Thomas Grosse
Notary and Attorney - Gerichtsstr. 47 - D-45355 Essen-Borbeck
Tel. 0201/680150 - Fax 0201/682454 - mail(at)
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Thomas Grosse

Notary and Attorney
D-45355 Essen-Borbeck

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Thomas Grosse, Attorney at Law and Civil Law Notary
Gerichtsstrasse 47
D-45355 Essen-Borbeck

Phone: (+49) (0)201/680150
Fax: (+49) (0)201/682454

GPS: +51° 28' 22.45", +6° 57' 1.8"

Email: Mail[at]

VAT-Id: DE327398862

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Regulations of the business law:

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My statutory occupational title is "Rechtsanwalt und Notar", best translated as "Attorney at Law and Civil Law Notary". This title was bestowed upon me in the Federal Republic of Gemany.

Any Attorney is subject to the regulations of:

and any Notary is subject to the regulations of:

All links in German. If one of them should be broken, the regulations can be looked up in their respective current version on the homepages of the surveillance authorities:

Avoiding conflicts of interest: Acc. to sec. 45 BRAO no Attorney is allowed to accept a mandate, he previously delt with as a Notary, no Notary is acc. to sec. 3 para. 1 No. 7 BeurkG allowed to notarize, if he or one of his colleagues was involved in exactly the same matter as an attorney. In order to avoid such collisions, name registers must be kept and checked before taking on any mandate.

Dispute settlement: There is an arbitration order from the Hamm Bar Association (Free arbitration in property law disputes due to an alleged poor performance of the lawyer's contract from an existing or terminated client relationship). Since 2013 there has also been an arbitration option at the Federal Attorneys chamber and since 2016 for extrajudicial online dispute resolution if there is an online established contractual relationship, this EU-Platform. I am ready to participate in dispute settlement procedures at one of these arbitration boards.

Professional liability insurer: Allianz SE, Koeniginstrasse 28, D-80802 Muenchen (Mail: D-10900 Berlin). Area of application: EU. (Details: § 51 BRAO / § 19a BNotO).

Administrative district as a Notary:

My administrative district as a notary is identical to the district of Essen-Borbeck local court, containing Essen suburbs Bedingrade, Bergeborbeck, Bochold, Borbeck-Mitte, Dellwig, Frintrop, Gerschede, Schoenebeck and Vogelheim (ZIP codes 45355, 45356, 45357 und 45359). The act of notarization usually has to take place in this very administrative district (except "particular legitimate interests of the clients demand acting beyond"), this regulation does apply for any german civil law notary, the object of the notarization can be located everywhere.


Verbal or written information that I gave outside of a client relationship is non-binding.


Links: The Internet and its content are constantly changing. Therefore, I cannot guarantee the completeness and correctness of the information provided. I am only responsible for my own content that I provide for your use. A distinction must be made between this own content and cross-references (links) to content from other providers. Through these links, I actually provide third-party content for use. I am only responsible for this third-party content if I have positive knowledge of it (i.e. also of illegal or punishable content) and it is technically possible and reasonable for me to prevent its use. In particular, I cannot check my numerous links for changes every day. The content of this website has been carefully researched. Nevertheless, I assume no liability for the accuracy, completeness and timeliness of the information; these are particularly general and do not constitute specific legal advice.

Communication by email:

Data transmission via email can have security gaps. I assume that I can also reply to unencrypted emails unencrypted. On request, I can send you encrypted emails.
Data traffic via email may be subject to disruptions, your emails may not reach me or may reach me late. Emails sent to me only trigger deadlines, takeovers, remedies, etc. after I have confirmed them.

Thomas Grosse:Thomas Grosse

Born 1954 in Essen, Germany,
Attended Gymnasium (~German High School) Borbeck,
Attended Ruhr-University Bochum 1977-1982,
Trainee Lawyer at Essen district court 1982-1986,
Research associate at the Institute for Manpower Studies (IAW) and the Institute for Applied Innovation Research (IAI), Ruhr-University Bochum 1986-1987,
Attorney at Law since 1986 (or advocate, barrister, counsel, counselor, lawyer, proctor, solicitor; in German all those are called "Rechtsanwalt", "Anwalt" in short, who practice law either at the court or beyond, German Law knows no division into solicitors and barristers),
Civil Law Notary (in German: Notar) since 1994,
married to a family court judge, two children, resident in Essen-Borbeck.

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Designed and written by Thomas Grosse under TYPO3. Accessibility: Any browser, any resolution. Font size alterable by any browser. Different designs for PCs and handhelds. If the display on mobile devices is unsatisfactory, simply turn your device. Photos: All by me, many of them taken in Borbeck. Background under the left hand menu is a bronze statue at Borbeck New Market by Franz-Josef Kampmann, "Borbecker Halblang" (~ outgrown trousers). More about Borbeck at Wikipedia.