Provider information:

The provider of the website is the law firm Gierschmann Legal, owned by Sibylle Gierschmann. The firm uses the designation ‘Gierschmann Legal’ as a short-form description within the meaning of Art. 9 of the Code of Conduct for Lawyers.

The registered office of Gierschmann Legal is Kattjahren 4, 22359 Hamburg, Germany
Tel.: +49 40 696 383 340, Fax: +49 40 696 383 349
Email: legal(at)

Kindly note that if you contact us via email we cannot guarantee confidentiality due to the general technical framework conditions on the Internet. Emails can be modified by third parties for example, or can be lost.

VAT Number:

VAT Number DE 325119176

Professional licensing and regulatory authority:

Lawyers acting for Gierschmann Legal are admitted in Germany to practice as Rechtsanwalt (Lawyer) and are members of the local Bar, the Hanseatische Rechtsanwaltskammer Hamburg (Hanseatic Bar Association Hamburg), Valentinskamp 88, 20358 Hamburg, Germany, Tel.: +49 40 357441-9, Fax: +49 40 357441-41 as the licensing and regulatory authority.

Professional licensing regulations:

Lawyers at Gierschmann Legal are generally bound by the following professional licensing regulations:

  • Die Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung (BRAO) – The Federal Lawyer’s Code of Conduct
  • Die Berufsordnung der Rechtsanwälte (BORA) – Rules of Professional Practice
  • Das Gesetz über die Vergütung der Rechtsanwältinnen und Rechtsanwälte (Rechtsanwaltsvergütungsgesetz – RVG) – Lawyer’s Compensation Act
  • Die Fachanwaltsordnung (FAO) – Specialist Lawyers’ Regulations
  • Die Berufsregeln der Rechtsanwälte der Europäischen Gemeinschaft (CCBE-Berufsregeln) – Professional Rules for Lawyers in the European Union (CCBE-Professional Rules)
  • Gesetz über die Tätigkeit europäischer Rechtsanwälte in Deutschland (EuRAG) – Law Regulating the Activity of European Lawyers in Germany
  • Berufsrechtliche Ergänzungen zum Geldwäschebekämpfungsgesetz (GwG) – Money Laundering Act


These professional licensing regulations can be found on the web pages of the German Federal Law Society at

Professional liability insurance:

Lawyers at Gierschmann Legal have the required professional indemnity insurance from Allianz Versicherungs-Aktiengesellschaft, Postfach 10900 Berlin. The insurance applies regardless of location, but not to services of lawyers rendered in the context of consultations or dealings with non-European law and services of lawyers rendered before non-European courts.

Online dispute resolution:

The following link contains information about the platform of the European Commission for Online Dispute Resolution (ODR):
We do not participate in dispute resolution before a consumer arbitration board.

Person responsible for editorial content:
The person responsible for editorial content of the website is Sibylle Gierschmann, Kattjahren 4, 22359 Hamburg, Germany.
Kindly note that content available on the website does not constitute legal advice. Any liability in connection with the use of content on the website is excluded.