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Lawyer Admission Grant of European lawyer as syndicate lawyer/syndicate lawyer

As a European lawyer, you can be admitted to the bar as a syndicate lawyer.

Who should I contact?

Responsibility lies with the Bar Association.

This procedure can also be handled by a "Single Contact Person". The "Single Contact Person" is a special service offered by the municipalities and the country for service providers.

Section 3 paragraph 1, 11 Law on the Activities of European Lawyers in Germany (EuRAG)

Section 46a paragraph 2 sentence 1 Federal Lawyers' Code (BRAO)

Find your unified contact person in the service provider portal Lower Saxony

Which documents are required?

  • Case list pursuant to Section 12 of the German Lawyers Act (EuRAG) with information on reference number, subject matter, period, nature and scope of the activity, state of play of cases dealt with by the applicant under German law,
  • copy ingesb or publicly certified copy of the employment contract or employment contracts,
  • job description signed by the employer and the applicant,
  • the competent authority may require further evidence to be submitted.

Section 12 Law on the Activities of European Lawyers in Germany (EuRAG)

What are the fees?

Fees are payable in accordance with Section 39 of the EuRAG and Section 192 of the Federal Lawyers' Code (BRAO) i.V.m. of the Fee Statute of the competent body.

Section 192 federal lawyers' code (BRAO)

Section 39 Law on the Activities of European Lawyers in Germany (EuRAG)

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

Deadlines may have to be observed. Please contact the appropriate body.


List ID 838 (positive list; As of September 13, 2018)

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Technically approved by

Lower Saxony Ministry of Justice

Professionally released on


Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Linie6PLus)

Further Links

Single points of contact of the state of Lower Saxony, Single points of contact of the countries of Europe, advice and assistance for EU citizens and their families.