Allow a legal clerkship

Admission to the legal clerkship in Rhineland-Palatinate is on application.

Application for admission to the legal preparatory service a signed CV (tabular or detailed) two passport photos (with names on the back) an (uncertified) copy of the birth certificate if applicable, an (uncertified) copy of the marriage certificate/civil partnership certificate (from which the married name/civil partnership name must result) (uncertified) copies of the children's birth certificates, if applicable an (uncertified) copy of the school leaving certificate an officially* certified copy of the certificate of the first examination If applicable, proof of completed services within the meaning of § 127 (4) sentence 1 of the State Civil Service Act (e.B basic military service/civilian service/voluntary social or ecological year, etc.) if applicable, proof showing that the rejection of the application for admission constitutes an extraordinary hardship within the meaning of § 5 (1) of the State Ordinance on Admission to the Legal Preparatory Service if applicable, proof of early passing of the state compulsory subject examination (§ 5 d Abs.5 DRiG; so-called "Freischuss") a declaration that a certificate of good conduct has been applied for submission to an authority (document type 0) at the competent registration authority for submission to the President of the Higher Regional Court. * Note on the official certification in Rhineland-Palatinate: The local mayors and local leaders, the municipal administrations and municipal administrations of the non-affiliated municipalities, the city administrations of the district-free and large district-affiliated cities, the district administrations, the structure and approval directorates, the supervisory and service directorates, the directors and presidents of the courts, the public prosecutor's offices and general prosecutors, the prisons, the highest state authorities, the state-direct statutory health insurance funds, the other authorities within the scope of their material competence are authorized (in accordance with § 1 of the State Act on the Power of Certification of 21.07.1978 in the currently valid version): the local mayors and local leaders, the municipal administrations and municipal administrations of the non-affiliated municipalities, the city administrations of the district and large district-affiliated cities, the district administrations, the structure and approval directorates, the supervisory and service directorates, the directors and presidents of the courts, the public prosecutor's offices and general prosecutors, the prisons, the highest state authorities, the state-direct statutory health insurance funds, the other authorities within the scope of their substantive competence.


Application for admission to the legal preparatory service

Preconditions
On request, anyone who has passed the so-called first examination after studying law at a university is admitted to the legal preparatory service. The first examination consists of a university focus area examination and a state compulsory subject examination. If the number of applicants exceeds the number of available training places or if the available budget is insufficient, admission is granted in accordance with the "State Ordinance on Admission to the Legal Preparatory Service".
An application must be submitted for admission to the legal traineeship (admission to the legal preparatory service). This is decided by the Higher Regional Court of Koblenz and the admission is carried out by handing over the certificate of appointment on the date of recruitment.

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Last update or date of publication
06.08.2021