Lawyer - Admission

Service Description

If you want to practice law, you need to be licensed.


  • You have obtained the qualification for the office of judge according to the German Judges Act or
  • You meet the entry requirements according to the Law on the Activity of European Lawyers in Germany of March 9, 2000 (BGBl. I p. 182) or
  • you have passed the aptitude test in accordance with this law.

The admission becomes effective upon delivery of a certificate issued by the Bar Association.
This certificate may not be handed over until the applicant has been

  • is sworn in and
  • has provided proof that professional liability insurance has been taken out or has submitted a provisional confirmation of coverage.

Upon admission, the applicant becomes a member of the admitting Bar Association. After admission, the activity may be pursued under the professional title of "Rechtsanwalt" (lawyer).

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Thüringen (Linie6PLus)

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