ANIMAL LAW – German Attorneys at law

animal law, horse law, dog law, small animals law, farm law, livestock law, medicine law, animal purchase law, vet animal law, liability law, public hazard prevention, animal protection law, vets law, malpractise law, torts and damages in Germany, Europe and international

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Your Law Firm for Animal Law

You have at your disposal attorneys who offer you their collaboration and reliability to shape your future. We represent you both nationally and internationally. They also have specialist cooperation networks with law firms in the USA, South America and Asia.

“Our Law Firm. Your specialists.”

“And we can offer even more.”

Our attorneys also represent their clients before the German, European and international offices and courts.

We are also well known for our seminars and scientific publications.


Our services range:

Compensation for damages
We accompany you in the assertion and defence of compensation for damages claims.
Expert reports
We help you to find experts and to review expert opinions.
We offer legal advice in the event of warranty claims for purchase and auction.
We support you in asserting claims for damages in the event of accidents or in defending yourself in the event of unwanted damages.
Private Purchase Agreement
We accompany animal lovers in the preparation of purchase contracts and advise you in the event of sale.
Commercial Purchase Contracts
We help you designing your contract.
Breeders Contracts
We offer breeders assistance in drawing up breeding contracts as well as advice in accordance with the German Animal Breeding Act.
Labour Law
In addition to animal law support, we assist our clients in labour law and in all contractual matters.
Succession and inheritance law
We would also be pleased to represent you in all matters of court succession or inheritance law.
License to practise medicine and establishment
As a veterinarian, we will be happy to help you with your license to practise medicine, your establishment and general professional law.
Veterinarians Praxis
We help veterinarians with cooperation agreements or with practice disputes, practice take-over as well as practice tax.

Veterinary Liability
We assist veterinarians in liability matters, in particular with purchase investigations as well as with treatment errors and faulty purchase investigations.
Contractual Duties
We help veterinarians with contractual obligations towards pet owners.
Account Settlements
We are there for our clients in all matters relating to invoicing or debt collection.
We help veterinarians, farm owners, breeders or animal boarding houses as well as riding stables or auctioneers in the event of insolvency.

An expert should be consulted for the assessment of contractual obligations. Attorney Julia Ziegeler




Attorneys / Lawyers / Patent Attorneys

Our attorneys are specialized and competent.

Rechtsanwalt Michael Horak Hannover Stuttgart Wien Zürich Anwalt

Michael Horak, LL.M.

Attorney-at-law · Graduate Engineer
Certified Intellectual Property Law Specialist
Certified Media and Copyright Law Specialist


Wettbewerbsrecht Anwalt Julia Ziegeler Rechtsanwältin Hannover geboren in Bückeburg Rehburg-Loccum

Julia Ziegeler

Certified Intellectual Property Law Specialist
Certified Media and Copyright Law Specialist


Anna Umberg Rechtsanwältin Hannover Nutzungsrecht Verbreitungsrecht senderecht öffentliche Wiedergabe Anwalt Hannover Oldenburg Osnabrück Werberecht Abmahnung UWG Anwalt

Anna Umberg, LL.M., M.A.

Certified Intellectual Property Law Specialist


Andree Eckhard Patentanwalt Hannover Patentrecht Markenrecht Wettbewerbsrecht UWG Hamburg

Andree Eckhard

Patent Attorney
European Trademark Attorney and Design Attorney


Gitamnn Rechtsanwältin Hannover Wettbewerbsrecht UWG Hamburg

Katharina Gitmann-Kopilevich

Certified Intellectual Property Law Specialist


Behrend Rechtsanwältin Hannover Wettbewerbsrecht UWG Hamburg

Karoline Behrend



Müller Rechtsanwältin Hannover Wettbewerbsrecht UWG Hamburg

Johanna K. Müller-Kühne, PhD

Patent Attorney | European Patent Attorney
European Trademark Attorney and Design Attorney


Andreas Friedlein

Andreas Friedlein



Stefan Karfusehr








Our Attorneys


Who are our clients? For you, a selection:

Animal Keepers
Agricultural Enterprises
Breeding Institutions
Riding Stables
Horses Auctioneers
Corporate entities
Animal lovers
Animal boarding houses
Farm Owner
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