regulatory authority. Contact information: Rechtsanwaltskammer Nürnberg, Fürther Str. 115, 90429 Nürnberg, Germany, phone: +49 (0) 911 926 33 0, fax: +49 (0) 911 926 33 33, e-mail:
Lawyers admitted to the German Bar are subject to several professional regulations. There are in particular: Federal Lawyers' Act (Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung, BRAO), Professional Regulations for Lawyers (Berufsordnung der Rechtsanwälte, BORA), Order of Specialized Lawyers (Fachanwaltsordnung, FAO), Charter of the core principles of the European legal profession and Code of Conduct for European lawyerss (CCBE), German Act on Lawyers' Fees (Rechtsanwaltsvergütungsgesetz, RVG), and the „Partnerschaftsgesellschaftsgesetz“ (PartGG), a law on partnerships between members of the liberal professions. Further information and details can be viewed on the homepage of the Federal Chamber of Lawyers (Bundesrechtsanwaltskammer): www.brak.de. Lawyers admitted to the German Bar are obligated to have a professional liability insurance, the minimum amount that has to be insured is 250,000 €. For details, please see § 51 BRAO.
Our professional indemnity insurance:
HDI Versicherung AG, HDI-Platz 1, 30659 Hannover, Germany.
Area covered by the insurance: Europe.
Competent consumer arbitration boards:
The Lawyers’ Arbitration Board, Neue Grünstr. 17, 10179 Berlin, www.s-d-r.org, is competent for property disputes arising from the client-lawyer relationship. Dr. Rauscher & Partner Lawyers are generally prepared to participate in dispute settlement proceedings at the Lawyers’ Arbitration Board.
In case of disputes over a contract processing for so-called "online service contracts", which come about between the consumer and the lawyer on the lawyer's website or through any other electronic means, consumers can also use new possibilities for the amicably settlement of disputes. The hyperlink to the platform of the European Union for amicably online dispute resolution is: http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/. The settlement of disputes is out-of-court and completely online.
In the event of a dispute between the law firm and a client, it is pointed out that both parties are entitled to appeal the arbitration board at the Nuremberg Bar Association (Rechtsanwaltskammer Nürnberg). Alternatively, the Federal Chamber of Lawyers’ (Bundesrechtsanwaltskammer) Ombudsman can be called, if the amount in dispute is less than 15 000 €. Concerning the same matter, only one of the abovementioned can be asked for conciliation at a time.
The addresses are:
Rechtsanwaltskammer Nürnberg, Fürther Str. 115, 90429 Nürnberg, Germany.
Ombudsmann Berlin, c/o Bundesrechtsanwaltskammer, Littenstr. 9, 10179 Berlin, Germany.
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