About us

Rechtsstandort Hamburg e.V.

The association Rechtsstandort Hamburg e.V. was established in 2009 to promote Hamburg as the jurisdictional destination for national and international litigation and dispute resolution. As the point of contact for legal professionals, we provide up to date information and facilitate interaction and coordination with the goal of obtaining successful conflict solutions.

Members of the association

Members of the association are, amongst others, the Hanseatic Bar Association of Hamburg (Hanseatische Rechtsanwaltskammer Hamburg), the Hamburg Lawyers' Association (Hamburgischer Anwaltverein e.V.), the Hamburg Notary Chamber (Hamburgische Notarkammer), the Hamburg Association of Judges (Hamburgischer Richterverein e.V.), the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce (Handelskammer Hamburg) and the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg (represented by the judicial authority (Justizbehörde).

In addition, the association consists of further private and institutional members, including internationally operating law firms with offices in Hamburg. The association is open to new members who would like to promote Hamburg as the jurisdictional destination for national and international litigation and dispute resolution.

Academic advisory board

The academic advisory board of the association is represented by the University of Hamburg (Universität Hamburg), the Bucerius Law School and the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law (Max-Planck-Institut für ausländisches und internationales Privatrecht).

Task force "dispute resolution"

The association has appointed a task force named "Dispute Resolution" which has planned and designed this website. The website has been launched and presented to the public during a reception on 30th August 2011.