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DDr. Marcel Lötscher, LL.M. MBA
Attorney-at-law
Burghaldenstrasse 18
CH-5400 Baden
Switzerland

Keeping the title of a lawyer without register entry

Only lawyers who wish to represent parties before court authorities are obliged to be entered in a cantonal register (Art. 6 BGFA). As a lawyer who is not registered in the cantonal register of lawyers and is not active in forensic matters, there is neither an application of the professional rules pursuant to Art. 12 BGFA nor a submission to disciplinary supervision pursuant to Art. 14 et seq. of the Federal Law Gazette. BGFA. For this reason, the corresponding cantonal law on lawyers does not apply. The cantonal attorney’s license and thus the basis for holding the title of attorney was awarded because the requirements of Article 8 paragraph 1a-c BGFA are fulfilled and the cantonal attorney’s examination was passed.

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The information contained on this website is for informational purposes only and is of a general nature. It is not to be understood as binding legal advice or management consultancy and cannot replace the consultation of a specialised third party in a specific case. Of course, we make every effort to ensure that the information on our website is accurate, but accept no responsibility for errors, omissions, changes or results arising from the use of such information. For the sake of good order, it should be noted that neither this website nor the retrieval of information from this website can establish a contractual relationship.

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Last updated 30.08.2020