Legal Notices Germany

Legal entity

Legal advice in Germany is rendered by Mannheimer Swartling Advokatbyrå AB, German branch (Niederlassung Deutschland). Mannheimer Swartling Advokatbyrå AB is a limited liability company incorporated under the laws of Sweden:

Mannheimer Swartling Advokatbyrå AB
Registered office: Stockholm
Reg. No.: 556399-4499 at the Swedish Companies' Registration Office (Bolagsverket)
Address: Norrlandsgatan 21, 111 87 Stockholm, Sweden

To contact our office in Stockholm or the German offices, please use the contact details under Contact Us or send an e-mail to rec@msa.se.

Mannheimer Swartling Advokatbyrå AB is represented by its board of directors (Styrelse); please see the names of the current board members under The Board.

VAT No.: SE556399449901 (for Mannheimer Swartling Advokatbyrå AB, Sweden) and DE260547014 (for the German branch of Mannheimer Swartling Advokatbyrå AB).

Admission; laws and regulations

Unless otherwise specifically indicated, all German co-workers of Mannheimer Swartling Advokatbyrå AB, Niederlassung Deutschland, are admitted as Rechtsanwalt/Rechtsanwältin in the Federal Republic of Germany and are members of, and subject to the supervision of, the bar association in the city where they work:

Berlin:
Rechtsanwaltskammer Berlin, Littenstraße 9, 10179 Berlin, Germany. 
Website of Rechtsanwaltskammer Berlin

Frankfurt am Main:
Rechtsanwaltskammer Frankfurt am Main, Bockenheimer Anlage 36, 60322 Frankfurt am Main, Germany. 
Website of Rechtsanwaltskammer Frankfurt am Main

If a Rechtsanwalt/Rechtsanwältin at the same time is notary public, he/she is admitted as Notar in the Federal Republic of Germany and is member of, and subject to the supervision of, the following notaries’ association: 
Notarkammer Berlin, Littenstraße 10, 10179 Berlin, Germany.
Website of Notarkammer Berlin

Mannheimer Swartling and its co-workers in Germany are subject to the following professional laws and regulations:

Rechtsanwälte/Rechtsanwältinnen:
Federal Lawyers‘ Act (Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung, BRAO)
Rules of Professional Practice (Berufsordnung für Rechtsanwälte, BORA)
Federal Act for Specialised Lawyers (Fachanwaltsordnung, FAO)
Federal Lawyers’ Fees Act (Gesetz über die Vergütung der Rechtsanwältinnen und Rechtsanwälte, RVG)
Code of Conduct for European Lawyers (Berufsregeln der Rechtsanwälte der Europä-ischen Gemeinschaft)
Act regulating the activity of European lawyers in Germany (Gesetz über die Tätigkeit europäischer Rechtsanwälte in Deutschland, EuRAG)
These regulations are available on the website of the German Federal Bar Association(Bundesrechtsanwaltskammer).

Notare:
Federal Notaries‘ Act (Bundesnotarordnung, BNotO)
Federal Notarial Recordings Act (Beurkundungsgesetz, BeurkG)
Guidelines of the notaries‘ associations (Richtlinien der Notarkammern)
Rules of Professional Practice (Dienstordnung für Notarinnen und Notare, DONot)
Cost Regulation Act (Kostenordnung, KostO)
European Code of Conduct (Europäischer Kodex des notariellen Standesrechts)
These regulations are available on the website of the German Federal Notaries’ Association(Bundesnotarkammer).