Admission of a European Lawyer to the Bar Association Decision as an in-house lawyer
Anyone who has been admitted as a European lawyer upon application to the bar association responsible for the place of his/her place of establishment is entitled to practise as an in-house lawyer in Germany.
Who should I contact?
The jurisdiction lies with the Bar Association.
This procedure can also be carried out through a "Point of Single Contact". The "Point of Single Contact" is a special service offered by 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 home country.
Which documents are required?
- Certificate from the competent authority in the home country 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 Activities of European Lawyers in Germany (EuRAG),
- Curriculum vitae
- Proof of nationality pursuant to § 3 paragraph 1 of the Act on the Activities 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 a certified copy of the employment contract or 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 charged in accordance with § 39 of the Act on the Activities of European Lawyers in Germany (EuRAG) and § 192 of the Federal Lawyers' Act (BRAO) in conjunction with the fee regulations 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
Technically approved by
Lower Saxony Ministry of Justice
Professionally released on
List ID 837 (whitelist; Status: 13.09.2018)
The text was automatically translated based on the German content.