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Claudia Schanz Russell
Schuetzenstrasse 2
88212 Ravensburg / Germany
Phone: +49 751 359 1877
Fax: +49 751 359 1878

Legal Form

Ms. Claudia Schanz Russell works as a self-employed attorney-at-law. The law firm with its employees is not a limited liability or other corporation but a freelance provider of professional legal consulting services, cooperating with other professionals or law firms on a project basis only upon written consent of a client.

Professional Titles and Competent Bar Association

Claudia Schanz Russell, attorney-at-law, and Sonja Elben, Susanne O’Connell, Annika Eifler and Linda Gilliam, associate attorneys-at-law, are admitted to practice under the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany and are subject to the supervision of the Tuebingen Bar Association, Christophstraße 30, 72072 Tuebingen, Germany,

The title Master of Dispute Resolution (M.D.R.) originates from Pepperdine University School of Law in Malibu, California, USA (graduation year 2000) –

Sales Tax Identification Number (§ 27a UstG)

Sales Tax Identification Number (§ 27a UstG)DE 237 516 611

Professional Liability Insurance

R+V Allgemeine Versicherung AG, 65189 Wiesbaden, Germany

Territorial Scope

In the entire EU territory and the states of the Treaty on the European Economic Area.

Professional Regulations

The following professional regulations apply: Federal Lawyers’ Act (BRAO), Professional Code of Conduct (BORA), Specialist Lawyers’ Code of Conduct (FAO), Lawyers’ Remuneration Act (RVG), Professional Code of Conduct for Lawyers in the European Union (CCBE) as well as the professional supplements to the Anti-Money Laundering Act (GWG).
The professional regulations can be accessed via the German Federal Bar Association ( under the heading "Berufsrecht".
Furthermore, the German Mediation Act (MedG) applies to mediation services. The firm has also voluntarily submitted to the European Code of Conduct for Mediators. More information can be found at

Representation of Interests

The representation of conflicting interests is prohibited for lawyers by professional regulations (Section 43a (4) BRAO). Before accepting a mandate, we therefore always check whether there is a conflict of interest.


The website contains links to external third-party websites over whose content we have no influence. Therefore, we cannot assume any liability for these external contents. The respective provider or operator of the pages is always responsible for the content of the linked pages. The linked pages were checked for possible legal violations at the time of linking. Any illegal content was not recognizable at the time of linking. However, a permanent control of the content of the linked pages is not reasonable without concrete evidence of a violation of the law. If we become aware of any infringements, we will remove such links immediately.

Extrajudicial Dispute Resolution

In the event of disputes between lawyers and their clients, there is the possibility of out-of-court dispute resolution upon request at the regional bar association in Tübingen (pursuant to § 73 para. 2 no. 3 in conjunction with § 73 para. 5 BRAO) or at the arbitration board of the legal profession (§ 191f BRAO) at the German Federal Bar Association, to be found on the Internet via the homepage of the German Federal Bar Association (,

e‐mail: schlichtungsstelle(at)

Web Design

Nicola Bernhart, Feines Grafikdesign, Munich, Germany,


Claudia Casagranda, photographer, Ravensburg, Germany,


Benjamin Hummel, Oberstdorf, Germany


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