Legal Notices

ABU DHABI & DUBAI

We practise in Abu Dhabi and Dubai through branches of Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (“BLP”). BLP’s Abu Dhabi branch is licensed to provide legal consultancy services in Abu Dhabi by the Executive Council of Abu Dhabi. It is registered with the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development under licence number 1158206, and with the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry under membership number 418433.

BLP’s Dubai branch is authorised to provide legal consultancy services in Dubai by the Legal Affairs Department of the Government of Dubai. It is registered in the Dubai International Financial Centre under licence number CL1255.

See our regulatory information regarding BLP and the BLP Group.


BELGIUM

We practise in Belgium through a branch of Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (“BLP”). BLP’s Brussels branch is registered with the registre des personnes morales/rechtspersonenregister in Brussels under number 0541.198.632.

Lawyers based in our Brussels office are regulated by the Brussels Bar, whose rules can be obtained from:www.baliebrussel.be (in Dutch) or www.barreaudebruxelles.be (in French). Lawyers who are admitted in other jurisdictions are also regulated by the relevant professional body in their place of admission

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CHINA

We practise in China through 英国博闻律师事务所驻北京代表处 / Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP Beijing Representative Office, a branch of Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (“BLP”) licensed as the representative office of a foreign law firm. Neither it, nor its lawyers are authorised to provide Chinese legal services.

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FRANCE

We practise in France through a branch of Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (“BLP”). BLP’s Paris Branch is enrolled with the Paris Bar pursuant to Directive 98/5/CE. Torque J 124.

Lawyers based in our Paris office are regulated by the Paris Bar, whose rules are available at:http://www.avocatparis.org/. Lawyers who are admitted in other jurisdictions are also regulated by the relevant professional body in their place of admission.

See our regulatory information regarding BLP and the BLP Group.


GERMANY

We practise in Germany through Berwin Leighton Paisner (Germany) LLP, a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales (registered number OC368339) and affiliated with Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (“BLP”). At Berwin Leighton Paisner (Germany) LLP, partner is used to refer to a member of Berwin Leighton Paisner (Germany) LLP. Within the BLP Group, partner is used to refer to a member, or an employee or consultant with equivalent standing and/or qualifications as required, of BLP or any of its affiliated firms and entities.

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Key contacts

  • Roland Fabian - Partner, Rechtsanwalt (Fachanwalt für Steuerrecht)
  • Hanns-William Mülsch - Partner, Rechtsanwalt und Notar (Berlin)
  • Dr. Norbert Impelmann - Partner, Rechtsanwalt und Notar (Berlin)
  • Dr. Fabian Hartwich LL.M. - Partner, Rechtsanwalt
  • Boris Strauch - Partner, Rechtsanwalt (Frankfurt am Main)
  • Dr. Albrecht von Breitenbuch M.A. - Partner, Rechtsanwalt
  • Carsten A. Bremer - Partner, Rechtsanwalt und Notar (Berlin)
  • Stephan Krampe LL.M. (NYU) - Partner, Rechtsanwalt und Steuerberater
  • Dr. Thomas Prüm LL.M. (NYU) - Partner, Rechtsanwalt
  • Tina Siebenhaar - Partner, Rechtsanwältin und Notarin​ (Frankfurt am Main)
  • James Knox - Partner, Solicitor (England and Wales)
  • Alan Wight - Partner, Solicitor (England and Wales)
  • Jayne Black - Partner, Solicitor (England and Wales)
  • Dr. Berthold Kusserow LL.M. - Of Counsel, Rechtsanwalt
  • Claus Merten - Of Counsel, Rechtsanwalt
  • Dr. Gerhard Pilger - Of Counsel, Rechtsanwalt und Notar a.D.

Berlin Office:

Potsdamer Platz 8, 10117 Berlin, Germany
+49 (0) 30 684 0960

Frankfurt Office:

Park Building, An der Welle 3, 60322 Frankfurt, Germany
+49 (0) 69 970 8610

Bar admission

Unless stated otherwise, German lawyers (Rechtsanwälte) in Berwin Leighton Paisner (Germany) LLP’s offices are admitted within the Federal Republic of Germany to practise as lawyers and are members of the Bar (Rechtsanwaltskammer) for their respective office:

  • Rechtsanwaltskammer Berlin, Littenstrasse 9, 10179 Berlin, Germany
  • Rechtsanwaltskammer Frankfurt/Main, Bockenheimer Anlage 36, 60322 Frankfurt am Main

Those Rechtsanwälte also acting as notaries (Notare) are admitted within the Federal Republic of Germany to practise as notaries, and are also members of the relevant notaries Bar (Notarkammer) for their respective office:

  • Notarkammer Berlin (Körperschaft des öffentlichen Rechts), Littenstraße 10, 10179 Berlin, Germany
  • Notarkammer Frankfurt am Main (Körperschaft des öffentlichen Rechts), Bockenheimer Anlage 36, 60322 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Tax consultants (Steuerberater) at Berwin Leighton Paisner (Germany) LLP are admitted within the Federal Republic of Germany to practise as tax consultants, and are members of the relevant tax consultants Bar (Steuerberaterkammer) for their respective office:

  • Steuerberaterkammer Hessen (Körperschaft des öffentlichen Rechts), Gutleutstraße 175, 60327 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Lawyers based in our German offices who are admitted in other jurisdictions are also regulated by the relevant professional body in their place of admission.

Provisions on occupational law

The following laws apply to Rechtsanwälte. For further details, see the Federal Lawyers’ Chamber website.

  • Federal Lawyers’ Order (BRAO)
  • Professional Code (BORA)
  • Specialists Lawyers’ Code (FAO)
  • Act for Remuneration of Lawyers (RVG)
  • Professional Rules for Lawyers in the European Community (CCBE)
  • Act for the activities of European lawyers in Germany (EuRAG)

Law implementing the Directives of the European Community pertaining to the professional law regulating the legal profession.

The following laws apply to Notaries. For further details, see the Federal Notaries’ Chambers website.

  • Federal Notaries Order
  • Law relating to the Authentification of Documentation
  • Directives of the Notaries’ Chambers
  • Official regulations for notaries
  • Costs regulations
  • European codes for notaries

The following laws apply to Steuerberater. For further details, see the Federal Tax Consultants’ Chambers website at www.bstbk.de

  • Tax Consultancy Act
  • Execution Ordinance for the Tax Consultancy Act
  • Professional Code of Conduct for Tax Consultants
  • Tax Consultant Fee Ordinance

VAT Number
Berwin Leighton Paisner (Germany) LLP’s VAT number is DE 815 343 163

Professional Indemnity Insurance
Gothaer Allgemeine Versicherung AG, Gothaer Allee 1, 50969 Cologne, Germany

Scope of cover – any events insured under our professional indemnity insurance which are caused by the insured in the EU and the EEA

See our regulatory information regarding BLP and the BLP Group.


HONG KONG

We practise English and international law in Hong Kong through Berwin Leighton Paisner (HK), in Association with Haley Ho & Partners.

Berwin Leighton Paisner (HK) is the business name of Berwin Leighton Paisner (HK) LLP, a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales under number OC362827, and affiliated with Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP. It is a registered foreign law firm in Hong Kong practising the law of England and Wales and is not an LLP in Hong Kong. Haley Ho & Partners is a firm of Hong Kong solicitors regulated by the Law Society of Hong Kong and practising Hong Kong law. It is in a formal Association with Berwin Leighton Paisner (HK).

See our regulatory information regarding BLP and the BLP Group.


INDONESIA

Our Indonesia practice is led by our Singapore office, supported by local counsel.

Mataram Partners is an Indonesian law firm and a member of BLP’s Asia Network. “BLP Asia Network” refers to a series of bilateral strategic relationships between BLP and individual, legally separate, local legal practices in Asia operating independently. The Network is created in the interest of delivering joint services to shared clients and joint marketing activity only.

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ISRAEL

Our Israel practice is led by our London office.

BLP Representative Office Services Ltd is a marketing representative of BLP. It is a limited company registered in Israel (company no. 51-4726397). It is not authorised or regulated to provide legal services.

Neither BLP nor any of the lawyers in our Israel Business Group practise Israeli law.

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MYANMAR

We practise in Myanmar through Berwin Leighton Paisner (Myanmar) Limited, a limited company registered in Myanmar (No 745FC/2015-16) and an overseas practice of Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP providing legal services in Myanmar. Within the BLP Group, partner is used to refer to a member, or an employee or consultant with equivalent standing and/or qualifications as required, of BLP or any of its affiliated firms and entities.

See our regulatory information regarding BLP and the BLP Group.


RUSSIA

We practise in Russia through Goltsblat BLP LLP, a member of the Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP Group (BLP Group) and a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales (registered number OC340589). Within the BLP Group, partner is used to refer to a member, or an employee or consultant with equivalent standing and/or qualifications as required, of BLP LLP or any of its Group firms and entities.

See our regulatory information regarding BLP and the BLP Group. For further information regarding Goltsblat BLP LLP, see the legal notices section of the website (www.gblplaw.com).


SINGAPORE

We practise in Singapore through a branch of Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (“BLP”). BLP' is licensed by the Attorney General’s Office of Singapore to practise law in Singapore as a Licensed Foreign Law Practice. It is registered with the Singapore Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority under number T10FC0153G.

See our regulatory information regarding BLP and the BLP Group.


UNITED KINGDOM

Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (“BLP”) is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales (registered number OC315919) and is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (the “SRA”), whose rules can be obtained from www.sra.org.uk/handbook/. A list of partners of BLP is open to inspection at its registered office: Adelaide House, London Bridge, London EC4R 9HA, United Kingdom. Within the BLP Group, partner is used to refer to a member, or an employee or consultant with equivalent standing and/or qualifications as required, of BLP or any of its affiliated firms and entities.

Lawyers and other staff based in BLP’s London office are regulated by the SRA. Lawyers practising other than as England and Wales solicitors are also regulated by the relevant professional body in their place of admission.

BLP is not authorised under the UK Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (FSMA), but is able in certain circumstances to offer a limited range of investment services to clients if they are an incidental part of the professional services BLP has been engaged to provide because we are members of the Law Society.

BLP is included on the register maintained by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) so that we can carry on insurance mediation activity, which is broadly the advising on, selling and administration of insurance contracts. This part of BLP’s business, including arrangements for complaints or redress if something goes wrong, is regulated by the SRA. The register can be accessed via the FCA website at www.fca.org.uk/register.

The Law Society is a designated professional body for the purposes of FSMA. The SRA is the independent regulatory arm of the Law Society. The Legal Ombudsman is an independent body set up to decide complaints which cannot be resolved within a firm’s Complaints Procedure. If you are unhappy with any insurance advice you receive from us, you should raise your concerns with either of those bodies.

VAT Number

Our VAT number is GB 974 9832 56.

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