Legal Notice

In­for­ma­tio­n pursuant to § 5 of the German Digital Services Act (DDG) and the German Ordinance on Service Providers’ Duty to Inform (DL-In­foV)

PATZINA LOTZ Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB

Bleichstraße 2-4
60313 Frankfurt am Main

Telephone: +49 (0) 69/583021 – 0
Fax: +49 (0) 69/583021 – 112

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Part­ner­ship Company with Limited Professional Liability.

Thors­ten Lotz, Dr. René Matz, Uwe Müll­ner, LL.M.

Head Office and Re­gis­tration

Frank­furt am Main, District Court Frank­furt am Main (Part­ner­ship ­Re­gis­ter), PR 2317

VAT Number
Professional Designation and Relevant Bar Association

All lawyers at this law firm are licensed under German federal law and members of the Bar Association of Frank­furt am Main, Bo­cken­hei­mer An­la­ge 36, 60322 Frank­furt am Main, Germany, phone: 069/170098-01, fax: 069/170098-50, www.rechtsanwaltskammer-ffm. de.

Professional Liability Insurance

HDI Ver­si­che­rung AG, P.O. Box 130323, 50497 Cologne, Germany
Geographic scope: Eu­ro­pe

Professional Re­gulations

German Federal Lawyers’ Act (Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung – BRAO)
German Federal Lawyers’ Code of Conduct (Berufsordnung für Rechtsanwälte – BORA)
Specialist Lawyers’ Regulations (Fachanwaltsordnungen der Bundesrechtsanwaltskammer – FAO)
German Federal Code of Lawyers’ Fees (Bun­des­rechts­an­walts­ge­büh­ren­ord­n­u­ng – BRAGO)
German Lawyers’ Fees Act (Gesetz über die Vergütung von Rechtsanwältinnen und Rechtsanwälten – RVG)
German Law on the Prevention of Money Laundering (Geld­wä­sche­be­kämp­fungs­ge­setz – GwG), German Federal Bar Order pursuant to § 14(4) pg. 2 (GwG) incl. explanatory notes
Code of Conduct for European Lawyers (Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe – CCBE)
Law Regulating the Activity of European Lawyers in Germany (Gesetz über die Tätigkeit europäischer Rechtsanwälte in Deutschland – EuRAG) from 9-3-2000 (BGBl. I pg. 182)

For further reading on all professional regulations, you can visit the official website of the German Federal Chamber of Lawyers at and click on the column “In­for­ma­ti­ons­pflich­ten gemäß § 5 DDG” (“Information Obligations Acc. to § 5 DDG”).

Out-of-court Settlements

In cases of out-of-court disputes between lawyers and their clients, there is the option of filing for out-of-court settlement at the re­gio­na­l Bar Association of Frank­furt am Main (pursuant to § 73(2 No. 3 in conn. w/ § 73(5) (BRAO)) or at the Lawyers’ Mediation Board (§ 191 f. (BRAO)) of the German Federal Bar Association, available on the In­ter­net via the official website of German Federal Bar Association at, e-mail: schlich­tungs­stel­

On­line Dispute Settlement ­Plat­form and Consumer Dispute Settlements

The Eu­ro­pean Com­mis­si­on offers a platform for on­line dispute settlements, available at

The relevant mediation board for consumer dispute settlements in Germany involving pecuniary disputes based client relationships is the Lawyers’ Mediation Board, Neue Grün­stra­ße 17, 10179 Ber­lin, Germany,

The law firm of Patz­i­na Lotz Part­ner­schaft Rechts­an­wäl­te mbB does not participate in settlements before a consumer mediation board.

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