The regulation of legal services and legal tech in Germany and how this impacts legal protection insurers was the topic of  the LPI Webinar

The renowned expert, Markus Hartung, explained the German legislation and how legal advice and representation in legal matters are generally reserved for lawyers, as a consequence, rendering legal services provided by legal insurers inadmissible. The main topic was the German Government’s proposal for regulating legal tech in the future and whether the new law will solve the substantive legal issues regarding competences and legitimacy of legal tech companies, operating as debt collection firms in Germany.

Watch the recording of the webinar here
Download speaker’s presentation here
Contact: hartung@chevalier.law or www.markushartung.com
Read Markus Hartung’s article: de, en

Unfortunately, the new law will not change the situation of legal protection insurers in Germany who will, after all, be excluded from the legal services market. Watch this video about unmet justice needs and the missing-middle-pandemic: Access to Justice Gap

In view of a worldwide gap in access to justice, legal protection insurance should be accepted as a means to break down the barriers to justice by making legal services affordable. At our Congress on 28/29 October, we’ll explore how to increase awareness and market legal protection better in order to bridge the access to justice gap. Join us in Vienna or virtually!

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