The consultancy & law industry is part of Berlin’s service sector and specialises in the following areas:
- Advising companies on specific topics
- Advising companies on specific problems
- Administration and jurisdiction of the State of Berlin
The sector mainly comprises financial and legal professions.
In Berlin around 10 percent of all those employed in this sector across Germany. The various professions are distinguished by their specific expertise. The specialisms are strategic, organisational, process optimisation, HR and IT consultancy.
In recent years, the capital has seen an increase in revenue in this sector, which has been accompanied by a change in the level of employment. Compared to last year, there is an almost 10 percent increase in employment.
Most colleagues who work in consultancy are aged between 25 and 34 and are in entry-level roles – for example as junior consultants, analysts or associates with firms such as VKP engineering GmbH and Aurora Energy Research GmbH.
The majority of career entrants have a Masters in Economics. So it is good that the capital offers more than 300 courses in this subject at almost 30 universities and colleges. Berlin therefore provides the basis for a successful start to your career in management consultancy.
Legal jobs in Berlin
Almost 30,000 paralegals, banking notaries, commercial lawyers, etc. work in Berlin’s legal sector. The industry specialises in legal and tax advice, as well as auditing. Around half of all those employed here work as lawyers in small and large practices – such as BEITEN BURKHARDT and JGS.
Other job opportunities are available in one of eight of Germany’s ten most profitable corporate law firms. These all have subsidiaries in Berlin. The size of the city and its growing population also guarantees high demand for legal advice. Berlin Administration – especially its justice department – is also a potential employer in the legal sector. Begin your job search now! It will be worth your while.
Training & study opportunities in the legal sector
Aspiring lawyers will find excellent training opportunities in the capital. Four universities and colleges alone offer law courses, including the leading institutions, Freie Universität Berlin and Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (HU Berlin).
Universities & colleges in the legal sector
- HWR Berlin: Real Estate Law and Law of Enforcement course
- HWR Berlin: Company Law course
- HWR Berlin: Law for Public Administration course
- Studying at the Faculty of Law / HU Berlin (German only)
- Studying law at HU Berlin (German only)
- Studying at Beuth University of Applied Sciences Berlin (German only)
- HWR Berlin: Administration of Justice