Herbert Smith Freehills LLP and its subsidiaries and Herbert Smith Freehills, an Australian partnership, are separate member firms of the international legal practice known as Herbert Smith Freehills.
We practice in Germany, through Herbert Smith Freehills Germany LLP, a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC383415. It is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors' Regulation Authority of England and Wales whose rules can be accessed via www.sra.org.uk/code-of-conduct.page. A list of the members and their professional qualifications is open to inspection at the registered office, Exchange House, Primrose Street, London EC2A 2EG. We use the word partner of Herbert Smith Freehills Germany LLP to refer to a member of Herbert Smith Freehills Germany LLP, or an employee or consultant with equivalent standing and qualifications.
Herbert Smith Freehills Germany LLP is registered for V.A.T in Germany under DE815417466.
The German taxpayer identification number for Herbert Smith Freehills Germany LLP is 14/327/01491.
Herbert Smith Freehills Germany LLP is represented in Germany by Dr Ralf Thaeter LL.M., Hans Thomas Kessler, LL.M., Dr Nico Abel, Dr Mathias Wittinghofer, Kai Liebrich, Dr Dirk Hamann, Dr Michael Dietrich, LL.M., Julia K. Müller, Dr Markus Lauer, Thomas Weimann, Moritz Kunz, Dr Patricia Nacimiento, Soenke Becker, Christoph Nawroth, Helmut Goerling, and Dirk Seiler.
Frankfurt am Main Neue Mainzer Strasse 75 60311 Frankfurt am Main Phone: +49 69 2222 82400 Fax: +49 69 2222 82499
Berlin Berliner Freiheit 2 10785 Berlin Phone +49 30 2215 10400 Fax +49 30 2215 10499
Düsseldorf Breite Strasse 29-31 40213 Düsseldorf Tel: +49 211 9755 9000 Fax: +49 211 9755 9099
Unless otherwise stated, all German lawyers at Herbert Smith Freehills Germany LLP are admitted within the Federal Republic of Germany to practice as lawyers (Rechtsanwalt) and are members of the Bar (Rechtsanwaltskammer) for their respective offices.
Rechtsanwaltskammer Frankfurt: Bockenheimer Anlage 36, 60322 Frankfurt am Main
Rechtsanwaltskammer Berlin: Littenstrasse 9, 10179 Berlin
Rechtsanwaltskammer Dusseldorf: Freiligrathstrasse 25, 40479 Dusseldorf
Rules and Regulations Governing Professional Conduct
Relevant rules and regulations governing the professional conduct of lawyers admitted in Germany:
- Federal Lawyers' Act (Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung; BRAO)
- Lawyers' Compensation Act (Rechtsanwaltsvergütungsgesetz; RVG)
- Rules of Professional Practice (Berufsordnung; BORA)
- Rules of Professional Practice for Specialist Lawyers (Fachanwaltsordnung; FAO)
The relevant professional rules and regulations for lawyers can be accessed and viewed under the "Berufsrecht" section of the Bundesrechtsanwaltskammer website: http://www.brak.de (primarily in German language).
Solicitors of England and Wales
Relevant rules and regulations governing the professional conduct of solicitors can be found on the website of the Solicitors Regulation Authority of England and Wales at http://www.sra.org.uk.
In accordance with the disclosure requirements of the Provision Services Regulations 2009, our professional indemnity insurer is Travelers Insurance Company Limited (broker reference no. QF078309) of Exchequer Court, 33 St. Mary Axe, London, EC3A 8AG.
Scope of the insurance cover: any events insured under our professional indemnity insurance which are caused by the insured, wherever in the world they occur.