In addition to representing clients in all private law matters Mrs Kötter concentrates on the following:

Traffic Law

  • Claims for compensation and damages for pain & suffering
  • Reimbursement of hire car costs (accident replacement tariffs)
  • Representation in criminal charges and fines
  • Representation and advice on claims for warranty defects in new and second-hand vehicles
  • Driving licences
  • Insurance law
  • Claims for transport damage
  • Forwarders
  • Law relating to national and cross-border transportation of goods by road
  • Freight agreements including chief duties and liability of carrier

Insurance Law

  • Claims settlement in all major lines of insurance (household insurance, liability insurance, building insurance, comprehensive insurance etc.)
  • Assertation of damage claims (Regress)
  • Legal representation in all insurance-related litigations

Tenancy and condominium law

  • Preperation and review of rental agreements
  • terminations under tenancy law
  • Examination of utility bills
  • Residential property law
  • Legal representation in all tenancy and property disputes

Contract Law

  • Defects liability
  • Legal representation in all issues of purchase
  • Purchase agreements
  • Real estate purchases
  • Property developer law
  • Heritable building rights contracts
  • Purchase agreements for private homes
  • Advice in all matters relevant to buyers and sellers of land
  • Contracts to transfer property
Sabine Kötter

Sabine Kötter
Lawyer and notary
Certified Specialist for traffic law 
Certified Specialist for tenancy and condominium law

born on 03.05.1982 in Löbau (Saxony)
married, 1 child


2001 - 2006 Read law at Westfälische Wilhelms-University in Münster
2006 Graduated with 1st state law qualification
2007-2009 Further legal training (Referendariat) in the jurisdiction of Münster regional court (Landgericht)
2009 Graduated with 2nd state law qualification
2009 Practice in the legal department of a brokerage company
2010-2011 Administrator at the Institut for Federal Real Estate (Bundesanstalt für Immobilienaufgaben, BImA)
2011-2015 Section Leader at a large insurance company
(Traffic law, Insurance law)
Since 2016 Admitted to the practice of law,
Lawyer at Dr. Foerster, Schäfer & Wiesner
2019 Admitted as a Certified Specialist for traffic law 
2022 Admitted as a Certified Specialist for tenancy and residential property law
2023 Appointed Notary in Langenberg

German, English

Legal Fields:
Traffic law, Insurance law, Contract law, Real Estate law, tenancy and residential property law, Criminal law