Felix Busse

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Felix Busse (born April 30, 1940 in Wernigerode ) is a German lawyer . From 1994 to 1998 he was President of the German Lawyers' Association .


Busse attended (in the former GDR ) the Gerhart-Hauptmann-Oberschule in Wernigerode. After graduating from high school, he fled to West Germany in 1958. Since the GDR high school diploma was not recognized at the time, he passed the final examination again in Holzminden in 1959. He then studied law in Bonn, Kiel, Berlin and Bonn from 1959 to 1963. As a trainee lawyer, he also worked for several years at the renowned Bonn law firm Dahs Redeker Schön , before he settled as a lawyer in Bonn in February 1967 after completing the second state examination in law. In 1975 he founded the well-known Bonn law firm Busse & Miessen, in which 35 partners have been working together since the early 1990s with offices in Berlin and Leipzig. Busse belonged to her until 2005. Busse, specialist lawyer for administrative law , initially worked primarily in the field of public law . He later shifted his focus of work to the entire area of ​​private and public construction , architects and real estate law and devoted himself, in particular, to legal project development and project management in connection with major construction projects.

Felix Busse has been active in the field of legal and professional policy since the beginning of his professional activity. From 1967 to 1994 he was part-time secretary of the German Lawyers' Association , of which he was a board member (permanent deputation) from 2002 to 2014. In 1981 he was elected to the board of the German Lawyers' Association, of which he was a member until 1999, from 1987 as Vice President, and of which he was President from 1994 to 1998. Busse is the chairman of the advisory board of the German Lawyers and Notaries Insurance.

Busse is the editor of the legal series of publications NJW-Praxis, in which over 90 volumes have appeared on a wide variety of legal areas. He was co-editor of the lawyers' journal until the end of 2011 . With his standard work German Lawyers , published in 2010, he is one of the three historians of the German legal profession alongside Adolf Weißler (1905) and Fritz Ostler (1971).


  • Compensation claims from expropriation and expropriation-equivalent interference, Volume 2 of the NJW Practice, ISBN 978-3-406-41935-5 (3rd edition 2010, revised by Fischer)
  • German lawyers, history of the German legal profession 1945 to 2009, 1st edition Munich 2010 - ISBN 978-3-8240-0818-6
  • Commentator in Henssler-Prütting, Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung, 4th edition 2014, ISBN 978-3-406-62779-8



  1. ^ Martin Henssler, foreword to legal policy and professional policy, Festschrift for Felix Busse, Munich 2005, page V, and Konrad Redeker, ibid, page 331 - ISBN 3-406-54295-6
  2. a b Press release 05/12 of the German Lawyers' Conference 2012 ( Memento of the original from June 30, 2012 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice.  @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot / anwaltverein.de
  3. List of all decorations awarded by the Federal President for services to the Republic of Austria from 1952 (PDF; 6.9 MB)

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