HARTE-BAVENDAMM Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mbB
Am Sandtorkai 77
20457 Hamburg

Tel.: +49 (0)40 60 56 29 30
Fax: +49 (0)40 60 56 29 399

Partnership with Limited Professional Liability (Partnerschaft mit beschränkter Berufshaftung) registered with the Local Court of Hamburg at PR 906

Recorded partners: Dr. Andrea Jaeger-Lenz, Dr. Michael Goldmann, Dr. Karolina Schöler, Dr. Arne Lambrecht, Dr. Malte Lieckfeld, Cathérine Elkemann, Janna Thomsen

VAT-ID: DE259236445

The lawyers of our firm are admitted as Rechtsanwälte under the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany.

Bar association:

Hanseatische Rechtsanwaltskammer Hamburg
Valentinskamp 88
20355 Hamburg
Tel.: +49 (0)40 357441 0
Fax: +40 (0)40 357441 41

Rules and regulations on professional conduct:

Federal Lawyer’s Act (BRAO)
Federal Lawyer’s Remuneration Act (RVG)
Lawyer’s Code of Conduct (BORA)
Regulations on Specialist Lawyers (FAO)
These and further statutes are available under

Extra-judicial arbitration:

Disputes between lawyers and their clients can be settled extra-judicially at the competent regional bar association in accordance with Sections 73(2) No. 3 and 73(5) Federal Lawyer’s Act (BRAO) or at the Lawyer’s Mediation Board (Schlichtungsstelle der Rechtsanwaltschaft) (Section 191 f BRAO); further details can be obtained via the competent bar association mentioned.

The European Commission established a platform for online dispute resolution at

In Germany, the competent consumer conciliation board pursuant to Section 36 VSBG for pecuniary disputes arising from the client relationship is the Lawyer’s Mediation Board (Schlichtungsstelle der Rechtsanwaltschaft), Rauchstraße 26, 10787 Berlin (

We do not participate in procedures for dispute resolution before a consumer conciliation board and are not required to do so.

Professional liability insurance:

Provided by ERGO Versicherung AG, Victoriaplatz 1, 40477 Düsseldorf. Pursuant to the special terms applicable to lawyers and patent agents claims for professional liability arising from (i) services involving legal advice in non-European law and concerning oneself with such law, and (ii.) the lawyer appearing before non-European are not covered by insurance protection.

All agreements with our clients are governed in principle by the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany, excluding its conflict of laws rules. And the courts of Hamburg shall have exclusive jurisdiction for any claims arising out of or in connection with such agreements.

Design & programming of the website:

HeadStarterz GmbH
Sankt Johanns-Vorstadt 10
4056 Basel

Tobias Steinemann (Conception and Content), Noëmi Wüthrich (Design), Philipp Roth (Development)


Portrait of people and visual world

Markus Abele Photography
Eimsbütteler Chaussee 23
20259 Hamburg

Portrait of Andrea Jaeger-Lenz

Brita Plath Photography
Feldbrunnenstrasse 29
20148 Hamburg

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