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40212 Düsseldorf
Telephone: 0211-86602-0
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Heinz-Jürgen Held



Law studies: Bonn and Bochum Universities

Entered the North-Rhine-Westphalia judiciary in 1973

Director of the Essen-Borbeck, Bottrop and Recklinghausen Local Courts (Amtsgerichte)

President of the Essen and Dortmund Local Courts

Since 2007 retired; admitted as a lawyer


Main practice areas

German and international corporate and commercial law

Family law and law of succession

Computer law

Civil service law

Law of enforcement proceedings







Other activities / lecturing (selection)

Lecturer at the Fachhochschule für Innere Verwaltung (High School of Government) in Dortmund in civil law, criminal law and criminal procedure

Head of the NRW Working Group on the Electronic Partnership Register (introducing the first electronic legal register in Germany), head of the RegisSTAR system unit (development and introduction of the electronic commercial, cooperative and associations register with Internet search capability; introduced in twelve Länder)

Representative of Germany at European conferences on register law