The information on this website is provided by Nikol & Goetz Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB (Partnership of Lawyers with Limited Professional Liability under the German Partnership Act) (“Nikol & Goetz”)
Tel.: +49 (0) 761 / 87 01 909-0
Fax: +49 (0) 32 12 / 22 60 400
Registered office in Freiburg, Local Court (Amtsgericht) of Freiburg, PR 700380
Bar Association and Admission
Nikol & Goetz and the lawyers working for Nikol & Goetz are regulated and supervised by the Freiburg Bar Association (Rechtsanwaltskammer), Bertoldstr. 44, 79098 Freiburg, Germany.
All lawyers at Nikol & Goetz are admitted in Germany to practise as Rechtsanwalt and are members of the Freiburg Bar Association (Rechtsanwaltskammer), Bertoldstr. 44, 79098 Freiburg, Germany.
Additionally, Matthias Goetz is admitted in England & Wales to practise as Solicitor and is a member of the Solicitors Regulation Authority, The Cube, 199 Wharfside Street, Birmingham, B1 1RN, United Kingdom. In his role as Solicitor, he is personally subject to the supervisory authority of the Solicitors Regulation Authority.
Nikol & Goetz and the lawyers working with Nikol & Goetz are subject to applicable professional rules and regulations in Germany which are available on the website of the German Bar Association (Bundesrechtsanwaltskammer) at http://www.brak.de under the section “Berufsrecht”.
These include, without limitation:
In his role as Solicitor, Matthias Goetz is also personally subject to the Overseas and Cross-border Practice Rules of the Solicitors Regulation Authority.
In accordance with Rule 4.3 of the Transparency Rules of the Solicitors Regulation Authority, we bring to your notice the following:
Nikol & Goetz has a professional indemnity insurance with worldwide coverage which is provided by AXA Versicherung AG, Colonia-Allee 10-20, 51067 Cologne, Germany. The insurance cover does not apply to liability claims arising from any of the following:
In the event of disputes between lawyers and their clients, the German Conciliatory Body for the Legal Profession (Schlichtungsstelle der Rechtsanwaltschaft), Rauchstraße 26, 10787 Berlin (tel.: +49(0)30 2844417-0; fax: +49(0)30 2844417-12; email: firstname.lastname@example.org, § 191f BRAO) provides alternative dispute resolution measures. The German Conciliatory Body for the Legal Profession is also the statutory consumer conciliatory body under the German Consumer Dispute Settlement Act (Verbraucherstreitbeilegungsgesetz).
The parties may also opt for alternative dispute resolution measures offered by the Freiburg Bar Association (Rechtsanwaltskammer), Bertoldstr. 44, 79098 Freiburg, Germany, http://www.rak-freiburg.de (§ 73 Abs. 2 Nr. 3 i.V.m. § 73 Abs. 5 BRAO).
The European Commission provides a platform to consumers for online dispute resolution that can be found under http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/ to settle disputes that relate to sales or services agreements.
Nikol & Goetz is open to the use of alternative dispute resolution measures, subject to prior consultation between Nikol & Goetz and the relevant client.
Nikol & Goetz has taken every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information provided on this website. However, the content of this website is solely for information purposes and does not constitute legal advice. To the extent permitted by law, Nikol & Goetz shall not be liable for the use of such information. The same applies to the content provided on third party websites referred to on this website and over which Nikol & Goetz has no control or influence.
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