Admission of a European lawyer to the Bar Association Decision as an in-house lawyer
Anyone who has been admitted as a European lawyer to the bar association responsible for the place of his/her establishment upon application is entitled to pursue the activity of an in-house lawyer in Germany.
Who should I contact?
Jurisdiction lies with the Bar Association.
This procedure can also be handled through a "point of single contact". The "Point of Single Contact" is a special service offered by the municipalities and the state for service providers.
Admission to the Bar Association requires that the applicant is registered as a European lawyer with the competent authority of the country of origin.
Which documents are required?
- Certificate from the competent authority in the country of origin of affiliation to the profession of European lawyer, which is not older than 3 months and which is accompanied by a certified translation in accordance with § 3 paragraph 2 of the Act on the Activity of European Lawyers in Germany (EuRAG),
- Curriculum vitae
- Proof of nationality in accordance with § 3 paragraph 1 of the Act on the Activity of European Lawyers in Germany (EuRAG),
- if applicable, certified copy of the doctoral certificate or further evidence of the acquisition of academic degrees,
- a copy or publicly certified copy of the employment contract or employment contracts,
- job description signed by the employer and the applicant,
- the competent body may require the submission of further evidence
What are the fees?
Fees are payable in accordance with § 39 of the Act on the Activities of European Lawyers in Germany (EuRAG) and § 192 of the Federal Lawyers' Code (BRAO) in conjunction with the V.m the fee statutes of the competent authority.
What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?
Deadlines may have to be observed. Please contact the competent authority.
Processing Time: 3 Months
List ID 837 (whitelist; Status: 13.09.2018)
The text was automatically translated based on the German content.
Technically approved by
Lower Saxony Ministry of Justice
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