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Legal services in Germany are rendered by Hausfeld Rechtsanwälte LLP. Hausfeld Rechtsanwälte LLP is a limited liability partnership under the jurisdiction of the State of New York, registered in New York, U.S.A., Department of State, Division of Corporations pursuant to the State Records & Uniform Commercial Code under the registration number 150928000675, and recorded in the partnership registry of the District Court of Charlottenburg under the number PR 1068 B Hausfeld Rechtsanwälte LLP. It has its headquarters in Berlin, Germany.
Hausfeld Rechtsanwälte LLP, Kurfürstendamm 218, 10719 Berlin
Telephone: +49 30 322 903 001
Telefax: +49 30 322 903 100
VAT (Umsatzsteuer) ID: DE303392495
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Professional title and designated associations:
Unless indicated otherwise, all attorneys practicing law at Hausfeld Rechtsanwälte LLP in the Federal Republic of Germany are admitted to the practice of law in Germany. They are members of the respective bar association of their location which is designated as their supervising authority.
Berlin Bar Association
Düsseldorf Bar Association
Inquiries about details with respect to the bar admission of individual attorneys can be made at the Federal Bar Association.
For the other professionals at Hausfeld Rechtsanwälte LLP, the professional titles and designated associations are as follows:
Solicitors under the laws of the United Kingdom - Law Society of England and Wales (http://www.lawsociety.org.uk),
Avocats (Brussels Bar) – Brussels Bar (http://www.barreaudebruxelles.info/index.php/fr/),
Attorneys at Law (New York) – New York Bar Association (http://www.nycourts.gov),
Attorneys at Law (Washington DC) – DC Bar Association (https://www.dcbar.org),
Attorneys at Law (Pennsylvania) – Pennsylvania Bar Association (http://www.pabar.org),
Attorneys at Law (New Jersey) – New Jersey Bar Association (http://tcms.njsba.com)
Laws and regulations governing the profession:
Attorneys of Hausfeld Rechtsanwälte LLP are bound by the Federal Lawyers’ Act (Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung / BRAO), the Rules of Professional Practice for Attorneys (Berufsordnung der Rechtsanwälte / BORA), the Rules for Specialist Attorneys (Fachanwaltsordnung / FAO), the Lawyers‘ Compensation Act (Rechtsanwaltsvergütungsgesetz / RVG), the Code of Conduct for Lawyers in the European Union (CCBE) and the Act Regulating the Activity of European Lawyers in Germany (Gesetz über die Tätigkeit europäischer Rechtsanwälte in Deutschland / EuRAG). The above-named laws and regulations can be viewed and retrieved on the website of the Federal Bar Association (www.brak.de) in the category “Berufsrecht” (Professional Rights).
For the other professionals at Hausfeld Rechtsanwälte LLP, the following professional laws and regulations are binding:
Solicitors under the laws of the United Kingdom – Solicitors’ Code of Conduct, Solicitors’ Accounts Rules, Solicitors’ Financial Services Rules, Solicitors’ Indemnity Insurance Rules (www.sra.org.uk/solicitors/code-of-conduct.page),
Avocats (Brussels Bar) – Code de déontologie de l'avocat (http://www.barreaudebruxelles.info/images/publications/recueil_codeon_rdb.pdf),
Attorneys at Law (New York) – New York Rules of Professional Conduct (http://www.nycourts.gov/attorneys/resources.shtml),
Attorneys at Law (Washington DC) - DC Rules of Professional Conduct (https://www.dcbar.org/bar-resources/legal-ethics/amended-rules/index.cfm),
Attorneys at Law (Pennsylvania) – http://www.pacode.com/secure/data/204/chapter81/s81.4.html,
Attorneys at Law (New Jersey) – http://tcms.njsba.com/personifyebusiness/LegalResources.aspx
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In the case of disputes between attorneys and their clients, it is possible upon request to settle the dispute out of court before the Berlin Bar Association or before the arbitration board for the legal profession at the Federal Bar Association, which can be found on the website of the Federal Bar Association (http://www.brak.de), Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.