In accordance with § 5 of the Telemediengesetz (German Telemedia Act), § 10 of the Staatsvertrag über Mediendienst (Governmental Contract about Media Services), as well as § 2 of the Dienstleistungs-Informationspflichten-Verordnung (Ordinance on Service Providers' Duty to inform), we are required to provide the following information:

I. Name and Address of the Service Provider
Alexander & Partner Rechtsanwälte mbB
Joachimsthaler Straße 30
10719 Berlin
T +49 (0)30 8877805-0
F +49 (0)30 8877805-99
Our office can provide you with the personal email addresses of our attorneys.

II. Company´s Legal Form
Alexander & Partner Rechtsanwälte mbB is a Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mit beschränkter Berufshaftung (Partnership with limited Professional Liability) pursuant to the Partnerschaftsgesellschaftsgesetz (German Professional Partnership Act) consisting of
Attorney Oliver Alexander,
Attorney Philippe de Richoufftz
Attorney Andreas Scherdel
with its registered office in Berlin and
registered under number PR 1025 B
in the Partnership Register of the Amtsgericht Charlottenburg (Local Court of Charlottenburg).

III. Value Added Tax Identification Number (VAT ID)

IV. Supervisory Authority
The partners are members of the following bar associations which act as their supervisory authorities:
Oliver Alexander and Andreas Scherdel as Rechtsanwälte and Philippe de Richoufftz as Avocat:
Rechtsanwaltskammer Berlin
Littenstraße 9
10179 Berlin
T +49 (0)30 306931-0
F +49 (0)30 306931-99
Philippe de Richoufftz as Avocat:
Ordre des Avocats au Barreau de Paris (Paris Bar Association)
11, Place Dauphine
75053 Paris Cedex 1
T +33 (0)1 443248-48
F +33 (0)1 443248-00

V. Professional Title
The professional title "Rechtsanwalt" was granted to the attorneys based on federal legal standards after passing the second state exam and a separate approval process at first by the competent Ministry of Justice, by the President of the Oberlandesgericht (Higher Regional Court) responsible for the respective seat and based on a change in statutory law dated 8.9.1998 by the responsible local bar association.
All Rechtsanwälte are admitted to practice as lawyers in the Federal Republic of Germany.
The professional title Avocat is granted to an attorney by a French Bar Association on the basis of French legal norms, after passing professional examinations and a special admission procedure.
The Avocat was admitted to practice in France by the Paris Bar Association and is admitted as Avocat to the Berlin Bar Association in Germany.

VI. Professional Regulations
The relevant professional provisions for attorneys are all legally binding standards, especially laws and statutes, which stipulate the requirements necessary in order to practice their profession or to use their professional title and, where applicable, regulate the specific duties of professionals.
For Rechtsanwälte those regulations are the following: Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung – BRAO dated 1.8.1959 (Federal Lawyers’ Act), Bundesrechtsanwaltsgebührenordnung – BRAGO dated 26.7.1957 (German Federal Code of Lawyers’ Fees), Rechtsanwaltsvergütungsgesetz – RVG dated 5.5.2004 (Lawyers’s Compensation Act) and Berufs- und Fachanwaltsordnungen der Bundesrechtsanwaltskammer BORA and FAO (National bar association’s Attorneys’ and Legal Specialists’ Rules of Professional Conduct) dated 22.3.1996, in their currently valid versions.
Further the following provisions are applicable: The Berufsregeln der Rechtsanwälte der Europäischen Gemeinschaft (Code of Professional Conduct for Attorneys of the European Community), the Gesetz über die Tätigkeit europäischer Rechtsanwälte in Deutschland (EuRAG) (Act on the Activities of European Attorneys in Germany) and the Law implementing the Directives of the European Community.
A summary of the applicable professional regulations for attorneys can be found on the website of the Federal Bar Association:
The professional legislation regarding Avocats can be consulted on the website of the Paris Bar Association at the following address:
In particular, the following provisions are concerned:
- Loi n°71-1130 du 3.12.1971 portant réforme de certaines professions judiciaires et juridiques (Law No. 71-1130, dated 31.12.1971 reforming parts of the judicial and legal professions)
- Décret n°91-1197 du 27.11.1991 organisant la profession d'avocat (Decree No. 91-1197, dated 27.11.1991 organizing the profession of lawyers)
- Le Règlement Intérieur du Barreau de Paris (The Rules of Conduct of the Paris Bar Association)

VII. Conciliation board
According to the provisions of the Federal Lawyers' Act (BRAO), in the event of disputes between lawyers and their clients, it is possible to initiate out-of-court mediation or dispute settlement:
Bundesrechtsanwaltskammer - BRAK
(Federal Law Society), a corporation of public law, represented by its president, acts as ombudsman:
Littenstraße 9
10179 Berlin
T +49 (0)30 284939-0
F +49 (0)30 284939-11
Alternative arbitration board is the Rechtsanwaltskammer Berlin (Berlin Bar Association), a corporation of public law, represented by its president:
Littenstraße 9
10179 Berlin
T +49 (0)30 306931-0
F +49 (0)30 306931-99
The consumer protection legislation in France (Article L. 612-1 of the Code de la consommation) provides that, in the event of disputes between lawyers and their clients, a mediator can be contacted at:
Conseil National des Barreaux
180 Boulevard Haussmann
75008 Paris
T +33 (0)1 53 30 85 60
F +33 (01) 53 30 85 61

VIII. Professional Liability Insurance
ERGO Versicherung AG
Victoriaplatz 1
40477 Düsseldorf
Insurance number: HV-SV 72730339.1-00777-0211
Territorial validity of the insurance: The territorial validity of the insurance cover includes the entire EU territory and the member states of the Treaty on the European Economic Area. The insurance cover therefore meets the requirements of § 51 BRAO.
In France, the respective bar association is responsible for professional liability insurance:
Ordre des Avocats au Barreau de Paris (Paris Bar Association)
11, Place Dauphine
75053 Paris Cedex 1

IX. Notice pursuant to § 36 of the Verbraucherstreitbeilegungsgesetz (Consumers’ Dispute Settlement Act)
Alexander & Partner Rechtsanwälte mbB is neither willing nor obliged to participate in dispute settlement proceedings before any consumer arbitration boards.

X. Responsibility for Content
The following persons are responsible for content of the publications and other information available on this website: Attorney Oliver Alexander, Attorney Philippe de Richoufftz and Attorney Andreas Scherdel

XI. Design and Realization
On behalf of Alexander & Partner Rechtsanwälte mbB, this website was designed and realized by:
Heine/Lenz/Zizka Projekte GmbH
Knesebeckstraße 33
10623 Berlin
T +49 (0)30 854080-0
F +49 (0)30 854080-99


Liability for Content
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