Competent authority Authority
Notary assistant (m/f)
German: Notarfachangestellte/r

Fields of work

Notary assistants mainly work at notary’s offices or at combined notary and legal practices.

Professional experience

Notary assistants support notaries in the exercise of legal services. They also carry out general organisational and commercial work.

The occupational profiles are based on information from BERUFENET and BIBB.

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