Responsible within the meaning of § 5 German Telemdia Act:

Law office Costard
Lawyer for IT law and data protection

Attorney at Law Thomas P. Costard
Lina-Ammon-Straße 9
90471 Nuremberg

tel.: +49 (0) 911 790 30 34
fax: +49 (0) 911 790 30 35



Information acc. to § 2 DL-InfoV:

Thomas P. Costard has been awarded the professional legal title „attorney at law“ by the Federal Republic of Germany.


Bar association and regulatory authority:

Rechtsanwaltskammer Nürnberg
Fürther Str. 115
90429 Nuremberg

tel: +49 (0) 911 926 33 0
fax: +49 (0) 911 926 33 33



Professional liability insurance:

HDI-Gerling Sach Serviceholding AG, Riethorst 2, 30659 Hannover
tel: +49 511 6450
fax: +49 511 645-4545

The geographical scope of the insurance coverage includes engagements within the member states of the European Union. The insurance coverage does not include liability claims for engagements of firms or agencies in other states concerning counselling and occupation with non-European law and the appearance of a lawyer before a non-European court. For liability claims against the insurance holder before non-European courts the compensations do not exceed the minimum compulsory insurance sum.


Regulations within our profession:

  • Federal Lawyers’ Code of Conduct (BORA)
  • Federal Lawyer’s Act (BRAO)
  • Lawyers’ Compensation Act (RVG)
  • Rules of Practice for Lawyers of the European Union (EuRAG)
  • Specialist Lawyers Regulations (FAO)

The laws and regulations are issued in the Federal Law Gazette. They can be obtained from the Federal Bar Association. They can also be found on the association’s home page under


Conflicting interests:

Attending to conflicting interests within any case is prohibited by law, § 43a subsection 4 BRAO. Before taking on a case we therefore always verify that there are no conflicting interests.





Further information:

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