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Law Firm for English-German Legal Issues

Von Bernhard Schmeilzl (08.03.2012)
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The Munich based law firm Graf & Partners provides its international clientele with professional advice in the areas of business, corporate and inheritance law. The firm is particularly strong in German-British and German-US cross border legal advice, e.g. drafting of cross-border agreements and the handling of German-English probate issues. Several of the firm’s attorneys have studied and/or worked in the USA, UK and Ireland. Thus,  correspondence and negotiations can be professionally handled in English, French and – of course – German. More details on Graf & Partners here (Download Flyer), on and on the firms‘ website

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German laws in english language

Von Bernhard Schmeilzl (25.07.2011)
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In case you need to look into the wording of specific German legislation you can find many relevant German statutes on the website of the German Department of Justice (here). The central codification is the German Civil Code (Bürgerliches Gesetzbuch), which is available for download here: German_Civil_Code_in_English_language.

English speaking entrepreneurs looking for information about German law and on how to do business in Germany may also find the following links helpful. The bilingual brochure “Continental Law” (free download here), published by the German Law Societies explains the basic principles of Continental Law. The gateway collects useful information on business and law in Europe, for example:

– “Doing Business in Germany“, including an “Investment Guide to Germany” (download here)
– “How to found a German Company“, incl. overview of company forms under German law (download here)
German Labour Law: Employee protection against dismissal (download here)
Model Employment Agreement under German law (download here)
Information brochure “Facts about Germany” (download here)
Taxation and Accounting in Germany – an Overview (download here)

Contact: In case you desire more information on German law please contact Bernhard H. Schmeilzl, Attorney-at-Law (Munich Bar) & Master of Laws (Leicester, UK), managing partner of the Munich based corporate law firm Graf & Partners.