European Lawyer Admission

As a European lawyer, you can be admitted to the bar in accordance with the provisions of §§ 6 to 42 of the Federal Lawyers' Act (BRAO).

Related Links

  • §§ 6 to 42 of the Federal Lawyers' Act (BRAO)
  • Case list of cases handled by the applicant in German law in accordance with § 12 of the Act on the Activity of European Lawyers in Germany (EuRAG) with information on:
    • Reference number
    • Object
    • Period
    • Nature and scope of the activity
    • State of play of the cases handled by the applicant under German law
  • Proof of professional indemnity insurance

Related Links

  • § 12 Act on the Activities of European Lawyers in Germany (EuRAG)

Preconditions

  • Proof of at least three years of effective and regular activity as a established European lawyer in Germany in the field of German law, including Community law, in accordance with §§ 11, 12 of the Act on the Activity of European Lawyers in Germany (EuRAG)

Anyone who has only been active in German law for a short period of time within these 3 years can be admitted to the bar in accordance with the provisions of §§ 6 to 36 of the Federal Lawyers' Act (BRAO) if he proves his ability to continue to carry out the activity in accordance with §§ 14 and 15 EuRAG.

  • §§ 11, 12 Act on the Activities of European Lawyers in Germany (EuRAG)
  • §§ 6 to 36 of the Federal Lawyers' Act (BRAO)
  • § 14 Act on the Activities of European Lawyers in Germany (EuRAG)
  • § 15 Act on the Activities of European Lawyers in Germany (EuRAG)

Related Links

  • § 11 Act on the Activities of European Lawyers in Germany (EuRAG)

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Lower Saxony Ministry of Justice

Last update or date of publication
13.09.2018