Commercial law/Company law – Dr. Klaus Hellgardt, Lars Oliver Helm
We draft standard terms of business, customer contracts and supplier contracts. We advise clients on conflict resolution and represent them in legal disputes. We also advise on the admission of partners and sale of entire companies or parts thereof. We are happy to cooperate with our clients’ tax consultants.
Data protection law – Dr. Klaus Hellgardt, Michael Jahn
The significance of data protection law has increased considerably in recent years. There are increasing restrictions in the use of data for customer acquisition and the sale of goods and services. We advise mainly companies on all questions pertaining to the use of personal data. One of our specialities is an advisory service regarding collection of data, acquisition of data and data transfer.
Distribution law – Dr. Klaus Hellgardt, Lars Oliver Helm, Ivailo Klevesath
In distribution law we are particularly active in the area of the law concerning commercial agents. The clients we advise and represent are companies active in the procurement of insurances, direct and dialogue marketing as well as the sale of mineral oil products. We draft specific contracts for them and represent them in legal disputes relating to competition law and commission law.
Energy law – Lars Oliver Helm
In this particular field we advise our clients on drafting delivery contracts and on debt collection. One of our main areas of activity is district heating.
Insolvency law – Dr. Klaus Hellgardt, Lars Oliver Helm, Susann Haberland, Ivailo Klevesath, Michael Jahn
The number of insolvent companies and private insolvencies is increasing. The losses due to bad debt represent a threat to the existence of the debtors’ business partners. Our aim is to protect our clients from this danger. In the first instance, this requires careful and anticipatory drafting of contracts. With that in mind, we advise our clients on all areas of insolvency law, focusing on the administrator’s right to contest, clawback rights and the enforcement of rights of separation as well as preferential satisfaction. We also offer prompt and meticulous service in filing insolvency claims.
Insurance law – Dr. Klaus Hellgardt, Ivailo Klevesath
Our main field is personal insurance including life, accident, health and occupational disability, especially forensic work. We have been representing a major German insurance company in litigation for many years, especially in lawsuits regarding claims of occupational disability insurance.
IT law – Dr. Klaus Hellgardt, Susann Haberland, Michael Jahn
We advise clients on all areas of information technology law: regulation of telecommunication services (in particular the internet), data protection, copyright law and protection of intellectual property rights. We also draft contracts concerning software production and distribution. In addition we advise our clients on all specific questions relating to data protection in the field of information technology.
Labour law – Dr. Klaus Hellgardt, Susann Haberland, Ivailo Klevesath, Michael Jahn
We represent both employers and employees in legal and extrajudicial disputes. We draw up contracts of employment, working regulations and commission guidelines, and write notices of termination and warning notices.
Leasing law – Lars Oliver Helm
In this particular field we have been advising and representing leasing companies for over 25 years in extrajudicial and legal disputes. Our work involves reviews of leasing contracts and standard leasing terms, settlement of disruptions in performance, and enforcement of claims for compensation in case of early termination.
Law of succession – Dr. Klaus Hellgardt
In this area our clients benefit from our long-term experience in drafting and executing wills. We draft precautionary authority and living wills. We also file applications to register the precautionary authority in the central registry.
Law of tenancy and leasehold – Dr. Klaus Hellgardt, Lars Oliver Helm
We cover all areas of the law of tenancy and leasehold. We advise our clients on drafting tenancy agreements for housing accommodation and commercial premises, on termination of tenancies, warranty claims, disputes regarding running costs and renovation duties, and in the area of debt collection.
Law on travelling – Dr. Klaus Hellgardt, Susann Haberland
We advise tour operators, hoteliers, airlines and providers of other travel services on all areas of travel law: we draft contracts, standard business terms, catalogues and flyers, and organize grievance procedures. We act for both the travel industry and for their customers in and out of court and in arbitration proceedings.