Specialist lawyer for administrative law

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The admission (permit) as a specialist lawyer for administrative law is a specialist lawyer designation of the German professional law of lawyers .

Legal areas of training

In terms of content, the permit is defined by the areas of law named in Section 8 of the Specialist Lawyers Act (FAO), in relation to which the lawyer holding the title of specialist lawyer must demonstrate special knowledge:

In order to obtain admission as a specialist lawyer for administrative law, as with all specialist lawyer titles, proof of particular practical experience is required. Here, § 5 S. 1 lit. a FAO proof of 80 cases processed by the applicant. These cases must include at least 30 judicial proceedings. Furthermore, 60 of these 80 cases must relate to three different areas of special administrative law and each of these three areas must account for at least five cases. One of the three areas must come from Section 8 (2) FAO for the legal areas cited above.


As of January 1, 2018, 1,551 specialist attorneys for administrative law are admitted in Germany.

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Federal Bar Association Retrieved July 28, 2013.