Temporary legal services: registration Unfortunately this specification of service has not yet been completely translated.

In principle, it is necessary to register with the competent authority who wants to provide out-of-court legal services in the following areas:

  • Debt collection services,
  • Pension advice in the field of
    • statutory pension and accident insurance,
    • social compensation law,
    • of the other social security and severely disabled persons with reference to a statutory pension as well as occupational and occupational pensions,
  • legal services in a foreign law; where foreign law is the law of a Member State of the European Union or of any other Contracting State to the Agreement on the European Economic Area, may also be the subject of European Union law and the law of the European Union economic area to be advised

Any person legally established in the territory of the European Union (EU) or the European Economic Area (EEA) for the pursuit of a profession comparable to one of the legal services subject to registration may, in accordance with Section 15 of the Law on Legal Services (RDG) also provides this service on an occasional and temporary level in Germany.

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  • § 15 Rechtsdienstleistungsgesetz (RDG)
  • Certificate that the person or company is lawfully exercising one of the legal services laws referred to in Section 10 (1) of the Law act (RDG) in a Member State of the European Union or in another Contracting State to the Agreement on the European Economic Area established occupations or a comparable profession and that it is not prohibited from carrying out that activity at the time when the certificate is presented, even temporarily.
  • Proof that the person or company has lawfully practised the profession in the State of establishment for at least two years during the preceding ten years if the profession is not regulated there
  • Information on the existence or non-existence and scope of professional inder insurance or other individual or collective protection in relation to professional liability

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  • § 10 Abs. 1 Rechtsdienstleistungsgesetz (RDG)

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  • § 15 Rechtsdienstleistungsgesetz (RDG)

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Lower Saxony Ministry of Justice

Last update or date of publication
01.07.2015