Christine Lambrecht

Christine Lambrecht

Federal Minister of Justice and Consumer Protection

Christine Lambrecht

Christine Lambrecht heads the Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection. Prior to that she was Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Finance. She is a lawyer by profession, and has been a member of the German Bundestag since 1998. Since 2017 she is Deputy chair of the SPD parliamentary group in the Bundestag.


(Foto: BMF/Thomas Koehler/photothek.net)

CV

  • Born in Mannheim, Germany, on 19 June 1965, one child

  • 1982
    Joined the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD)

  • 1984 - 1992
    Graduated from secondary school and studied law at Mannheim and Mainz universities, first state examination in law

  • 1985 – 2008
    Member and chair of Viernheim town council

  • 1989 – 1997
    Member of Bergstrasse district council

  • 1992 – 1995
    Legal internship at Darmstadt Regional Court, second state examination in law

  • 1992 – 1998
    Lecturer in trade law and company law at Berufsakademie Mannheim

  • 1995 – 1996
    Master of public administration, German University of Administrative Sciences Speyer

  • since 1995 
    Lawyer

  • since 1998 
    Member of the German Bundestag, constituency 188 (Bergstrasse)

  • 1998 – 2013
    Member of the Bundestag Committee on Legal Affairs

  • 2005 – 2009 and 2013 – 2017
    Member of the Bundestag’s Council of Elders

  • 2007 – 2017
    Chair of SPD’s sub-district association in Bergstrasse, member of the SPD’s Land executive committee in Hesse

  • since 2009 
    Deputy chair of the SPD district executive committee for South Hesse

  • 2009 – 2011
    Spokesperson for the SPD parliamentary group’s legal affairs working group, member of the executive of the SPD parliamentary group

  • since 2010 
    ice president of the THW Federal Association

  • 2011 – 2013
    Deputy chair of the SPD parliamentary group

  • 2013 – 2017
    First Parliamentary Secretary of the SPD parliamentary group

  • since 2017 
    Member of the SPD executive committee in Bergstrasse

  • since 2017 
    Deputy chair of the SPD parliamentary group in the Bundestag

  • March 2018 – June 2019
    Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Finance

  • since June 2019
    Federal Minister of Justice and Consumer Protection

Federal Minister of Justice and Consumer Protection

Berlin office
Mohrenstraße 37
10117 Berlin
Phone: +49 (0) 30 18 580-0
Fax: +49 (0) 30 18 580-9525

Bonn office
Adenauer Allee 99 - 103
53113 Bonn
Phone: +49 (0) 22899 580-0
Fax: +49 (0) 22899 580-8325

Website of the Federal Minstry of Justice and Consumer Protection