Registering a partnership company in the partnership register

Members of the liberal professions can join together to practice their profession in a partnership company. It is entered in the partnership register of the local court with the assistance of a notary public. 

The name of the partnership contains the name of at least one partner, the addition "and partner" or "partnership" and the professional titles of all professions represented in the partnership. Limited professional liability must be evident in the name (by the addition "mit beschränkter Berufshaftung" or "mbB" or another generally understandable abbreviation of this designation). The name suffix "und Partner" or "Partnerschaft" may be abbreviated to "Part" or "PartG" in the case of limited professional liability.

Single Point of Contact

For this procedure, you can use the service of the Single Point of Contact (Einheitlicher Ansprechpartner). They will guide you through the administrative procedure, take care of correspondence with all the offices responsible for your request and will be available to you as a competent advisor.

Contact point

A notary's office of your choice

Onlineantrag und Formulare

Hinweis: Sobald Sie eine Postleitzahl oder einen Ort angegeben haben, können wir Ihnen an dieser Stelle den Onlineantrag und die Formulare der zuständigen Stelle anzeigen. Ort angeben

Zuständige Stelle

Keine zuständige Stelle vorhanden.

Hinweis: Sobald Sie eine Postleitzahl oder einen Ort angegeben haben, können wir Ihnen an dieser Stelle weitere Informationen zu der für Sie zuständigen Stelle anzeigen. Ort angeben
Warum soll ich einen Ort angeben?
Mit Hilfe der Ortsangabe können wir die für Sie passenden Informationen, Formulare, Dienste und Ihre zuständige Stelle anzeigen.
Welchen Ort soll ich angeben?
Zum Beispiel Ihren Wohnort, wenn Sie einen Reisepass beantragen wollen oder den Unternehmensstandort, wenn Sie ein Gewerbe anmelden möchten.

Service details

Prerequisite

  • active practice of the liberal profession in the partnership
  • members of a partnership can be only natural persons
  • Partnership agreement

The partnership agreement must be in writing. It must contain the following information

  • the name and registered office of the partnership
  • the surname and first name as well as the profession exercised in the partnership and the place of residence of each partner
  • the object of the partnership

Prerequisite for the limitation of liability (PartG mbB)

Proof of professional liability insurance of the contractual partners with a minimum insurance sum per insured event of

  • for lawyers (attorneys at law and patent attorneys): EUR 2.5 million
  • for tax consultants and auditors: EUR 1 million

Procedure

All partners must jointly submit an application for entry in the partnership register. The application is made electronically and in publicly certified form via a notary.

Tip: Your notary will also help you formulate the application for registration and submit it to the competent district court on your behalf.

Required documents

  • publicly certified application for registration in the partnership register, which must contain in particular
    • the name and registered office of the partnership
    • the surname, first name and date of birth as well as the profession exercised in the partnership and the place of residence of each partner
    • the object of the partnership
    • the power of representation of the partners

For the PartG mbB, a certificate of professional liability insurance must be enclosed.

Note: The partnership agreement does not have to be submitted.

Costs

  • Fees for notarial services and registration in the register in accordance with the Law on Court and Notarial Fees in conjunction with the Ordinance on Fees in Commercial, Partnership and Cooperative Register Matters
  • Expenses for the public announcement

Release note

Saxon State Ministry of Justice. 28.12.2019