Legal Notice

Pier 11
Göthel Rossbach Rechtsanwälte PartG mbB
The terms “Pier 11” and “partnership” as used elsewhere on this web site always refer to Pier 11 Göthel Rossbach Rechtsanwälte PartG mbB.

Schauenburgerstraße 10
D-20095 Hamburg
T +49 (0) 40. 30 37 529-0
F +49 (0) 40. 30 37 529-10

Place of business and registration
Place of business: Hamburg
Local Court of Hamburg
PR 979

Partners and power of attorney
Partners who are exclusively authorised to represent Pier 11 are Prof. Dr. Stephan R. Göthel, LL.M. (Cornell) and Dr. Oliver Rossbach.

VAT identification number
DE 299 11 32 65

Professional indemnity insurance

AXA Versicherung AG, Post Office Box 92 01 14, 51151 Köln with worldwide insurance coverage.

All the attorneys of Pier 11 are members of the Hanseatic Bar Association (Hanseatische Rechtsanwaltskammer Hamburg) and are subject to its supervision:

Hanseatische Rechtsanwaltskammer Hamburg
Valentinskamp 88
D-20355 Hamburg
T +49 (0) 40. 35 74 41-0
F +49 (0) 40. 35 74 41-41

Principal rules governing the legal profession:
The principal rules governing the legal profession which can be viewed at the German Federal Bar Association (Bundesrechtsanwaltskammer) ( are the following:

  • Federal Regulation on Attorneys (BRAO)

  • Professional Code of Conduct (BORA)

  • Regulation on Specialized Attorneys (FAO)

  • Attorney Compensation Act (RVG)

  • Professional Code of Conduct for Attorneys in the European Union (CCBE)

Mandate agreement, conflicts of interest
Each mandate agreement and the underlying rights and duties are subject to German law. Non-exclusive jurisdiction for any disputes arising in connection with the mandate agreement or on its validity is in Hamburg.
Lawyers are prohibited from entering into conflicts of interests by professional regulations (§ 43a para. 4 BRAO). Before accepting a mandate possible conflicts of interest need to be checked.

Out-of-court settlement
Upon application out-of-court settlement is possible at the Hamburg Bar Association in accordance with § 73 para. 2 no. 3 BRAO or at the arbitration body of the legal profession (Schlichtungsstelle der Rechtsanwaltschaft) (§ 191f BRAO) of the Federal Bar Association, available on the web via the website of the Federal Bar Association ( and the arbitration body of the legal profession (,

Pier 11 makes every reasonable effort to provide accurate and complete information on these web sites. However, the partnership does not guarantee that the information contained on these web sites and the links are up-to-date, accurate, and complete. The information contained on these web sites does not constitute legal advice. The content of these web sites is secured by copyright law. Copying or circulation of the text provided herein requires the prior written consent of the partnership. Legal notices and all questions and disputes in connection with these web sites are subject to the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany.

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