Legal services based on special expertise: registration - of persons providing legal services in a foreign law Unfortunately this specification of service has not yet been completely translated.
Any person wishing to provide out-of-court legal services on the basis of special expertise acquired in a foreign law must, in principle, register with the competent authority. Where foreign law is the law of a Member State of the European Union, another Contracting State to the Agreement on the European Economic Area or Switzerland, it may also be the law of the European Union and the law of the European Union economic area.
summary of the vocational training course and the previous professional practice Indication of the foreign law to which the registration is to apply Certificate of management (document type O) for submission to an authority Declaration of whether insolvency proceedings are pending or whether they have been entered in a list of debtors in accordance with Section 26(2) of the Insolvency Regulations (InsO) in the last three years prior to the application Declaration of whether, in the three years prior to the application, registration or admission to the bar has been refused, withdrawn or revoked, or whether an exclusion from the bar has taken place and, if so, a copy of the Decision Documents proving practical expertise: Work certificates/other certificates of practical activity or ability to hold a judge's office in accordance with the German Judges' Act (DRiG) Documents proving theoretical expertise: Certificate of successfully completed subject-matter course, written supervision and evaluation as well as a detailed description of the contents and course of the course Proof of professional liability insurance
The applicant must be personally appropriate and reliable. Important benchmarks for the required reliability are the previous life (in particular possible criminal offences) and the economic conditions. Furthermore, proof of special expertise (theoretical lyrism and practical) in the relevant areas of law is required. Natural and legal persons as well as companies without legal personality may be registered. The application may be limited to one or more of the above-mentioned sub-areas. Registration may be subject to conditions or subject to conditions if necessary to protect those seeking justice or legal traffic.
Anyone 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 also provide occasional and temporary legal services in Germany in accordance with Section 15 of the Law on Extrajudicial Legal Services (RDG).
- § 6 Abs. 1 Satz 1 Verordnung zum Rechtsdienstleistungsgesetz (RDV)
- § 32 Verordnung zur Regelung von Zuständigkeiten in der Gerichtsbarkeit und der Justizverwaltung (ZustVO-Justiz)
- § 19 Gesetz über außergerichtliche Rechtsdienstleistungen (RDG)
- § 10 Abs. 1 Nr. 3 Gesetz über außergerichtliche Rechtsdienstleistungen (RDG)
- § 13 Abs. 1 Satz 3 und Abs. 2 Satz 1 Gesetz über außergerichtliche Rechtsdienstleistungen (RDG)