Köchling & Krahnefeld
Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB

Hohe Bleichen 5
20354 Hamburg
Telephone: 040 8222576-0
Telefax: 040 8222576-22

RA Dr. Lutz Krahnefeld
RA Dr. Markus Ehrmann
RAin Claire Pröbstle

Partnership Register
AG Hamburg, PR 312

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Lawyers at Köchling & Krahnefeld are admitted to practice law in the Federal Republic of Germany and are members of the Hanseatic Bar Association of Hamburg, Valentinskamp 88, 20355 Hamburg, which acts as the competent admissions and supervisory authority.

Value Added Tax Identification Number: DE228282135.

Lawyers at Köchling & Krahnefeld are primarily governed by the following rules of professional practice:

  • The German Federal Lawyers' Act (Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung BRAO)
  • The German Professional Code for Lawyers (Anwaltliche Berufsordnung - BORA)
  • The German Federal Code on the Remuneration of Lawyers (Rechtsanwaltsvergütungsgesetz - RVG - effective 1 July 2004)
  • The German Specialised Lawyers' Act (Fachanwaltsordnung - FAO)
  • Code of Conduct for European Lawyers (CCBE professional standards)

These rules of professional practice may be accessed from the German Federal Bar Association’s website.

Information regarding online out-of-court dispute resolution
Pursuant to Article 2(1) of the Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) Regulation (Regulation (EU) No 524/2013), such regulation applies to out-of-court resolution of disputes related to contractual obligations under online services contracts between an EU consumer and an EU enterprise and thus between contracts for services concluded online between a consumer and lawyer. The ODR includes an obligation to provide a reference to the EU online dispute resolution platform. The platform may be found at:

Notice acc. section 36 of the Act on Alternative Dispute Resolution in Consumer Matters (VSBG)
The Conciliation Board of the Legal Profession, Rauchstraße 26,10787 Berlin,, is the competent consumer conciliation body for disputes with regard to property law resulting from a contract between a lawyer and a client. Lawyers are not obliged to subject themselves to a conciliation procedure before a consumer conciliation body.

Köchling & Krahnefeld will not subject themselves to conciliation procedures before the Conciliation Board of the Legal Profession.

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