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Authorized representative: Dr. Matthias Scholz (Managing Partner Germany), Bethmannstr. 50-54. 60311 Frankfurt/Main.

Partnerships register Frankfurt/Main (Local Court of Frankfurt/Main, PR No. 1602)

Baker & McKenzie Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten, Wirtschaftsprüfern und Steuerberatern mbB
Bethmannstrasse 50-54
60311 Frankfurt/Main
Germany
Tel: +49 69 2 99 08 203
Fax: +49 69 2 99 08 108
Email: Germany.info@bakermckenzie.com

Job titles and chambers

Unless otherwise indicated, all lawyers (m/f) at Baker & McKenzie's German offices are admitted to practice as lawyers in the Federal Republic of Germany and are members of the local bar associations (Rechtsanwaltskammern) competent for their respective office.

The competent bar associations are: Berlin, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt/Main and Munich. The addresses of these bar associations can be found at www.brak.de.

To the extent professionals are tax advisers, certified accountants and/or notaries, they are admitted to practice as tax advisers, accountants and/or notaries in the Federal Republic of Germany and are members of their local chamber(s) competent for their respective office.

The competent chambers of tax advisers (Steuerberaterkammern) are: Berlin, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt/Main and Munich. The addresses of these chambers can be found at www.bstbk.de

The competent chamber of public certified accountants (Wirtschaftsprüferkammer) is: Nationwide. The address of this chamber can be found at www.wpk.de

The competent chamber of notaries (Notarkammer) are: Frankfurt/Main. The address of the chamber can be found at www.bundesnotarkammer.de.

To the extent professionals are solicitors under English law, they are admitted to practice as solicitors in England and Wales and are members of the Law Society of England and Wales. The address of The Law Society of England and Wales can be found at www.lawsociety.org.uk under "„Office Locations ".

Professional Codes of Practice

Lawyers
Applicable professional codes for lawyers:

  • BRAO - Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung (Federal Lawyers' Code)
  • BORA - Berufsordnung (Lawyers’ Professional Code) 
  • FAO - Fachanwaltsordnung (Specialist Lawyers' Code) 
  • RVG - Rechtsanwaltsvergütungsgesetz (Lawyers' Fees Act) 
  • For international legal relations: "Berufsregeln der Rechtsanwälte der Europäischen Union (CCBE)" (Professional Standards for Lawyers in the European Community) 
  • For European lawyers (non-German): "Gesetz über die Tätigkeit europäischer Rechtsanwälte in Deutschland" (EuRAG) (Act Governing the Practice of European Lawyers in Germany)
  •  "Berufsrechtliche Ergänzungen zum Geldwäschebekämpfungsgesetz"

The wording of these codes can be found at www.brak.de under "Berufsrecht".

Tax advisers
Applicable professional codes for tax advisers:

  • StBerG - Steuerberatungsgesetz (Tax Advisory Act) 
  • DVStB - Durchführungsverordnung zum Steuerberatungsgesetz (Regulation Implementing The Tax Advisory Act)
  • BOStB - Berufsordnung der Bundessteuerberaterkammer (Professional Code Of The Federal Tax Advisory Chamber) 
  • StBGebV - Steuerberatergebührenverordnung (Tax Advisers' Fee Regulation)

The wording of these codes can be found at www.bstbk.de under "Der Steuerberater" – "Berufsrecht".

Accountants
Applicable professional codes for accountants:

  • WPO – Wirtschaftsprüferordnung (Code for Accountants) 
  • BS WP/vBP – Berufssatzung für Wirtschaftsprüfer/vereidigte Buchprüfer (Professional Rules for Accountants/Chartered Accountants) 
  • Satzung für Qualitätskontrolle (Rules on Quality Control) 
  • WPBHV - Wirtschaftsprüfer-Berufshaftpflichtversicherungsordnung (Regulation for the Insurance of Professional Liability of Accountants)

The wording of these codes can be found at www.wpk.de under "Rechtsvorschriften".

Notaries
Applicable professional codes for notaries:

  • BNotO - Bundesnotarordnung (Federal Regulation for Notaries) 
  • BeurkG - Beurkundungsgesetz (Notarization Act) 
  • Richtlinien der Notarkammern (Directives of the Chambers of Notaries) 
  • DONot - Dienstordnung für Notarinnen und Notare (Official Regulations for Notaries) 
  • KostO - Kostenordnung (Costs Regulation Act) 
  • Europäischer Kodex des notariellen Standesrechts (European Codex for Notaries)

The wording of these codes can be found at www.bundesnotarkammer.de under "Berufsrecht".

Solicitors

  • Solicitors' Code of Conduct 
  • Solicitors' Accounts Rules (SAR) 
  • Solicitors' Financial Services Rules 
  • Solicitors' Indemnity Insurance Rules

The wording of these codes can be found at www.sra.org.uk/solicitors/code-of-conduct.page.

VAT ID number: DE 112 156 501

Professional Liability Insurance
Baker & McKenzie International has professional liability insurance provided by Lloyds of London, insurance policy number B080111998P10 and various other insurers.

The territorial cover is worldwide. There are also local policies in place where this is necessary to comply with local rules.

In Germany, the insurer is Allianz Versicherungs-AG, Großer Burstah 3, 20457 Hamburg, insurance policy number GHV 90/457/9900097/210.

Person responsible for any journalistic-editorial content on the German website:
Iris Meinking, Bethmannstrasse 50-54, 60311 Frankfurt/Main.

Exclusive venue for any and all disputes shall be Frankfurt/Main.