Legal Notice

The firm Kather Augenstein Rechtsanwälte PartGmbB is a partnership with limited professional liability based in Dusseldorf, Germany, registered in the partnership register of the District Court of Essen under number PR 3518. For the contact details for Kather Augenstein Rechtsanwälte PartGmbB see the section “Contact”.

The value added tax identification number of Kather Augenstein Rechtsanwälte PartGmbB is DE300710641

Responsible according to § 55 II RStV:
Miriam Kiefer LL.M.

Authorised representative according to Section 5 TMG:

Miriam Kiefer LL.M., Kather Augenstein Rechtsanwälte PartGmbB,
Bahnstr. 16, 40212 Dusseldorf

Admission to the bar

The lawyers at Kather Augenstein Rechtsanwälte PartGmbB are admitted to the bar in the Federal Republic of Germany as members of the Dusseldorf Bar Association:

Rechtsanwaltskammer Düsseldorf

Freiligrathstraße 25, 40479 Düsseldorf

Phone: 0211/49 5 02-0

Fax: 0211/49 5 02-28


Professional Regulations


·       BRAO – Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung [German Federal Code for the Legal Profession]

·       BORA – Berufsordnung für Rechtsanwälte [German Professional Code for Lawyers]

·       Fachanwaltsordnung (FAO) [German Professional Code for Specialist Lawyers]

·       Rechtsanwaltsvergütungsgesetz (RVG) [Law on the remuneration of lawyers]

·       Berufsregeln der Rechtsanwälte der Europäischen Gemeinschaft(CCBE) [Code of Conduct of the Council of the Bars and Law Societies of the European Union]

·       Gesetz über die Tätigkeit europäischer Rechtsanwälte in Deutschland (EuRAG) [Act on the Work of European Lawyers in Germany] dated 09 March 2000 (BGBl. I p. 182)

The above laws and regulations are available from the Federal Bar Association or the local bar association.

Professional Liability Insurance

Professional liability cover is provided by Liberty Mutual Insurance Europe Ltd, Head Office Germany, Cologne Tower, 37th floor, Im Mediapark 8, 50670 Cologne

The insurance cover does not apply to liability claims arising from activities related to consultation and engagement with non-European law or before non-European courts, Europe including all EU and EEA member States, and Switzerland.

Lawyers are obliged to maintain professional liability insurance with a minimum coverage of EUR 250,000 under BRAO regulations. The details are provided in Section 51 BRAO.

BORA – Professional Code for Lawyers

Note for Extrajudicial Dispute Resolution

Disputes between lawyers and their clients are entitled to extrajudicial mediation at the respective bar associations at their request (in accordance with Section 73 para. 2 no. 3 in conjunction with Section 73 para 5 BRAO) or at the conciliation body (Section 191 et seq. BRAO) of the Federal Chamber of Lawyers,(, e-Mail:


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