Legal notice

Address of the German law firm DR. HOSSER Rechtsanwalt

DR. HOSSER Rechtsanwalt
Dr. Marcus A. Hosser, TEP

Bismarckstr. 61
D-76133 Karlsruhe

Email: anwalt[at]

VAT identification number (Umsatzsteueridentifikationsnummer)
of Rechtsanwalt Dr. Marcus Hosser: DE 277 380 285

Person responsible for this website and email-contact
Dr. Marcus A. Hosser, TEP
Email: anwalt[at]

Admittance and professional indemnity insurance

1. Admittance as German lawyer (Rechtsanwalt)

The German lawyers (Rechtsanwälte) of our law firm have all been admitted according to the law of the Federal Republic of Germany. They are members of the Karlsruhe chamber of lawyers (Rechtsanwaltskammer Karlsruhe):
Reinhold-Frank-Str. 72, D-76133 Karlsruhe

2. Professional Indemnity Insurance

Our professional indemnity insurance is held with ERGO Versicherung AG, Bezirksdirektion: Victoriaplatz 1, D-40477 Duesseldorf.
The geographical validity of our professional indemnity insurance does not cover activities outside the Member States of the European Union and claims against the insured which are claimed in front of non-european courts. Further, the coverage does not comprise activities of any kind over offices which are established or upheld in foreigen countries, in connection with the consultation about extra-european law,
of the German lawyer in front of non-european courts.

3. Regulations regarding German lawyers (Rechtsanwälte)

The relevant professional regulations inter alia include the Federal Lawyers’ Act (Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung – BRAO), the Rules of Professional Practice (Berufsordnung), the regulations relating to accredited specialist lawyers (Fachanwaltsordnung) as far as applicable, the Lawyers’ Statutory Fees Act (Rechtsanwaltsvergütungsgesetz – RVG) and Code of Conduct for European Lawyers (Berufsregeln der Rechtsanwälte der Europäischen Union CCBE). They can be found at in the section entitled “Professional Law (Berufsrecht)”.

Code of conduct for German lawyers (BRAO – Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung)
Professional code of conduct for lawyers (BORA – Berufsordnung für Rechtsanwälte)
Code of conduct for lawyers in specialist fields (Fachanwaltsordnung) , as far as applicable Federal Lawyers’ Statutory Fees Act (RVG Rechtsanwaltsvergütungsgesetz)
Code of conduct for lawyers in Europe (Berufsregeln der Rechtsanwälte der Europäischen Union – CCBE)
Act on the activities of European Lawyers in Germany (Gesetzüber die Tätigkeit europäischer Rechtsanwälte in Deutschland – EuRAG) v. 9.3.2000 (Federal Gazette I page 182)
Law Implementing the Directives of the European Community pertaining to the professional law regulating the legal profession

4. Outside court mediation

In case of disputes between German lawyers and their clients, it is possible to apply for an outside court mediation by the regional chamber of lawyers (Rechtsanwaltskammer) Karlsruhe or by the arbitration board (Schlichtungsstelle) of German Lawyers at the Federal Chamber of Lawyers (

Applicable law and general terms and provisions for mandates

Our law firm uses general terms and provisions for mandates (Mandatsbedingungen). They are provided under Downloads. If you consider to mandate our law firm, please use the contact form to get in touch with us and we will tell you the code word. The lawyer-client-relationship (Mandatsverhältnis) with our law firm is in any case subject to German material law, exclusively.

Links to third-party websites

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For information purposes only and without responsibility

The contents of this webpage and of the downloads, especially as far as legal articles are concerned, are provided for information purposes only. We have made all efforts to ensure the accuracy, actuality and completeness of the information on our website. However, we hereby exclude any liability related to the use of information which is provided on our homepage. The articles express the respective author’s opinion.

Job title

Rechtsanwalt (German lawyer)

Disclosure without commitment

Any oral or even written information which has no connection to an existing mandate of our law firm of any kind is provided without any responsibility. The information provided on this website has common nature and shall neither be any legal advice nor can this information replace a professional legal advice. They are both no offer of an online-legal-advice of any kind and shall not initiate such form of legal advice by our law firm.

Email and telefax communication

Any email communication bears the risk of security holes. Emails which have been sent to us can be blocked and the email’s contents’s can be reviewed by experienced internet-users. If we receive email from you or if you have told us an email-address, we assume your agreement with our anwering by email.

In connection with the communication by telefax, our law firm uses so called online-telefax-services. This kind of transmission can also have the security holes of the aforementioned kind and of other kinds.

Should you are not willing to bear the risk of security vulnerability in connection with email and telefax communication, please expressively point to another kind of communication. Encoding of messages with common encryption programs (e. g. Pretty Good Privacy) will only be made after your expressive wish to do so and after our written confirmation.

Upon your request in single cases, we can tell you a special telefax-number which is one of the regular kind and for which the characteristics of the aforementioned kind do not apply.

Picture credits

Schloß Karlsruhe |  ©  Joinjoe |

Dr. A. Hosser and his office: © Martin Wolfert | 

Place of location Karlsruhe in Germany

DR. HOSSER Rechtsanwalt
Dr. Marcus A. Hosser

Bismarckstr. 61
D-76133 Karlsruhe


DR. HOSSER Rechtsanwalt

Bismarckstrasse 61
D-76133 Karlsruhe

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