New location at Pariser Platz – next to the Brandenburg Gate!

We would like to bring to your attention that DSC Legal will be moving into new offices at Pariser Platz 3, 10117 Berlin, on 22.03.2018. Our telephone and fax numbers as well as e-mail addresses will remain unchanged. More information on our new location (e.g. directions) will be available on our website soon.


In-house counsels recommend DSC Legal again as the “LEADING LAW FIRM” in the real estate industry

For the second time in a row, in-house counsels employed in the real estate industry have recommended DSC Legal as the “leading law firm” within that line of business (1st place in the national overall ranking). Our firm also belongs to the top-ranking law firms (national and regional) when it comes to its main practice areas shaping the real estate law.

DSC Legal at the EXPO REAL at Munich 2017

Together with IR Global, the largest professional services network with over 1,000 lawyers, accountants and financial advisors across 150 jurisdictions, we advise companies and individuals worldwide.

Visit us at the EXPO REAL trade fair in Munich from 4th to 6th October 2017 at the IR Global stand, Hall A1, Booth 535.

IR Global - Story of Berlin and DSC Legal Reception 09.09.2017

At the beginning of September DSC Legal had the honor to invite the members of IR Global to the well-known exhibition "The Story of Berin" - Berlin Kudamm. After completing the guided tour of the exhibition, the members expected a rich buffet in the rooms of DSC Legal, where they found themselves eating, drinking and talking to each other.

DSC Legal hosts International Real Estate Investment Virtual Round Table with IR Global

As Global Chair of the Real Estate Practice Group of IR Global, the world's largest professional services network, Dr. Peter Diedrich was delighted to host a round table on international real estate investment. The discussion, as part of IR Global's Virtual Round Table series, centered on financing and structuring cross-border real estate transactions, involving IR Global members from Germany, Belgium, California, New York, and Canada.

Dr. István Szabados Appointed as Notary

On April 13th, 2017, Dr. István Szabados, attorney-at-law, was appointed as notary in Berlin. He thereby strengthens the notary office of our firm, which until now has been led by Dr. Peter Diedrich, notary and attorney-at-law, which has been primarily focused in recent years on the notarization of mid- and large-sized real estate transactions, development projects of domestic and international investors, and corporate-law procedures.

Processing fees for bank loans paid by entrepreneurs are also invalid!

(Federal Court of Justice, judgments of 4 July 2017 - XI ZR 562/15, XI ZR 233/16)

 On 4 July 2017, the Federal Court of Justice (Bundesgerichtshof - BGH) ruled invalid the general terms and conditions (Allgemeine Geschäftsbedingungen - AGB) pre-formulated by the defendant banks in loan agreements concluded between credit institutions and entrepreneurs (Unternehmer) for processing fees (Bearbeitungsgebühren), that did not depend on the term period.

DSC Cloud to Launch Soon

DSC Legal is in the process of developing an innovative new offering to improve the efficiency and convenience of its legal and notarial services. The DSC Cloud, planned to launch later this year, will offer a secure data room platform for the exchange of documents. The system will allow the DSC Legal team, as well as clients and third-parties, to rapidly and securily share and collaborate on any document related to a notarization or legal matter from any computer or smartphone. Stay tuned.

DSC Legal Awarded Gold Member Status by IR Global

DSC Legal is proud to have been awarded the honour of Gold Member status by IR Global, the world's largest professional services network, providing legal, accountancy and financial advice to companies and individuals across 150 jurisdictions. Awarded to only 10 out of over 1,000 members, it recognizes DSC Legal's long-term investment and contribution to the development of the organization over the past five years. Peter Diedrich, Managing Partner of DSC Legal, serves as Global Chair of the Real Estate practice group of IR Global. The network allows DSC Legal to provide legal and other advice of the highest quality across the globe.

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