BKS Rechtsanwälte
Dr. Beckmann Kirchner Dr. Börger PartG mbB

Elsa-Brändström-Str. 7
33602 Bielefeld
Tel.: +49 521 2993200
Fax: +49 521 2993205

BKS Rechtsanwälte Wirtschaftsprüfer Steuerberater Dr. Beckmann Kirchner Dr. Börger PartG mbB is a partnership with limited professional liability (Partnerschaft mit beschränkter Berufshaftung) with ist registered office in Bielefeld, registration number PR 5304, Local Court (Amtsgericht) of Essen.

Those authorised to represent are:

  • Dr. Thomas Beckmann, Lawyer and Tax Advisor
  • Alexander Kirchner M.A., Lawyer, Certified Public Accountant, Certified Tax Adviser and Certified Tax Lawyer
  • Dr. Andreas Börger, Lawyer and Tax Advisor
  • Hendrik Veddeler*, Lawyer and Tax Advisor
  • Dr. Brigitte Hidding*, Lawyer and Tax Advisor
  • Niels Doege*, Lawyer, Auditor, Tax Advisor, Specialist Lawyer in Tax Law and Specialist Lawyer in Commercial Law and Company Law
  • Juliane Lange*, Lawyer, Tax Advisor, and Specialist Lawyer in Tax Law
  • Qualified Financial Consultant Christina Freifrau von Eckardstein*, Lawyer and Tax Advisor
  • Christian Hahn*, Lawyer, Tax Advisor and Specialist Lawyer in Tax Law
  • Marrie Landt*, Lawyer, Tax Advisor and Specialist Lawyer in Tax Law
  • Julian Jeschke*, Lawyer
  • Rüdiger Kober*, Lawyer, Auditor and Tax Advisor
  • Lena Hilgemann*, Lawyer
  • Lisa Grasel*, Lawyer
  • Julian Riebe*, B.A., Lawyer
  • Olivia Nottmeier*, Lawyer

* in an employment relationship

Sales Tax (VAT) Identification Number pursuant to Section 27 a of the German Sales Tax Law (UStG):


The responsible supervisory authorities are:

  • Wirtschaftsprüferkammer, Rauchstraße 26, 10787 Berlin
  • Rechtsanwaltskammer Hamm, Ostenallee 18, 59063 Hamm
  • Steuerberaterkammer Westfalen-Lippe, Erphostraße 43, 48145 Münster

All professional titles have been issued within the Federal Republic of Germany.

Professional regulations for auditors in Germany:

  • Wirtschaftsprüferordnung (WPO)
  • Berufssatzung für Wirtschaftsprüfer/vereidigte Buchprüfer (BS WP/ vBP)
  • Wirtschaftsprüfer Berufshaftpflichtversicherungsverordnung (WPBHV)
  • Wirtschaftsprüferprüfungsverordnung (WiPrPrüfV)
  • Wirtschaftsprüfungsexamens-Anrechnungsverordnung (WPAnrV)
  • Statutes for Quality Control
  • Seal order

The regulations can be viewed with the Federal Chamber of Public Accountants (Wirtschaftsprüferkammer ) under

The following professional regulations in Germany apply to lawyers:

  • Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung (BRAO) [Federal Lawyers’ Act]
  • Fachanwaltsordnung (FAO) [Specialist Lawyers’ Act]
  • Berufsordnung für Rechtsanwälte (BORA) [Lawyers’ Professional Code of Conduct]
  • Rechtsanwaltsvergütungsgesetz (RVG) [ Lawyers’ Compensation Act]
  • Berufsregeln der Rechtsanwälte der Europäischen Union (CCBE-Berufsregeln) [The Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe]
  • Gesetz über die Tätigkeit europäischer Rechtsanwälte in Deutschland (EuRAG) [Act Regulating the Activity of European Lawyers in Germany]
  • Berufsrechtliche Ergänzungen zum Geldwäschebekämpfungsgesetz (GwG) [Money Laundering Act]

The regulations can be viewed at the Federal Chamber of Lawyers (Bundesrechtsanwaltskammer) under

The following professional regulations in Germany apply to tax advisors:

  • Steuerberatungsgesetz (StBerG) [German tax consulting law]
  • Verordnung zur Durchführung der Vorschriften über Steuerberater, Steuerbevollmächtigte und Steuerberatungsgesellschaften (DVStB) [regulation for the implementation of the instructions for tax advisors, tax agents and tax consulting companies]
  • Satzung über die Rechte und Pflichten bei der Ausübung der Berufe der Steuerberater und der Steuerbevollmächtigten (Berufsordnung - BOStB) [professional code of conduct for tax advisors and tax agents]
  • Vergütungsverordnung für Steuerberater, Steuerbevollmächtigte und Steuerberatungsgesellschaften (Steuerberatervergütungsverordnung – StBVV) [fee ordinance for tax advisors]

The regulations can be viewed at the Federal Chamber of Tax Advisors (Bundessteuerberaterkammer) under

German law applies. The place of jurisdiction is Bielefeld.

Information pursuant to the Verbraucherstreitbeilegungsgesetz [German consumers' dispute settlement act]:

BKS Rechtsanwälte is not obligated or willing to participate in dispute settlement proceedings before a consumer arbitration board within the meaning of Section 2 VSBG [German consumers' dispute settlement act].

The EU platform for extra-judicial online dispute resolution:

Professional liability insurance:

A statutorily prescribed professional liability insurance policy has been signed with HDI Versicherung AG, HDI-Platz 1, 30659 Hannover, pertaining to the company's professional activity. The insurance protection satisfies, in particular with regard to its territorial validity, at the very least the requirements stipulated by Sections 51, 59n Federal Lawyers Act, (BRAO), Sections 55f, 67 Tax Consultancy Act (StBerG), Sections 51 et seq. Statutory Ordinance on the enforcement of provisions relating to tax advisors, tax agents and tax advisory companies (DVStB), § 54 German Auditors’ Regulations (WPO) in conjunction with the Auditors' Professional Liability Insurance Regulation (WPBHV).

Professional liability insurance

HDI Versicherung AG
HDI-Platz 1
30659 Hannover
Territorial validity: worldwide

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Alexander Kirchner
BKS Rechtsanwälte Wirtschaftsprüfer Steuerberater, Elsa-Brändström-Str. 7, D-33602 Bielefeld
Tel.: +49 521 2993-200, Fax: +49 521 2993-205


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