Dear beekeepers and interested parties,

as chairman for legal affairs of the beekeeper association Imkerverband Berlin I am gladly available to any beekeepers organized in beekeeper associations for legal questions concerning beekeeping. Also, you can approach me with regard to problems in association law (Vereinsrecht).

If desired I could also offer short lectures or trainings about certain topics in your beekeeping association. Please do not hesitate to contact me or my office.

Christoph C. Paul
Attorney at law – Notary – Mediator
Paul & Partner
Olivaer Platz 15
10707 Berlin
Phone: +49 (0)30 887 107 90

For the benefit of a potential legal dispute but also for the usage of your insurance coverage preserving evidence is of immense importance.

As chairman for legal affairs I primarily work pro bono. In case of a claim or in the case that you require my support as an attorney or notary costs may arise. As members of the association you have a legal expense insurance in principle. You can find out how to act in the case of damage as well as accordant legal protection requests via the following link. Please send the filled out form to the beekeeper association Imkerverband Berlin ( and cc to