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Solicitors Dr. Gärtner and Schaeben

Eupener Straße 70
50933 Cologne


Tel: +49 (0) 221 949956-0
Fax: +49 (0) 221 524404



Occupational Title and responsible Chamber The solicitors in this practice have the legal occupational title, solicitor, awarded in the Federal Republic of Germany. They belong to:
Cologne Bar Association
Riehler Strasse 30
50668 Cologne
Tel: 0221-973010-0
Fax: 0221-973010-50

Professional liability insurance with Europe-wide validity with Allianz Versicherungs- Aktiengesellschaft, 10900 Berlin


Rules of Professional Conduct

BRAO - Federal Code for the Legal Profession
BORA - Professional Code of Conduct for Solicitors
FAO - Code of Conduct for Specialist Solicitors
BRAGO - Federal Scale of Legal Fees
RVG - Salary Law for Solicitors in the European Community
EuRAG - Law of European Solicitors practice in Germany


All rules of professional conduct are available on the website of the Federal Bar Association under “Duty to Supply Information according to 5 TMG”


Extrajudicial Mediation

In the case of a conflict between solicitors and their principles, the Cologne Bar Association offers extrajudicial mediation as per §73 para.2 nr.3, §73 para.5 BRAO or from the legal arbitration board of the Federal Bar Association as per §191f BRAO (email:


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There was no evidence of illegal content at the time of linking. However, it is not possible to permanently control the contents of linked pages without concrete evidence of infringement. These links will be removed as soon as infringements emerge.



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