Legal

Pursuant to Section 35a GmbHG (German Private Limited Companies Act), Sections 5 and 6 TMG (German Telemedia Act), Section 4 (2) BDSG (German Federal Data Protection Act) and Section 2 DL-InfoV (German Service Information Duty Regulations), responsibility for the content of the Internet domains "www.alpmann-froehlich.de", "www.alpmann-froehlich.com", "www.alpmann-froehlich.eu", "www.alpmannfroehlich.de", "www.alpmannfroehlich.com" and "www.alpmannfroehlich.eu" lies with 

ALPMANN FRÖHLICH Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH

Contact:

Verspoel 12
48143 Münster
Telephone: +49 (251) 41701 - 0
Telefax: +49 (251) 41701 - 60
Email: muenster(at)alpmann-froehlich.de

Alter Fischmarkt 8
48143 Münster
Telephone: +49 (251) 98109 - 0
Telefax: +49 (251) 98109 - 60
Email: muenster(at)alpmann-froehlich.de

Bonhoefferstr. 10
48282 Emsdetten
Telephone: +49 (2572) 875 - 0
Telefax: +49 (2572) 875 - 33
Email: emsdetten(at)alpmann-froehlich.de

Münsterstr. 53 (Gelbe Villa)
48431 Rheine
Telephone: +49 (5971) 80161 - 0
Telefax: +49 (5971) 80161 - 33
Email: rheine(at)alpmann-froehlich.de

Gartenstiege 16
48485 Neuenkirchen
Telephone: +49 (5973) 6003 - 49
Telefax: +49 (5973) 6001 - 93
Email: neuenkirchen(at)alpmann-froehlich.de

Legal form | Registered domicile | Registry court

Legal form: GmbH (private limited company under German law)
Registered domicile: 48282 Emsdetten
Registry court: AG Steinfurt (Steinfurt Local Court), Company No.: HRB 6891

Management

Management officers:
Hans-Georg Fühner, Lawyer
Horst Wüstenbecker, Lawyer
Dr. Christian Klöver, Lawyer

VAT Identification Number

pursuant to Section 27a UStG (German VTA Act):

VAT ID: DE241158447

Professional titles

The official professional titles of the individual members are “Rechtsanwalt” (abbreviated “RA” - Lawyer) or “Rechtsanwalt (RA) und Notar” (Lawyer and Notary). The professional titles have been officially granted in the Federal Republic of Germany.

Professional rules and regulation

The principal rules and regulations governing the profession of lawyer in Germany are:

  • Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung ("BRAO" - Federal Lawyers' Act),
  • Rechtsanwaltsvergütungsgesetz ("RVG" - Lawyers' Fees Act),
  • Berufsordnung für Rechtsanwälte ("BORA" - Professional Code for Lawyers),
  • Fachanwaltsordnung ("FAO" - Specialist Lawyers' Regulations),
  • Code of Conduct of the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE)

The latest version of these documents can be found in the section “Berufsrecht” on the homepage of the Bundesrechtsanwaltskammer (German Federal Bar Association): www.brak.de.

The principal rules and regulations governing the profession of notary in Germany are:

  • Bundesnotarordnung ("BNotO" - Federal Notaries' Act)
  • Beurkundungsgesetz ("BeurkG" - German Notarization Act)
  • Kostenordnung ("KostO" - Cost Regulation)
  • Dienstordnung für Notarinnen und Notare ("DONot" - Official Regulations for Notaries)
  • Richtlinien der Westfälischen Notarkammer (Guidelines of the Westphalia Chamber of Notaries)

The latest version of these documents can be found in the section “Der Notar / Berufsrecht” on the homepage of the Bundesnotarkammer (German Federal Chamber of Notaries):  www.bnotk.de and under “Fachinformationen / Normen” on the homepage of the Westfälische Notarkammer: www.westfaelische-notarkammer.de.

Supervisory authorities | Professional bodies

The professional body / supervisory authority responsible for lawyers is:

Rechtsanwaltskammer Hamm
Ostenallee 18
59062 Hamm
Telephone: +49 (2381) 98 50 00
Telefax: +49 (23 81) 98 50 50
Email: info(at)rak-hamm.de
Internet: www.rak-hamm.de

The professional body / supervisory authority responsible for notaries are:

Westfälische Notarkammer
Ostenallee 18 D
9062 Hamm
Telephone: +49 (2381) 96959 -0
Telefax: +49 (2381) 98505 - 0
Email: info(at)westfaelische-notarkammer.de
Internet: www.westfaelische-notarkammer.de

Präsident des Landgerichts Münster
Am Stadtgraben 10
48143 Münster
Telephone: +49 (251) 494 - 0
Telefax: +49 (251) 494 - 2499
Email: poststelle@lg-muenster.nrw.de
Internet: www.lg-muenster.nrw.de

Professional liability insurance

The professional liability risks of the lawyers and notaries are insured with

ERGO Versicherungsgruppe AG
Victoriaplatz 2
40198 Düsseldorf.

The geographical scope of the insurance cover also encompasses professional activities conducted within the Member States of the European Union.

Dispute resolution in cosumer contracts

Notice in accordance with § 36 VSBG: ALPMANN FRÖHLICH Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH does not participate in dispute resolutions in consumer conciliation boards.