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Information pursuant to Sec. 5 of the German Internet Act (DDG) and Sec. 2 of the German Regulations Governing the Disclosure Obligations of Service Providers (DL-Info)

Name: GRAEF Rechtsanwälte

Legal form: A professional partnership with limited professional liability (Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mbB) is a partnership of lawyers under the German Partnership Act (Partnerschaftsgesellschaftsgesetz), a special form of partnership available to individuals rendering professional services.

Registered office: The partnership has its registered office in Hamburg and is recorded in the Partnership Register (Partnerschaftsregister) at the Local Court (Amtsgericht) of Hamburg under number PR 576.

Dr. Ralph Oliver Graef (Managing Partner) 
Dr. Timo Rosenkranz

Offices: For a list of our offices (including addresses and e-mail addresses), please refer to Contact

VAT Identification Number: USt.ID DE 814993698


Governing body

All German lawyers at GRAEF Rechtsanwälte are admitted to practice as lawyers (Rechtsanwalt) in the Federal Republic of Germany and are members of their local German Bar Association office (Rechtsanwaltskammer):
Hanseatische Rechtsanwaltskammer Hamburg and Anwaltskammer Berlin.


Applicable laws and regulations

Our attorneys are subject to the following professional laws and regulations:

  • Federal Attorneys’ Act (BRAO),
  • Federal Attorneys’ Fees Act (RVG),
  • Professional Rules of Board Certified Attorneys (FAO),
  • Professional Rules of Attorneys in the European Union (CCBE),
  • Professional Rules and Regulations for Attorneys (BORA).

The above professional laws and regulations are available in full text on the website of the German Bar Association(Bundesrechtsanwaltskammer) (www.brak.de) under the menu item “Berufsrecht”.


Professional Liability Insurance

AXA Versicherung AG, Niederlassung Hamburg, P.O. Box 104203, 20029 Hamburg

Coverage area: worldwide


Liability Notice

According to Sec. 8 of the German Partnership Act, in the event that the partnership is liable for professional malpractice, creditors have recourse only to the assets of the partnership. For details of a partner’s professional liability, please refer to Sec. 8 IV of the German Partnership Act.


Copyright Notice

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