Legal note

SLP Anwaltskanzlei
Dr. Seier & Lehmkühler GmbH
Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft
Obere Wässere 4
72764 Reutlingen
Phone: + 49 7121 38361-0
Fax:     + 49 7121 38361-99
e-mail: rt@slp-anwaltskanzlei.de
Internet: www.slp-anwaltskanzlei.de

Managing directors:
Dr Ralf Seier, Torsten Lehmkuehler,
Dr Gerhard Janasik, Dr Rüdiger Gaenslen,
Dr Ralf Kittelberger, Harald Kreitlein

Main office: Reutlingen, Amtsgericht Stuttgart HRB 354533
VAT ID: DE 814 362 226
County of admission: Germany
Professional association and supervising authority:
Bar Association Tuebingen, Christophstraße 30, 72072 Tuebingen
Internet: www.rak-tuebingen.de
The professional liability insurance exists at Allianz Versicherungs-AG in 10900 Berlin. The territorial validity of the insurance coverage contains activities in member states of the European Community and thus meets the minimum requirements of sec. 51 Federal Lawyers’ Act (“Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung”, BRAO).

For the activities represented by counsel, the following scale of charges and rules of professional conduct apply:
Federal Lawyers’ Act (“Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung”, BRAO)
Professional Rules for Attorneys at law („Berufsordnung für Rechtsanwälte“, BORA)
Professional Rules for Specialists in Labour Law (“Fachanwaltsordnung”, FAO)
Lawyers’ compensation act (Rechtsanwaltsvergütungsgesetz”, RVG)
Professional Rules for Attorneys at law of the European Community („Berufsregeln der Rechtsanwälte der Europäischen Gemeinschaft“, CCBE)
Act on the Activities of European Attorneys in Germany ("Gesetz über die Tätigkeit europäischer Rechtsanwälte in Deutschland", EuRAG)

All the texts of the professional rules can be found on the website of the Federal German Bar Association (“Bundesrechtsanwaltskammer”) available at www.brak.de and can be accessed and viewed in German and in English underneath the heading “Berufsrecht” (rules of professional conduct).

General Information obligation pursuant Sec. 36 German Law of alternative dispute resolution [VSBG (Gesetz über die alternative Streitbeilegung in Verbrauchersachen)]
Responsible consumer arbitration board:
In disputes between lawyers and their clients, there is on request the possibility of an out-of-court dispute settlement at the regional Bar Association Tuebingen (pursuant sec. 73 para. 2. n. 3 in connection with sec. 73 para. 5 Federal Lawyers’ Act (“Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung”, BRAO) or at the arbitration board of the legal profession (sec. 191 f. Federal Lawyers’ Act (“Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung”, BRAO, Neue Grünstr. 17, 10179 Berlin, www.s-d-r.org) at the Federal German Bar Association, that can be found in the internet on the homepage of the Federal German Bar Association (available at www. brak.de), email: schlichtungsstelle@brak.de.

Platform of the EU for out-of-court online dispute resolution: http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/