Information pursuant to section 5 German Telemedia Act (Telemediengesetz – TMG) as well as the German Services and Information Obligations Ordinance (Dienstleistungs–Informationspflichten-Verordnung - DL-InfoV):

Markus Hartung
Rechtsanwalt, Mediator
Fasanenstr. 72
10719 Berlin

Phone: +49 (0)30 886 0504
Fax: +49 (0)30 886 0541


VAT ID No.: DE245019366

Admission as a lawyer according to German law to the Chamber of Lawyers Berlin, Littenstr. 9, 10179 Berlin, Tel. (030) 306931-0; further information online under

The activities of the German lawyer are regulated by the German Federal Lawyers‘ Act (Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung – BRAO), the German Professional Rules for Lawyers (Berufsordnung - BORA), the German Lawyers‘ Remuneration Act (Rechtsanwaltsvergütungsgesetz - RVG) and other professional legal regulations. These regulations can be found on the homepage of the Bundesrechtsanwaltskammer (BRAK) under Berufsrecht, or

Professional liability insurance: ERGO Versicherung AG, Postfach, 40198 Düsseldorf. In terms of location, the cover extends to the activities conducted from German offices and in terms of content to the work concerning German and European law as well as to the appearance before the courts in Europe. German lawyers are obliged to maintain professional liability insurance with a minimum insured amount of €250,000. Details are contained in section 51 of the German Federal Lawyers’ Act.

General information according to sec. 36 VSBG (Verbraucherstreitbeilegungsgesetz, German law regarding the settlement of consumer related disputes)

In case of financial disputes with my firm you may want to contact the relevant conciliation board at the German Federal Bar: Schlichtungsstelle der Rechtsanwaltschaft, Neue Grünstr. 17, 10179 Berlin,
You are not obliged to undergo a conciliation procedure in the first place.

Online dispute resolution: please find the platform of the European Commission for out of court online dispute resolution here:


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Liability for content

The content of our pages was created with utmost care and diligence. However, we cannot assume any liability that the content is correct, complete and current. Pursuant to section 7 para. 1 of the German Telemedia Act, we are responsible as a service provider for our own content on these pages according to general statutes. Pursuant to sections 8 to 10 of the German Telemedia Act, we are however not obliged as a service provider to monitor communicated or stored third-party information or to search for circumstances which indicate an unlawful activity. Obligations to delete or block the use of information according to general statutes remain unaffected thereby. However, a related liability is only possible as of the point in time of knowledge of a concrete infringement of a right. Upon becoming knowledgeable of respective infringements, we will delete this content without undue delay.

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Our offer contains links to external third-party websites, the content of which we have no control over. Therefore, we also cannot assume any liability for this third-party content. The respective provider or operator of the sites is always responsible for the content of the linked sites. The linked sites were reviewed for any possible legal violations at the time of linkage. Illegal content was not evident at the time of the linkage. However, a permanent content control of the linked sites is unreasonable in the absence of concrete indications of an infringement of a right. Upon becoming knowledgeable of infringements, we will delete such links without undue delay.


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As a rule, the use of our website is possible without the provision of personal data. To the extent that personal data (for example, name, address or email address) is requested on our pages, this shall always be on a voluntary basis as far as possible. This data will not be disclosed to third parties without your explicit consent. We point out that data transfer over the Internet (e.g. communications via email), can have security gaps. It is not possible to completely ensure protection of data against third party access. Third party use of the contact data published within the scope of the imprint obligation in order to forward advertisements and information material that has not been specifically requested is herewith explicitly contradicted. The operators of the sites explicitly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of the unsolicited sending of advertising information, for example, by spam mail.

Source: Disclaimer from eRecht24, The Internet Law Portal by Rechtsanwalt Sören Siebert.