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Holger Sieversen – Attorney-at-law, Certified tax attorney
Certified tax attorney
Kurfürstendamm 178 / 179
Bayer-Haus / 5. Etage
10707 Berlin (Charlottenburg)
Telephone +49 (0)30 880 400 60
Telefax +49 (0)30 880 400 69
In spite of thorough inspection of external links, I cannot and will not take any responsibility for their contents.
The content of external links is solely and exclusively subject to the responsibility of the owners of the respective sites.
Mandatory information according to section 5 of the Telemedia Act (TMG) and sections 2 and 3 of the Regulation on Information Obligations of Service Suppliers (DLInfoV)
Attorney-at-Law Holger Sieversen runs an independent office in the attorney’s and notary public’s office HWSM in the position of partner of the lawyers Dr Eberhard Hoene, Dr Jeannette Weiss (notary public), and Roger Mußul.
Local professional chamber:
The Berlin Bar Association
(Rechtsanwaltskammer Berlin), Littenstraße 9, 10179 Berlin
Tax payer’s ID: 13/533/75649
Local law court: Amtsgericht Charlottenburg, and/or Landgericht Berlin
Professional liability insurance
Insurance no.: SV 72215446.0-555-4215
Insured sum: € 1,500,000.00 per event
(maximum coverage per year: € 3,000,000.00)
NB: According to the German Federal Law Regulating the Profession of Lawyers (BRAO), legal counsels are obliged to maintain a professional liability insurance with a minimum insured sum of € 250,000.00.
For details, please refer to section 51 BRAO.
Competent Professional Chamber
The Berlin Bar Council (Rechtsanwaltskammer Berlin)
Telephone: +49 (0)30 306931-0
Telefax: +49 (0)30 30693199
Attorneys-at-law are generally subject to the following profession-related regulations:
– German Federal Law Regulating the Profession of Lawyers (BRAO)
– Professional Code of Conduct and Regulations Regarding Specialist Attorneys-at-law issued by the Bar Council (FAO)
– Professional Code of Conduct for Attorneys-at-Law (BORA)
– Code of Conduct for Attorneys-at-Law issued by the European Union (CCBE)
– Law Regulating the Activity of European Lawyers in Germany (EuRAG)
The regulations related to the occupational law for attorneys-at-law can be found under the following URL:
Legal fee rules: German law of fees for attorneys-at-law (RVG)
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Translation into the English language
Markus Jahn, M.A., & Bettina Zander, Graduate Translator, Berlin
Atelier Hauer + Dörfler GmbH, Berlin
Date of Issue: March 2014