Legal Disclosure

Legal Disclosure

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Company name 


Oppenhoff & Partner Rechtsanwälte Steuerberater mbB

Legal form, registered seat and registration
Partnership under German law ("Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mbB"), Seat in Cologne, registered at the Local Court (Amtsgericht) of Essen PR 1850

Partners with power of representation
Michael Abels
Gert Dittert
Dr. Axel Bödefeld
Dr. Stephan König
Dr. Michael Weigel
Dr. Gabriele Fontane
Dr. Harald Gesell
Dr. Gregor Seikel
Christof Gaudig
Stephan Müller
Dr. Regina Engelstädter
Dr. Jürgen Hartung
Dr. Günter Seulen
Dr. Marc Hilber
Dr. Gunnar Knorr
Dr. Sebastian Zeeck
Myriam Baars-Schilling
Dr. Markus Rasner
Alf Baars
Anne Vins-Niethammer
Jörn Kuhn
Dr. Axel Wenzel
Dr. Vanessa Pickenpack
Marc Krischer
Dr. Alexander Willemsen
Holger Hofmann
Prof. Dr. Nefail Berjasevic

VAT identification number
DE 814915153

Konrad-Adenauer-Ufer 23
50668 Cologne
PO box: 102 702, 50467 Cologne
Phone: +49 (0) 221 2091 0
telefax: +49 (0) 221 2091 333
email: [email protected]

Business area and competent supervisory authorities

Unless otherwise indicated, all of our lawyers are admitted within the Federal Republic of Germany to practice as lawyers. They are subject to the supervision of the Cologne Bar Association, Riehler Str. 30, 50668 Cologne, Frankfurt am Main Bar Association, Bockenheimer Anlage 36, 60322 Frankfurt am Main, Hamburg Bar Association, Valentinskamp 88, 20355 Hamburg and, to the extent that they are also licensed as tax advisers, the supervision of the Cologne Chamber of Tax Consultants, Gereonstraße 34-36, 50670 Cologne.
The supervisory authority for the notary Ms. Anne Vins-Niethammer and Ms. Dr Regina Engelstädter is the President of the Frankfurt am Main Regional Court with the address: Landgericht Frankfurt am Main, Präsident des Landgerichts, Gerichtsstraße 2, 60313 Frankfurt am Main.


Professional title and Competent Chamber
The professional title "notary" was awarded to Ms. Anne Vins-Niethammer and Ms. Dr Regina Engelstädter in the Federal Republic of Germany. The notaries are members of the Frankfurt am Main Chamber of Notaries, Bockenheimer Anlage 36, 60322 Frankfurt am Main, Phone: 069 170098 02, Telefax: 069 170098 25, E-mail: [email protected].


Regulations governing professional conduct

BRAO - Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung (Federal Lawyers Code)
BORA - Berufsordnung für Rechtsanwälte (Professional Code of Conduct for Lawyers)
Fachanwaltsordnung (Regulation Governing Specialist Lawyers)
Rechtsanwaltsvergütungsgesetz (RVG) (Lawyers’ Fees Act)
Berufsregeln der Rechtsanwälte der Europäischen Gemeinschaft (CCBE) (Code of Conduct for Lawyers in the European Community)
Gesetz über die Tätigkeit europäischer Rechtsanwälte in Deutschland (EuRAG)(Act on the Activities of European Lawyers in Germany) of 9 March 2000 (Federal Gazette I P. 182)

Tax Advisers:

StBerG - Steuerberatungsgesetz (Tax Consultancy Act)
DVStB - Durchführungsverordnung zum Steuerberatungsgesetz (Implementing Ordinance to the Tax Consultancy Act)
BOStB - Berufsordnung der Bundessteuerberatungskammer (Professional Code of Conduct of the Federal Chamber of Tax Consultants)
StBGebV - Steuerberatergebührenverordnung (Tax Consultants’ Fee Code) 


BNotO - Bundesnotarordnung (Federal Notaries Code)
BeurkG – Beurkundungsgesetz (Notarisation Act)
GNotKG - Gerichts- und Notarkostengesetz (Court and Notaries’ Costs Act)
DONot - Dienstordnung für Notarinnen und Notare (Official Regulations for Notaries)
Richtlinien der Notarkammer Frankfurt am Main (Guidelines of the Frankfurt am Main Chamber of Notaries)
Europäische Standesrichtlinien (European Code of Professional Conduct)


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Notice pursuant to Sec. 36 German Consumer Dispute Resolution Act (Verbraucherstreitbeilegungsgesetz, VSBG)
Oppenhoff & Partner Rechtsanwälte Steuerberater mbB will not participate in dispute resolution before a consumer conciliation board and is also under no obligation to do so.

Professional Indemnity Insurance 
Allianz Versicherungs-Aktiengesellschaft 
Königinstraße 28, 80802 Munich 

Geographical scope of applicability: worldwide