Rechtsgebiete

Hier finden Sie die wichtigsten Rechtsgebiete inklusive einer kurzen inhaltlichen Beschreibung und den Namen unserer Spezialisten für das jeweilige Rechtsgebiet.

Areas of Law

In the following you can find the most important fields of law, including a short description of the content and the names of our specialists for each specific field of law.

Advisory service for debtors and consumer insolvencies

Vertretung des Schuldners im Insolvenzverfahren und im Vorfeld der Insolvenz, außergerichtliche Schuldenbereinigung, Tätigkeit als gerichtlich bestellter Treuhänder

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Anti-trust law

Examination and consultation of legal relationships subject to antitrust norms, counselling on beer delivery and supply right for restaurants and premises selling beer, drafting of contracts within the framework of business carried out by breweries, industrial rental contract law

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Architectural and engineering law

Drafting of architect, engineer and project management contracts, interim securing of payable fees, enforcement of or averting of payable fees, liability for planning, supervising and coordinating failures, correspondence with insurance companies, full support service related to bulding projects, copyright protection

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Art copyright

Review and persuance of infringements against copyright, counterfeits, compensation and injunction

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Building law and works contracts

Drafting of building contracts in accordance with VOB (contract procedure for building works) and BGB (German Civil Code), interim securing, enforcement or aversion of payment claims, arbitration proceedings, preservation of evidence, liability for defects, complete management and support of general and trade businesses as well as building owners from the conclusion of the contract until the completion of the building project

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Commercial law

General commercial law counselling in the field of mercantile and company law, drawing up of business acquisition agreements, counselling pertaining to acquisition of a company

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Competition law

Sending and answering of extrajudicial warnings, formulation of cease-and-desist declarations, representation in preliminary injunctions, protective brief proceedings in electronical writ for protection, representation in principal proceedings, representation in penalty proceedings due to breach of an injuction title.

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Compulsory execution

Claims management, credit assessment, initiation of legal default actions, compulsory execution against movables, order of attachment (attachment of wages and bank accounts), process regarding the disclosure statement or oath of manifestation, request for the issue of an arrest warrant, initiation of forced sales, representation of the debtor to ward off corresponding measures.

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Contracts of purchase and sale of real estate and the creation of residential property

Drafting and protocolling of the property sales contract, regulation of the legal relationship within the framework of the sale of property, development of real estate projects (housing development contracts) etc., appraisal and assessment of real estate’s utility value, draft and protocolling of the declaration of partition

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Contractual law

Consultation regarding the drafting of delivery agreements, sales representative contracts, work and purchase contracts, legal advice and contractual support within the framework of economic legal relationships between manufacturers and orderers of goods, product liability questions

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Copyright

Counselling on problems pertaining to copyright, persuance of infringements, assertion of injunctive relief

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Corporate transformation law

Counselling regarding the selection of the most financially viable legal form, in consideration of personal, tax and economic aspects. The conversion law provides the instruments for mergers, divisions, transformation to another legal form, and contributions.

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Criminal law

Defense in criminal proceedings, in particular in the fields of insolvency and commercial criminal law, especially regarding delayed filing for insolvency, bancruptcy, tax evasion and fraud, violation of accounting requirements, withholding of employee contributions to social insurance, embezzlement. Accompaniment to official and police interrogations. Counselling and initiation of complaints procedure in the event of seizures, searches and arrest-warrants.

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Denkmalschutz (only available in german)

Beratung und Vertretung gegenüber Denkmalschutz- und Denkmalfachbehörden sowie gegenüber Baubehörden im Zusammenhang mit denkmalgeschützten Bauvorhaben.

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Design patent law

Registration of designs of all sorts, review of possible collisions, research, prosecution of claims regarding infringement on design patents, enforcement of claims for compensation and restraining orders

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Energierecht (only available in german)

Beratung und Vertretung bei Energielieferverträgen, Konzessionsverträgen, Netznutzungsverträgen, Wärmelieferungsverträge. Objektnetze sowie Contracting. Beratung bei der Errichtung von Biogas- und Windkraftanlagenanlagen.

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Erschließungsbeitrags- und Kommunalabgabenrecht (only available in german)

Prüfung und Anfechtung von Abgabenbescheiden nach Kommunalabgabengesetz sowie von Erschließungsbeitragsbescheiden nach Baugesetzbuch. Erstellung und Verhandlung von Erschließungsverträgen und Ablösungsverträgen.

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Family law

Preparation and execution of divorce proceedings, child support and alimony, liquidation of matrimonial property and equalization of the surplus, domestic relations law, maintenance settlement, disputes regarding household goods, marriage contracts, preliminary injunctions, child custody and visitation rights, law of descent, international family-and divorce law, rights of non-marital partnerships and registered partnerships

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Forced administration

Full-service administration of real estate and rental properties, including the fulfilment of rental contracts and the drawing up and execution of the property and ancillary cost accounting

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Immissionsschutz (only available in german)

Beratung bei Anlagengenehmigungsverfahren nach Bundesimmissionsschutzgesetz (BImschG). Einwendungen und Klagen gegen Anlagengenehmigungen. Abwehr von Immissionen (insbesondere Lärm) im Bereich des Nachbarrechts.

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Industrial property protection

Infringements on the rules of competition, asserting and defending injunctive relief and compensation, trademark and design rights

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Insolvency administration

Appointment by the court as an expert appraiser and insolvency administrator, support and counselling of organs and institutions and the owners of insolvent companies

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IT-law

Software, hardware and system contract law, domain law, distribution law (e.g. OEM contracts, licensing contract law), E-Commerce (in particular internet auctions), warning law, internet contract law (access-provider, banner advertising), filesharing.

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Labour law

Drafting of employment contracts, severance agreements, advice on all aspects pertaining to dismissals, drawing up of testimonials, wage claims, questions pertaining to holidays and rights of co-determination, representation in termination proceedings before court, in arbitration proceedings, as well as negotiations regarding the reconciliation of interests and a social plan.

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Law of succession and welfare rights law

Counselling on issues pertaining the drafting of provisions for pension benefits, last will and testament, testamentary contracts, proxies in the case of inheritance, anticipated inheritance, renouncement of inheritance, inheritance disputes, statutory share, problems pertaining to inheritance tax and gift tax, estate planning arrangements, legal support in case of succession, litigious disputes

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Leasing law

Representation of leasing companies and lessees, truck and car leasing, machine-leasing, service-leasing

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Medical liability law

Averting of patient claims, compensation for damages due to errors in treatment, medical malpractice

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Mercantile law and company law

Counselling of medium-sized enterprises in the event of takeovers, sale of companies, successor planning within a famiy or shareholders, drawing up of the memorandum of association, restructuring of companies, counselling within the course of company closures, liquidation of companies

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Nachbarrecht (only available in german)

Beratung und Vertretung bei Nachbarstreitigkeiten im Zusammenhang mit Immissionen, Grenzstreitigkeiten, Bauvorhaben auf Nachbargrundstücken etc. Geltendmachung und Abwehr von Ansprüchen des bzw. gegen den Grundstücksnachbarn. Baurechtliche Beratung betreffend Nachbarvereinbarungen zur Herbeiführung der Genehmigungsfähigkeit von Bauvorhaben.

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Offences/infringement of regulations/penalty proceedings

Legal representation in the event of administrative offences with focal points in the areas of traffic, environment, food and employment. Examination of the official notice and demand for payment of the fine. Counselling in the event of the loss of the driving licence and entries in the central traffic register.

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Öffentliches Baurecht (only available in german)

Bauplanungs- und Bauordnungsrecht. Beratung und Vertretung in Widerspruchsverfahren und Verwaltungsstreitverfahren im Zusammenhang mit Baugenehmigungen. Umfassende Beratung bei der Beantragung von Genehmigungen für die Realisierung von Bauvorhaben jeglicher Art. Beratung bei der Aufstellung von Bebauungsplänen. Erstellung und Verhandlung von städtebaulichen Verträgen. Einwendungen und Normenkontrollklagen gegen Bebauungspläne und städtebauliche Satzungen.

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Real estate law

Preparation, examination, consultation and negotiation of estate purchasing contracts, property development contracts and hereditary leasehold contracts as well as real estate liens (mortgages, encumbrances), easements (usufruct, housing law), representation of the creditors or the debtor in compulsory auction proceedings in respect of immovable property/ forced administration proceedings, counselling and representation with conversion to residential property, drawing up and verification of brokerage contracts.

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Reisevertragsrecht (only available in German)

Durchsetzung von Ansprüchen wegen Flugverspätung auf Grund der Verordnung (EG) Nr. 261/2004 des Europäischen Parlaments vom
11. Februar 2004. Geltendmachung von Reisemängeln und Schadenersatzansprüchen gegenüber Reiseveranstaltern.

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Residential property law

Purchase and sale of residential property, rights of the individual owners and the homeowners’ association, questions pertaining to community legal order/ declaration of partition/division, disputes with residential property managers and administrators

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Restructuring law

Counselling of companies in economic difficulties, drafting and implementation of a restructuring concept

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Tenancy law

Private and industrial tenancies pertaining to premises and movable property, drafting of contracts, actions for possession, eviction, rent arrears, collection

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Trademark law

Registration of all kinds of trademarks, review of possible collisions, conducting searches, prosecution of trademark infringement cases, assertion of injunctions and compensation for damages or warding off of claims

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Traffic law

Administration connected to accidents, enforcement and defense of claims for damages, penalties and traffic penalties, vehicle purchase law, liability for material defects

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Umweltrecht, Naturschutzrecht und Immissionsschutz (only available in german)

Umweltrechtliche Belange bei der Aufstellung von Bebauungsplänen. Beratung und Vertretung gegenüber Behörden bei Bauvorhaben, die Belange des Natur- und Umweltschutzes berühren sowie bei Anlagengenehmigungen nach Bundesimmissionsschutzrecht.

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Vergaberecht (only available in German)

Recht der Vergabe öffentlicher Aufträge. Beratung von Unternehmern bei Formulierung von Teilnahmeanträgen und Führung von Nachprüfungsverfahren. Umfassende Beratung von öffentlichen Auftraggebern bei Auftragvergaben, insbesondere im Bereich der IT-Vergabe und Vergabe von Bauleistungen.

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