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e-mail etiquette in Germany

Business in Germany

Corresponding with Germans: How not to come across as being rude

Proper Email Etiquette when corresponding with Business Partners in Germany, Austria or Switzerland Our law firm specialises in British-German legal issues, so most of our email correspondence takes place in English. In many cases, we represent German business clients for whom we liaise with UK business partners, barristers, solicitors, tax advisors, or other consultants. Rule 1: Do not address people by their first name right away German clients, especially if they do not have any…
Bernhard Schmeilzl
June 23, 2016