Legal Notice

LIVONIUS | VAN RIENEN Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB

Barckhausstraße 1

60325 Frankfurt am Main



Rechtsanwältin Dr. Barbara Livonius

Rechtsanwalt Dr. Rafael van Rienen, LL.M. (University of Chicago)



Phone: +49 (0)69.24 70 49-0

Fax:      +49 (0) 69.24 70 49-49



Legal structure

LIVONIUS | VAN RIENEN Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB is a partnership company with limited professional liability according to the Act on Partnership Companies of Members of Independent Professions (Partnership Companies Act – PartGG). It is registered in the partnership register of the Frankfurt am Main Local Court under PR 2923.


Partners (authorized representatives)



Profession and bar association / supervisory authority

The lawyers of Livonius | van Rienen Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB are governed by the law of the Federal Republic of Germany and are admitted to the bar at the Rechtsanwaltskammer Frankfurt am Main, Bockenheimer Anlage 36, 60322 Frankfurt am Main, Germany; Phone: +49 (0)69-17009801; Fax: +49 (0)69-17009850;;





Professional Liability Insurance (coverage worldwide)

ERGO Versicherung AG, Victoriaplatz 1, 40477 Düsseldorf


Professional Regulations

Our services are governed by the following regulations:

  • Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung (BRAO) [Federal Lawyer Act]
  • Berufsordnung für Rechtsanwälte (BORA) [Professional Rules for lawyers]
  • Fachanwaltsordnung (FAO) [Specialized Lawyers´ Act]
  • Rechtsanwaltsvergütungsgesetz (RVG) [Lawyers´ Compensation Act]
  • Berufsregelungen der Rechtsanwälte der Europäischen Union (CCBE) [Code of Conduct for Lawyers in the European Union]
  • Gesetz über die Tätigkeit europäischer Rechtsanwälte in Deutschland (EuRAG) [Act on the Activities of European Attorneys in Germany]


These regulations can be viewed and downloaded in German and English from the German Bar Association’s website (


Lawyers are forbidden to represent conflicting interest by § 43a Abs. 4 BRAO (Federal Lawyers’ Act). Therefore, before accepting a client, a conflict of interest check will be conducted first.



The European Online Dispute Resolution platform can be found here:


Upon request the Regional Bar Association Frankfurt am Main will arbitrate conflicts between lawyers and their clients in accordance to § § 73 Abs. 2 Nr. 3 and § 73 Abs. 5 BRAO. Furthermore, arbitration in these cases is available at the German Bar Association’s Arbitration Board (§ 191 Abs. 1 BRAO) which can be contacted via web at or via e-mail at


LIVONIUS | VAN RIENEN Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB does not participate in arbitration by a Verbraucherschlichtungsstelle (General Conciliation Body) and is not obliged to do so.



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