Schäfer & Berkels
Rechtsanwälte in Bürogemeinschaft
Cecilienallee 45
40474 Düsseldorf, Germany

Tax ID: DE236318624

Tel.: +49-211-95599430
Fax: +49-211-95599439

All lawyers are admitted in the Federal Republic of Germany and are members of the Bar Council Düsseldorf, Freiligrathstraße 25, 40479 Düsseldorf, Germany.

The professional title „Rechtsanwalt“ was awarded in the Federal Republic of Germany.
The following professional regulations apply:
Federal Lawyers‘ Act (BRAO)
Specialist Attorney Regulations (FAO)
Professional Code of Conduct for Lawyers (BORA)
Lawyers‘ Fees Act (RVG) (from 01.07.2004)
Code of Conduct for Lawyers in the European Community (CCBE)

The full text of the above provisions and supplementary information on professional law can be found on the homepage of the Federal Chamber of Lawyers Category Professional law

Lawyers are obliged by the Federal Lawyers‘ Act to maintain professional liability insurance with a minimum sum insured of € 250,000. Details can be found in § 51 BRAO.
Schäfer & Berkels Rechtsanwälte in Bürogemeinschaft maintain a professional liability insurance for

Ergo Insurance AG
Victoria Square 1
40477 Düsseldorf

and at

Allianz Insurance Company
10900 Berlin

The geographical scope of professional indemnity insurance covers the entire EU territory and the states of the EEA Agreement.

Out-of-court settlement of disputes

In the event of disputes between attorneys and their clients, it is possible, upon request, to settle disputes out of court with the relevant regional bar association (pursuant to § 73 para. 2 no. 3 BRAO) or with the conciliation office of the legal profession (§§ 191 f. BRAO) with the Federal Bar Association (for more information, see


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