Legal notice


Wessing & Partner Rechtsanwälte mbB
Rathausufer 16-17
40213 Düsseldorf
Tel. +49 211 16844-0
Fax. +49 211 16844-444

Wessing & Partner Rechtsanwälte mbB is made up of the following German lawyers (Rechtsanwälte) with authority to represent the firm:

Prof. Dr. Jürgen Wessing
Dr. med. Helga Wessing
Dr. Heiko Ahlbrecht
Dr. Matthias Dann, LL.M.
Dipl.-Fw. Rainer Biesgen
Dr. Eren Basar

Legal form, register

Wessing & Partner Rechtsanwälte mbB is a partnership with limited professional liability in accordance with the German Partnerships Act, which is registered on the partnerships register of the Amtsgericht (Local Court) Essen PR 2431.

Professional designation and governing law society (which is also the competent regulatory authority)

The individuals acting on behalf of the partnership are German lawyers (Rechtsanwälte) admitted under the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany. They are members of the following German Law Society

Rechtsanwaltskammer Düsseldorf
Freiligrathstr. 25
40479 Düsseldorf
Tel. +49 211 49502-0

exercising oversight as the competent regulatory authority.

VAT identification number (sec 27a German VAT Act (UStG))

VAT ID no.: DE250368343

Professional liability insurance

Professional liability insurance cover is provided by

ERGO Versicherung AG
Victoriaplatz 1
40198 Düsseldorf.

The scope of insurance cover satisfies, at a minimum, the requirements under sec 51a of the Federal Lawyer’s Act (BRAO).

Professional codes 

The applicable professional codes are:

Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung (BRAO) (Federal Lawyer’s Act)
Berufsordnung für Rechtsanwälte (BORA) (Professional Code for Lawyers)
Fachanwaltsordnungen der Bundesrechtsanwaltskammer (FAO)
(Rules governing specialist lawyers established by the Federal Law Society)
Gesetz über die Vergütung von Rechtsanwältinnen und Rechtsanwälten (RVG) (Compensation of Lawyers Act)
Professional Code of the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE)

You may review and download the German and English language versions of the professional codes from the website of the German Federal Law Society ( under “Berufsrecht”.

Out-of-court dispute resolution

In the event of disputes between lawyers and their clients, out-of-court dispute resolution may be pursued upon application to the competent Law Society of Düsseldorf (under sec 73 (2)(3) and (5) BRAO) or to

Schlichtungsstelle der Rechtsanwaltschaft bei der Bundesrechtsanwaltskammer
Rauchstraße 26
10787 Berlin
Tel. +49 30 2844417-0
Fax +49 30 2844417-12

under sec 191-192 BRAO.

Responsible for content of a journalistic/editorial nature within the meaning of sec 55 of the Rundfunkstaatsvertrag (State Broadcasting Treaty): 

Dr. Eren Basar
Wessing & Partner Rechtsanwälte mbB
Rathausufer 16-17
40213 Düsseldorf