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Admission of a European Lawyer to the Bar

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  • Please contact the Hanseatic Bar Association Bremen with your application for admission as a European lawyer. You can find the relevant application forms either here and/or on the website of the Bremen Bar Association.
  • These must be completed, signed and sent to the Bar Association together with the requested documents.
  • If you have corresponding mailboxes, you can submit the application via the special electronic lawyer's mailbox or a citizen's mailbox connected to the EGVP infrastructure. You can also send the application by e-mail or by post.
  • You can submit original documents in person or by mail. These will be returned after processing.

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The established European lawyer shall use the professional title which he/she is entitled to use in the home country according to the law applicable there. Whoever is entitled to use the professional title "Rechtsanwalt" thereafter shall additionally indicate the professional organization to which he belongs in the home country.

The established European lawyer shall be entitled to use the designation "member of the Bar" at the same time in professional dealings. The designation "European lawyer" may not be used as a professional title or in advertising.