Legal information

Information about the partnership and pursuant to section 5 of the German Telemedia Act (Telemediengesetz, TMG) and section 2 of the German Regulation on Service Information Requirements (Dienstleistungs-Informationspflichten-Verordnung, DL-InfoV)

The legally responsible service provider for pursuant to section 5 of the German Telemedia Act is:
POSSER SPIETH WOLFERS & PARTNERS Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB (Partnership of Lawyers with Limited Professional Liability under the German Partnership Act (Partnerschaftsgesellschaftsgesetz))

Registered seat: Berlin, Registered as a company at Berlin-Charlottenburg District Court (commercial register number PR 1279 B)
VAT identification number: DE 313750097

The individual partners, pursuant to the German Partnership Act, are authorised to represent the company. These are:

Berlin office: Clemens Niclas Hellermann, Dr Wolf Friedrich Spieth, Dr Benedikt Wolfers, Dr Burkard Wollenschläger
Palais Holler, Kurfürstendamm 170, 10707 Berlin
T +49 30 814 542 400

Düsseldorf office: Dr Herbert Posser
Andreas-Quartier, Mühlenstr. 36, 40213 Düsseldorf
T +49 211 542 620 00

Professional liability insurance

Professional liability insurance is provided by Zurich Insurance plc in 53287 Bonn, Germany. This insurance covers activities in the member countries of the European Union and complies with the requirements of section 51a of the German Federal Lawyers’ Act (Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung, BRAO).

Rules of professional conduct

The rules of professional conduct for lawyers in Germany are the German Federal Lawyers’ Act (Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung, BRAO), the Rules of Professional Practice for Lawyers, (Berufsordnung der Rechtsanwälte, BORA), the Rules of Professional Practice for Specialist Lawyers (Fachanwaltsordnung, FAO), the Code of Conduct of the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe, the Federal Lawyers’ Fees Act (Bundesrechtsanwaltsgebührenordnung, BRAGO) and the German Act on Lawyers’ Fees (Rechtsanwaltsvergütungsgesetz, RVG).

The rules of professional conduct can be viewed at the responsible professional association or at

Competent supervisory authorities

The competent supervisory authorities responsible for lawyers are the law societies for Berlin and Düsseldorf; the addresses of these associations can be found at


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POSSER SPIETH WOLFERS & PARTNERS does not participate in dispute settlement proceedings before consumer arbitration bodies.

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