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Information set forth in accordance with § 5 Teledienstmediengesetz (TMG) and §§ 2, 3 Dienstleistungs-Informationspflichten-Verordnung (DL-InfoV)

1. Data

Diestel & Partner
Attorneys at Law mbB
Borselstra├če 16 (Borselhof)
22765 Hamburg

Telefon: +49 – (0)40 – 39808729 – 0
Telefax: +49 – (0)40 – 39808729 – 9
Email: lawtax@diestel-partner.de

Company corporate form: partnership with limited professional liabllity, registered in the Register of Partnerships of the Amtsgericht (Local Court) of Hamburg under registration number PR 388. Each partner is authorized and entitled to represent the firm alone. VAT ID No.: DE118978294

2. Admission to practice

All professional employees of Diestel & Partner are, according to the respective profession practiced as attorneys at law, members the professional chamber as mentioned below, which also is the competent supervisory authority:

Hanseatische Rechtsanwaltskammer Hamburg
Valentinskamp 88
20355 Hamburg

All attorneys at law of Diestel & Partner are admitted to practice law in the Federal Republic of Germany.

3. Provisions of law applicable to professional activities

The following provisions of law applicable to professional activities apply to the professional practice of the professionals in question:

        a) Attorneys at Law
            - Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung (BRAO)
            - Berufsordnung f├╝r Rechtsanw├Ąlte (BORA)
            - Fachanwaltsordnung (FAO)
            - Rechtsanwaltsverg├╝tungsgesetz (RVG)
            - Berufsregeln der Rechtsanw├Ąlte der Europ├Ąischen Gemeinschaft (CCBE)

            For more information, please see the website of the Bundesrechtsanwaltskammer (German Federal Bar
            Association): www.brak.de/

Professional Liability Insurance
Pursuant to the regulations of the BRAO lawyers are obligated to maintain professional liability insurance. Details are regulated in § 51 BRAO.

The territorial scope of the insurance coverage comprises legal advice as follows:

1. Germany
2. European Union member states; insurance coverage comprises actions
    2.1  in regards to advise concerning laws of the European Union
    2.2 of the lawyer before the Courts of the European Union.
3. Worldwide, to the extent of the minimum sum to be insured as regulated by law for liability to third parties arising from claims against the insured pursued before Courts of the European Union.
4. The insurance coverage does not comprise any liability arising from actions carried out through foreign branches, foreign law firms or other foreign offices.

HDI Gerling
Firmen und Privat Versicherungs AG
Georgstrasse 44
30159 Hannover

Avoiding Conflicts of Interest
Lawyers are prohibited by professional regulations from representing conflicting interests (§ 43a (4)  BRAO). Therefore, before an engagement is accepted, a conflict of interests check will be carried out.

Out-of-Court Dispute Arbitration
Disputes between lawyers and their clients can be settled out of court on request by the regional Chamber of Lawyers (“Rechtsanwaltskammer”) (pursuant to § 73 (2) no. 3 in connection with § 73 (5) BRAO or by the Federal Conciliation Body (“Schlichtungsstelle der Rechtsanwaltschaft”) of the Federal Chamber of Lawyers (§ 191f BRAO), which can be found on the Internet on the homepage of the Federal Chamber of Lawyers (“Bundesrechtsanwaltskammer”) www.brak.de or by e-mail: schlichtungsstelle@brak.de.


The information provided on this website is furnished only for general informational purposes and does not constitute legal advice. We have reviewed the information offered carefully but assume no liability for its being accurate, complete, and up to date. The content of external websites that can be reached from this website via hyperlinks or that link to this website is third-party content over which we have no influence and for which we therefore disclaim all liability. Reproduction or dissemination of information contained in this website requires prior written approval by Diestel & Partner.

Pictures and Copyright:

Barcelona - Nr. 369524/ - Pitopia/M.Cacciapuoti, 2008
Hamburg - Flagge - Nr. 31674/- Pitopia/Martina Berg, 2006
Hamburger Hafen - Nr. 221767/ - Pitopia/positron, 2007
Binnenalster in Hamburg - Nr. 114956/- Pitopia/peaches, 2007
Strafjustizgeb├Ąude - Nr. 259849/ & Pitopia/Renate Krafft, 2008
Oberlandesgericht - Hamburg Nr. 66052/ Pitopia/Bernd Kr├╝ger, 2005
Anrufen - Nr. 187952/ Pitopia/Marc Dietrich, 2007
Gef├Ąngnis - Nr. 121545/ Pitopia/Andrea Soziaghi, 2007
Flugzeug - Nr. 260375/ Pitopia/R├╝diger Rebmann, 2008
Containerschiff - Nr. 194310/ Pitopia/An_Ka, 2007
Flugzeug - Nr. 260375/ Pitopia/R├╝diger Rebmann, 2008
Hamburger Landungsbr├╝cken - Nr. 63751/ Pitopia/Bernd Kr├╝ger, 2006
Binnenalster in Hamburg - Nr. 346226/ Pitopia/Lothar Reupert, 2006
Wasserschl├Âsschen - Nr. 284342/ Pitopia/Renate Krafft, 2008

Europafahne - Nr. 7623927/Europa - Sven H - www.fotolia.de
Frankfurt Nr. 3636663/Durchblick - Phoenixpix - www.fotolia.de
Hammer Nr. 10088940/
Wooden justice gavel and block with brass - Yanik Chauvin - www.fotolia.de
Zug: Nr. 2222557/ spiegelung - www.fotolia.de
Pflichtteil - Nr. 20436350/ Ewe Degiampietro© - www.fotolia.de

Borselstra├če 16 (Borselhof) D-22765 Hamburg
Partnerschaftsregister beim AG Hamburg PR 388
Telefon: +49 40 39 80 87 29-0
Telefax: +49 40 39 80 87 29-9