DIRO – certified legal services in Europe
DIRO was founded in 1992 as an European Economic Interest Grouping (EEIG) in Frankfurt/Main (Germany). Currently counting 179 law firms and more than 1.400 lawyers, DIRO is one of the major independent networks in the German market and ranks among the leading law firm associations in Europe. Featuring 143 law firms in total throughout Germany alone and being on the ground in another 36 member law offices Europe-wide, DIRO and its associated law firms are offering all clients and cooperation partners a comprehensive portfolio of legal advice and related services. In Germany the top-class expertise of DIRO law firms is reflected by a share of specialized lawyers far above market average (65% to only approx. 20% nationwide). In addition, more than 95% of German members are certified to an accredited DIN ISO standard – a unique number in the competitive environment and striking evidence of the top-class quality standards throughout the network.