Notices pursuant to Section 5 German Tele Services Act (Teledienstegesetz):
Registered office of the firm:
Dr. Bettina Bergmann
50668 Cologne, Germany
VAT-ID nummer pursuant to Section 27a Umsatzsteuergesetz: DE251850217
Rechtsanwaltskammer Köln (Cologne Bar Association)
Riehler Strasse 30
50668 Cologne, Germany
Tel. +49 221 973010-0
Fax: +49 221 973010-50
Job title: Rechtsanwalt
Attributed by Rechtsanwaltkammer Köln
The firm is subject to the following professional standards and regulations:
- Rules and Regulations for German Lawyers (Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung - BRAO)
- Professional Standards for Lawyers (Berufsordnung für Rechtsanwälte)
- Rules and Regulations for Specialized Lawyers (Fachanwaltsordnung - FAO)
- Lawyers' Remuneration Act (Rechtsanwaltsvergütungsgesetz - RVG)
- Professional Standards for Lawyers in the European Community (Berufsregeln für Rechtsanwälte in der Europäischen Gemeinschaft - CCBE)
The text of these standards and regulations is available on the website of the Chamber of Lawyers in Germany (www.brak.de) under the section "Berufsrecht" (professional law).
Professional indemnity insurance: R+V Allgemeine Versicherung AG, Voltastraße 84, 60486 Frankfurt. The area of applicability of the insurance coverage encompasses the entitement to insurance benefits with foreign elements as far as they concern
- the assertion of rights before European and turkish courts - this also applies in case of a domestic executory title (Section 722 ZPO)
- the consultation and activity, the infringement or nonobservance of European Law including Turkish Law,
- an activity carried out abroad in Europe or Turkey and complies at least to the standards set out in Sections 51, 51 a BRAO.
Out-of-court settlement of disputes:
In case of disputes between lawyers and their clients, it is possible to request an out-of-court settlement mediated by the Cologne Bar Association (according to Section 73 (2) No. 3 in conjunction with Section 73 (5) BRAO (Federal Lawyers’ Act)) or via the Schlichtungsstelle der Rechtsanwaltschaft (Arbitration Board of the Legal Profession) Section 191 et seq. BRAO) of the Bundesrechtsanwaltskammer (Federal Bar Association), which can be found at the Bundesrechtsanwaltskammer (BRAK) website www.brak.de or the website of the Schlichtungsstelle der Rechtsanwaltschaft (Arbitration Board of the Legal Profession) www.schlichtungsstelle-der-rechtsanwaltschaft.de.
The European Commission provides a platform for the online settlement of disputes at https://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr
We are not willing or obliged to participate in a dispute settlement procedure before the consumer mediation body (Verbraucherschlichtungsstelle).
Liability for Content
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