Legal notice

Name and business address

Hanefeld Rechtsanwälte
Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH

Brooktorkai 20
D-20457 Hamburg
T +49 (0)40 18 04 82 93-0
F +49 (0)40 18 04 82 93-9

27, rue Dumont d´Urville
F-75116 Paris
T +33 (0)1 734 45 63-0
F +33 (0)1 734 45 63-9

Legal status

Pursuant to the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany, Hanefeld Rechtsanwälte Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH is a limited liability company of attorneys with its head office in Hamburg and a local branch in Paris.

Amtsgericht Hamburg HRB 130295

VAT Identification Number


Professional liability insurance

The work of all lawyers (Partners and Associates) listed above is covered by a professional liability insurance extended to all EU Member States as well as the Member States of the European Economic Area (AXA Versicherungen, Colonia-Allee 10-20, 51607 Cologne, Germany).

Bar association / Professional statutes

All lawyers working for or in cooperation with Hanefeld Rechtsanwälte Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH and listed above as 'Rechtsanwalt' have been admitted to the bar in accordance with the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany. Ms. Matthews and Dr Hauser-Morel are not 'Rechtsanwalt' under German law. Ms. Matthews is a French avocate à la cour and a member of Paris Bar; Dr. Hauser-Morel is a Polish radca prawny and also a member of the Paris Bar (Directive 95/5/EC). The competent authority for Hanefeld Rechtsanwälte Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH is the Hanseatic Bar Association (Valentinskamp 88, 20355 Hamburg, Germany).

Relevant regulations can be found at These regulations include the Federal Lawyers Act (BRAO); the German Lawyers' Fees Act (RVG); the Lawyers' Professional Code of Conduct (BORA) and the Code of Conduct for European Lawyers (CCBE).

Avoidance of conflicts of interest

Under its professional rules, German attorneys may not represent conflicting interests (§ 43a par. 4 BRAO). Hence, before accepting a new mandate, a conflict check is always conducted.

Out of court settlements

In the event of a dispute between lawyers and clients, they may make use of alternative dispute resolution services at the regional bar association (according to § 73 par. 2 No. 3 in connection with § 73 par. 5 BRAO) or at the conciliation board of the Federal Chamber of Lawyers (§ 191 et seq BRAO). Further information can be found on the website of the Federal Chamber of Lawyers (, email:


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Information and liability

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained on this website and its links. However, Hanefeld Rechtsanwälte Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH is excluded from any and all liability that may arise from the use of, or reliance on the information in this website and its links. The information on this site does not constitute legal advice.

Governing law

The legal information on this website as well as all questions and disputes arising from or in connection with this website are subject to the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany.


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