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Kümmerlein, Simon & Partner Rechtsanwälte mbB

Messeallee 2
45131 Essen
Bundesrepublik Deutschland

Tel.: +49 (0)201 17 56 600
Fax: +49 (0)201 17 56 666
E-Mail: info@kuemmerlein.de
Internet: http://www.kuemmerlein.de

VAT-Id-No.:
DE 119808588

Our law firm is registered as a professional partnership with limited professional liability (Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mbB) within the meaning of the Professional Partnership Act (Partnerschaftsgesellschaftsgesetz) dated 25 July 1994 (BGBl. I 1744) in its amended form with the local court (Amtsgericht) Essen under number 4. The professional partnership is represented by two partners. The following attorneys are partners: Michael Schacke, Dr. Elke van Arnheim, Dr. Martin Mönks, Dr. Bettina Keienburg, Dr. Ulrich Irriger, Holger Fahl, Dr. Friedrich Grote, Diana Bock, Dr. Joachim Gores, Albrecht von Loewenich, Dr. Torsten Uhlig, Dr. Kay Diedrich, Dr. Christian Löhr, Christian Althaus, Dr. Markus Schewe, Dr. Stefan Wiesendahl, Alexander Sean Fergus Robert O’Connolly, Jens Nebel, Boris Waldheim, Petra Resing, Dr. Michael Neupert, Dr. Guido Perkams, Dr. Stefan Heutz, Dr. Sebastian J.M. Longrée, Dr. Martin Gisewski, Dr. Stephan Molls, Dr. Matthias Grote, Dr. Katja Longrée and Andreas Müller (address as indicated above).

All attorneys of the law firm are members of the bar association (Rechtsanwaltskammer) for the court district of the Higher Regional Court (Oberlandesgericht) Hamm, Ostenallee 18, 59063 Hamm, Germany. The attorneys are subject to the professional regulations of the Federal Lawyers’ Act (Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung), the Law on the Remuneration of Lawyers (Gesetz über die Vergütung der Rechtsanwältinnen und Rechtsanwälte), the professional rules of the Federal Bar Association (Bundesrechtsanwaltskammer) as well as the professional rules for attorneys and specialised attorneys of the European Union, which can be downloaded here: www.brak.de/fuer-anwaelte/berufsrecht

Our Notaries are members of the Chamber of Notaries (Notarkammer) for the court district of the Higher Regional Court (Oberlandesgericht) Hamm, Ostenallee 18, 59063 Hamm, Germany. They are subject to the professional rules of the Federal Regulations for Notaries (Bundesnotarordnung), the Notarization Act (Beurkundungsgesetz), the German Court and Notary Costs Act (GNotKG), the official regulations for notaries (Dienstordnung für Notare) and the guidelines for the professional and other obligations of the members of the Chamber of Notaries (Notarkammer) for the court district of the Higher Regional Court (Oberlandesgericht) Hamm, which can be downloaded here: www.westfaelische-notarkammer.de/seiten/teledienstgesetz.htm

The competent regulatory authority for the notaries of our firm is the president of the regional court (Landgericht) Essen, Zweigertstraße 52, 45130 Essen (www.lg-essen.nrw.de).