Areas of expertise

We rank among the leading law firms specialised in social law

We at Ashcroft Lawyers pride ourselves in our skills and expertise when it comes to advising, representing and looking after the client and providing that all-important full picture. The service we offer features a distinct emphasis on social and family law, however, client and professional circles have also come to associate us quite significantly with such areas as medical malpractice liability, traffic & transport law, civil law in general and, more particularly, insurance law.

Social law

In the area of social law, we provide our clients with legal advice and a representation service on all aspects of severe disability, accident and pension law as well as those issues addressed in Social Security Code [SGB] II.

Family law

Our expertise in the area of family law is the client’s guarantee of professional support when confronted with the challenges of divorce or of assertion of visitation entitlements in relation to their children; our service likewise encompasses all aspects of maintenance and child-support law.

Medical law/medical malpractice liability

In the area of medical malpractice liability, we represent patients seeking to assert their rights against physicians or hospitals on grounds of medical malpractice that they have encountered under their care. We accompany individuals affected throughout legal proceedings, which we manage on their behalf at all levels.

Traffic & transport law

In the area of traffic & transport law, we successfully assert the legitimate claim of the wronged party against insurance companies. We take great care to insure that all aspects of compensation are covered, including some which are frequently overlooked, such as loss incurred through inability to personally manage the household.

Insurance law

In the area of insurance law, we assert the legitimate entitlements of the affected party against their insurance company. Claims relating to supplementary occupational disability insurance, accident insurance claims and, in particular, those involving client-entitlements through health-insurance cover are just some of the areas that highlight the calibre and quality of the service that we provide. Here too, in consultation with the patient, we will advise and accompany hospitals throughout claim proceedings with a view to ensuring that the client’s entitlements in relation to an in-patient stay in hospital are successfully asserted vis-à-vis providers of private health insurance cover.

Labour law

Landlord & tenant law

Criminal law

Contract law


At Ashcroft Lawyers, the needs of our clients dictate the focus of our areas of assignment and the nature of our work. Our work focuses primarily on family, social and labour law. In addition, we provide a legal advisory service in the areas of medical, landlord & tenant and traffic & transport Law. Our clients range from private individuals right through to large-scale corporate enterprises based throughout the Federal Republic of Germany. We stand for competence, dependability and quality - features of the service that we provide which our clients have come to appreciate over many years. Whenever we are confronted with extensive legal issues and projects of a technically specific and, consequently, more challenging content, it is our policy to bring on board cooperation partners, who possess the expertise and qualification required to address and deal with the issues involved. This enables us to respond to your subject-specific needs with state-of-the-art solutions.


See for yourself and experience our service first-hand by simply making an appointment for a consultation. On-going training and further education for our entire team in their respective line of work are of fundamental importance to us. As we see it, providing a professional service also means being able to conduct your international correspondence in English.