We operate in Germany through our affiliated entity Pinsent Masons Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB.

Pinsent Masons Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB is the successor business to Pinsent Masons Germany LLP (a limited liability partnership registered in England & Wales (registered number: OC373389) which had a German branch registered in the register of partnerships of the Local Court of Munich (registered number: PR 1154)). Pinsent Masons Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB is an affiliated entity of Pinsent Masons LLP and is licensed to use the Pinsent Masons trade mark and branding.

Pinsent Masons Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB is the successor business to Pinsent Masons Germany LLP (a limited liability partnership registered in England & Wales (registered number: OC373389) which had a German branch registered in the register of partnerships of the Local Court of Munich (registered number: PR 1154)). Pinsent Masons Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB is an affiliated entity of Pinsent Masons LLP and is licensed to use the Pinsent Masons trade mark and branding.

The partnership is registered at the partnership register the Local Court of Munich, PR 1953, with its principal place of business at Ottostraße 21, 80333 Munich. It operates in Munich, Frankfurt and Düsseldorf.

Website

Provider of this website within the meaning of § 5 TMG:

Pinsent Masons Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB, Ottostraße. 21, 80333 Munich

Responsible for contents within the meaning of § 55 II RStV:

Rainer Kreifels, Rechtsanwalt, Partner, Board Member (München)

Pinsent Masons Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB

Rainer Kreifels is the Managing Partner of Pinsent Masons Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB, and is authorised to represent Pinsent Masons Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB.

Every partner is entitled to accept and process cases himself / herself.

List of partners:

A list of equity partners and non-equity partners including information on their professional qualifications can be inspected at Pinsent Masons Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB's place of business at Ottostraße 21, 80333 Munich.

The word 'partner', used in relation to Pinsent Masons Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB, refers to a partner of Pinsent Masons Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB who is a lawyer or an employee or consultant of Pinsent Masons Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB or any affiliated firm with equivalent standing and qualifications.

Admission / Professional Titles

Unless otherwise stated, all lawyers of our German offices are admitted to practise in Germany.

All German lawyers are members of their relevant Rechtsanwaltskammer (Chamber of Lawyers), (i.e. either Munich, Frankfurt or Düsseldorf.

Professional Regulations for Lawyers

The applicable professional regulations are the:

  • Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung (BRAO) (Federal Regulations for Lawyers)
  • Berufsordnung für Rechtsanwälte (BORA) (Professional Regulations for Lawyers)
  • Rechtsanwaltsvergütungsgesetz (RVG) (Lawyers' Fees Act)
  • Fachanwaltsordnung (Regulations on Specialist Lawyers)
  • Berufsregeln der Rechtsanwälte der Europäischen Gemeinschaft (Professional Regulations for Lawyers of the European Community)
  • Gesetz über die Tätigkeit europäischer Rechtsanwälte (EuRAG), Law implementing the Directives of the European Community pertaining to the professional law regulating the legal profession.

All texts may be accessed through  www.brak.de, under Berufsregeln.

Professional Indemnity Insurance

Our professional indemnity insurer is

Versicherungskammer Bayern:

Maximilianstr. 53, 80530 München, Germany

Cover provided complies at least with the legal requirements pursuant to the Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung (BRAO, the German Federal Lawyers’ Act) which requires German lawyers (Rechtsanwältinnen and Rechtsanwälte) to hold professional liability insurance with €250,000 being the minimum sum insured. Details are set out in section 51 BRAO.

In addition, we maintain professional indemnity insurance with Travelers Insurance DAC of Exchequer Court, 33 St Mary Axe, London, EC3A 8AE, United Kingdom, Aviva Insurance Limited of Pitheavlis, Perth, PH2 0NH, United Kingdom and Aviva Insurance Ireland DAC of St Helens, 1 Undershaft, London, EC3P 3DQ, United Kingdom. This insurance covers our practices globally and extends to acts or omissions wherever they occur in the world. Further details may be obtained from our Director of Risk Management.

All requests for further information or any complaints about Pinsent Masons Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB (including complaints concerning our fees and charges) should be addressed in the first instance with your client partner or head of the Munich office, failing which, they should be addressed to the Senior Partner of Pinsent Masons LLP at 30 Crown Place, London EC2A 4ES, United Kingdom.