Marco Buschmann

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Marco Buschmann is Federal Minister of Justice

Marco Buschmann is Federal Minister of Justice 

(Photo: Federal Government/Kugler)


CV

  • Born on 1 August 1977 in Gelsenkirchen.

  • 1988 to 1997
    Max-Planck-Gymnasium secondary school in Gelsenkirchen-Buer, university entrance qualification

  • since 1994
    Member of the Free Democratic Party (FDP)

  • 1994
    Joined the Young Liberals

  • 1997 to 1998
    Civilian service at Bruder-Jordan-Haus old people’s home in Gelsenkirchen-Buer

  • 1998 to 2004
    Studied law at the University of Bonn

  • 2004
    First state examination in law

  • 2005 to 2007
    Practical legal training at Essen District Court

  • 2007
    Second state examination in law, admission to practice law

  • 2007 to 2013
    Lawyer in an international partnership

  • 2009 to 2013
    Member of the Bundestag, most recently legal policy spokesperson for the FDP parliamentary group in the Bundestag

  • 2014 to 2017
    General Secretary of the FDP

  • 2016
    Obtained a doctorate at the University of Cologne, thesis on “The ECJ and principle of guarantee of ownership. An analysis of the origin and content of EU property law.”

  • since 2017
    Member of the Bundestag

  • since 2017
    Member of the Executive Committee of the FDP

  • 2017 to 2021
    First Parliamentary Secretary of the FDP parliamentary group in the Bundestag

  • since December 2021
    Federal Minister of Justice