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Bar Association Admission Grant as a syndicate lawyer/syndicate lawyer for a short job

Anyone who can prove an effective and regular activity as a resident European lawyer in Germany for at least three years, but has only acted for a shorter period of time under German law, may be admitted to the bar as a lawyer in accordance with the provisions of Sections 6 to 36, 46a to 46c paragraphs 1, 4 and 5, with the exception of Section 46a paragraph 1 sentence 1 number 1 number of the Federal Lawyers' Association (BRAO).

Who should I contact?

The bar is responsible for this.

This procedure can also be carried out through a "single point of contact". The "Single Contact Person" is a special service offered by the municipalities and the country for service providers.

Which documents are required?

  • Case list in accordance with Sections 14, 12 of the Law on the Activity of European Lawyers in Germany (EuRAG) containing information on the reference number, subject matter, period, nature and scope of the activity, state of play of the cases dealt with by the applicant in German law;
  • copy or publicly certified copy of the employment contract or employment contracts,
  • signed job description, by the employer and the applicant,
  • the Bar Association may require the submission of further evidence.

What are the fees?

Fees are incurred in accordance with Section 39 of the German Act on the Activity of European Lawyers in Germany (EuRAG) and Section 192 of the Federal Lawyers' Code (BRAO) in accordance with the Fee Statute of the competent body.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

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

Processing duration

Processing Time: 3 Months


List ID 839 (positive list; As of September 13, 2018)

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

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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.