The responsible provider of this website (www.zellerseyfert.com) is:
ZELLER & SEYFERT Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB
D-60327 Frankfurt am Main
Tel.: +49 69 58 80 972-30 (German-speaking secretary)
Tel.: +49 69 58 80 972-40 (native English-speaking secretary)
Fax: +49 69 58 80 972-31
Registered branch of the partnership: Friedrichstraße 88, D-10117 Berlin, Germany
The law firm ZELLER & SEYFERT has the legal form „Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mit beschränkter Berufshaftung (mbB)“.
Management: Atty. Dr. Christian Hendrik Zeller and Atty. Dr. Christian Seyfert, LL.M. (USA)
Register of Partnerships: Amtsgericht Frankfurt am Main in Germany, PR 2117
Bar Association in charge
All attorneys working with ZELLER & SEYFERT Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB are licensed to practice law in the Federal Republic of Germany. They are attorneys (“Rechtsanwälte”) under German law. The responsible supervisory authority / bar association in charge is the Rechtsanwaltskammer Frankfurt am Main, Bockenheimer Anlage 36, D-60322 Frankfurt am Main, Germany. All attorneys working with ZELLER & SEYFERT Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB are members of the Rechtsanwaltskammer Frankfurt am Main.
Academic Titles and Job Titles
German Attorney at Law (“Rechtsanwalt”) Dr. Christian Seyfert, LL.M. (USA):
The academic title „Doctor of Law” (Dr. jur.) (Ph.D.) was bestowed on him by the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg.
The academic title „LL.M. in US Legal Studies” was bestowed on him by the Golden Gate University, San Francisco, USA.
The capacity “Certified IP Law Specialist“ (in German: “Fachanwalt für Gewerblichen Rechtsschutz“) was bestowed on him by the Rechtsanwaltskammer Frankfurt am Main.
The capacity „Certified Copyright & Media Law Specialist“ (in German: “Fachanwalt für Urheber- und Medienrecht“) was bestowed on him by the Rechtsanwaltskammer Frankfurt am Main.
The capacity "Certified Specialist of International Business Law" (in German: "Fachanwalt für Internationales Wirtschaftsrecht") was bestowed on him by the Rechtsanwaltskammer Frankfurt am Main.
German Attorney at Law (“Rechtsanwalt”) Dr. Christian Hendrik Zeller:
The academic title „Doctor of Law” (Dr. jur.) (Ph.D.) was bestowed on him by the Goethe University Frankfurt am Main.
Malpractice Liability Insurance
Name and address of our malpractice liability insurance provider:
AXA Versicherung AG Vermögensschadenhaftpflicht, Colonia-Allee 10-20, D-51067 Köln, Germany.
Geographical coverage of the insurance:
basically worldwide, with the exception of liability claims arising from activities
- via firms or offices which are established or maintained in foreign countries,
- in connection with the consultation and engagement with extra-European law,
- of the lawyers before extra-European courts.
For liability claims put forward against the policy holder before extra-European courts the insurance protection is equal to the statutory minimum sum insured.
The following rules apply: Teil 1 A. § 4 Ziff.1, Teil 2 A. Ziff. 2.1, 4.1 AVB-RSW and §§ 51 et seq. BRAO.
Professional Regulations for German Attorneys at Law
German attorneys at law are subject to the following professional rules and regulations:
Berufsordnung der Rechtsanwälte (BORA) [Professional Regulations for Attorneys at Law]
Fachanwaltsordnung (FAO) [Regulations for Specialized Attorneys at Law]
Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung (BRAO) [Federal Regulations for Attorneys at Law]
Rechtsanwaltsvergütungsgesetz (RVG) [German Code for Attorney Fees]
Berufsregeln der Rechtsanwälte in der Europäischen Gemeinschaft [Professional Rules for Attorneys at Law in the European Community].
The professional regulations can be found at www.brak.de which is the website of the Bundesrechtsanwaltskammer [Federal Bar Association for German Attorneys at Law].
Multidisciplinary Activities / Professional Associations / Conflicts of Interest
The law firm ZELLER & SEYFERT Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB is coopering with different attorneys or law firms abroad in cases which involve foreign jurisdictions or legal systems. However, ZELLER & SEYFERT Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB has not signed any framework agreement or master agreement with any particular foreign law firm or foreign attorney.
ZELLER & SEYFERT Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB does not offer tax legal advice.
Information about memberships and volunteering activities of each of the law firm's attorneys can be found in the individual descriptions (please follow the link “LITIGATORS”).
According to professional regulations (Art. 43a, section 4 BRAO), German attorneys at law are prohibited representing clients in case of a conflict of interest. We therefore carefully check if there are conflicting interests before accepting a client's case.
Settlement of disputes out of court
When it comes to disputes between German attorneys at law and their clients, clients have the option to ask for settlement negotiations at the Rechtsanwaltskammer in Frankfurt am Main in order to solve of the dispute with the German attorney out of court (according to Art. 73, section 2, subsection 3 BRAO in conjunction with Art. 73, section 5 BRAO). The settlement negotiations can also take place at the Federal German Bar Association (“Bundesrechtsanwaltskammer”, see: www.brak.de, e-mail: email@example.com).
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Limitation of Liability
In spite of our highest scrutiny we do not accept any liability for the content of external websites to which we link from our website (external links). The operators of any linked pages are solely responsible for their content.
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