Asylum Lawyer in Germany

Globally, there are millions of people on the run to escape from violence, war and prosecution. Many of those are therefore forced to abandon their home country and to leave for different countries in order to be able to live in a safe place. In Germany, the right of asylum is of constitutional rank; however, it has been restricted under constitutional law in the nineties and is ever since recorded in article 16a of the German Constitution.

As a consequence of this constitutional change refugee protection gained in importance after the Geneva Convention on Refugees. It is § 3 of the asylum law that determines who has the right of recognition as refugee in the sense of the Geneva Convention on Refugees.

What might seem like clearly defined legal regulations nevertheless frequently imposes legal as well as bureaucratic problems on the people that arrive in Germany seeking refuge and safety since there is a multitude of further regulations that applies for asylum seekers and refugees and is frequently affected by significant changes. On top of that, the European Community Law is of great importance for the application of these regulations.

Therefore it is important to address a lawyer who possesses next to the know-how concerning the unostentatious realisation of the community law on national level also extensive proficiency of the European sources of law as well as experience with the situation in the home countries of his clients in order to incorporate this knowledge into his counselling. This depicts the only way your right of protection and safety can be effectively enforced.

Our services at a glance:

  • Extensive preparation of the lawsuit
  • Chaperonage throughout the lawsuit until the clearance decision by the Federal Agency of Migration and Refugees (BAMF) or the administrative court

The law firm Schlun & Elseven is at your disposal nationwide as your reliable and professional partner for all questions regarding the asylum law. Simply call us at +49 241 4757140, send us a message by e-mail to or make use of our online form. We are looking forward to elucidate your chances and prospects within the scope of our free initial assessment.