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- Professional Titles
- Current Practising Certificates
- Governing Legal Authorities
- Insurance Coverage
- Out-of-Court Dispute Settlement
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Elisabeth Opie BA LLB(Hons) LLM GAICD
Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria, Australia
Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, Australia
Entered in the Register of Practitioners of the High Court of Australia
Entered as a Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales
Member of the Rechtsanwaltskammer für den Oberlandesgerichtsbezirk München, The Law Institute of Victoria, and The Law Society of England and Wales
VAT / Umsatzsteuer-Identifikationsnummer
- Solicitor (Australia) – Elisabeth Opie and Lachlan Scully
- Solicitor (England and Wales) – Elisabeth Opie
- Avvocato (Italy) - Marco Lo Bue
Registered pursuant to the Law regulating the activity of European lawyers in Germany (EuRAG) – Elisabeth Opie and Marco Lo Bue
Registered as Solicitor (Foreign Registered) (BRAO) – Elisabeth Opie and Lachlan Scully
Current Practising Certificates
- Legal Services Board, Victoria, Australia (Elisabeth Opie and Lachlan Scully)
- Solicitors Regulation Authority for England and Wales (Elisabeth Opie); and
- Consiglio Nazionale Forense (Marco Lo Bue).
Elisabeth Opie, Marco Lo Bue and Lachlan Scully are registered with the Rechtsanwaltskammer für den Oberlandesgerichtsbezirk München (Munich Bar Association)
Governing Legal Authorities
Rechtsanwaltskammer für den Oberlandesgerichtsbezirk München
Tal 33, 80331 München
+49 (0)89/53 29 44-0
+49 (0)89/53 29 44-28 (fax)
The applicable German rules of professional conduct are available on the German Federal Bar Association (Bundesrechtsanwaltskammer) website at: http://www.brak.de and https://www.gesetze-im-internet.de/eurag/
The applicable Victorian rules of professional conduct are available on the Victorian Legal Services Board and Commissioner website at: http://lsbc.vic.gov.au/?page_id=248
The applicable rules of professional conduct for England and Wales are available on the Solicitors Regulation Authority website at: http://www.sra.org.uk/solicitors/handbook/code/content.page
Consiglio Nazionale Forense
Via del Governo Vecchio 3
+39 069 77488
The applicable rules of professional conduct for Italy are available on the Consiglio Nazionale Forense website at: http://www.consigliomazionaleforense.it/web/cnf/codice-deontologico-forense
Professional liability insurance is held with Allianz Versicherungs AG, Policy Numbers GHV 70/457/7051999/171 (Solicitor (Victoria, Australia)) and GHV 70/457/7051983/171 (respective coverage for the Solicitor (England and Wales), Avvocato (Italy) and EuRAG (Germany)).
Out-of-Court Dispute Settlement
Disputes between lawyers and their clients can be settled out of court, upon request, by the local Chamber of Lawyers (Rechtsanwaltskammer) (pursuant to section 73 (2) no. 3 in connection with section 73 (5) of the Federal Lawyers Act (BRAO) or by the Conciliation Body (Schlichtungsstelle der Rechtsanwaltschaft) of the Federal Chamber of Lawyers (section 191f BRAO), which can be found on the homepage of the Federal Chamber of Lawyers (Bundesrechtsanwaltskammer) (www.brak.de) or by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
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