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Dr. Jürgen Linden


Dr. Linden has been working as a lawyer since 1974. He is admitted in Germany. He manages the UTF branch in Aachen. Dr. Linden was  mayor of the city of Aachen from 1984 to 1989. From 1989 to 2009 he was Lord Mayor of the city of Aachen.

After becoming a member  of the Direktorium zur Verleihung des Internationalen Karlspreises in 1989, Dr. Linden became the chairman of the board of directors in 2009. This organization awarded the nationally and internationally renowned Charlemagne Prize to Aachen.

From 2001 to 2009 Dr. Linden has been an active member of the Presidium of the German Association of Cities. Further, He was a member of Aachen’s city council from 1997 to 2009. Dr. Linden is honorary citizen of the Euroregion Aachen, Heerlen, Liege and Hasselt, as well as honorary citizen of the European Academy of Science in Salzburg.  He was awarded the Golden Medal of Honor of the Dutch city of Maastricht. He is the bearer of the French Order Grand Officier of the Ordre national du Merite.

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Curriculum vitae

  • School education: Abitur 1966
  • Study of Law (1966 – 2002)
  • Legal State Examination (2002)
  • Legal preparation service at the district court Aachen (until 2004)
  • Legal State Examination (2004)
  • Admission as a lawyer (2004)
  • Ph.D. jur. (2005)

Employment Law

  • Design of employment and service contracts, repeal or other termination agreements
  • Representation in labor law litigation (esp.Unfair dismissal)
  • Employment law advice on transformation and restructuring of companies
  • Advice and representation in labor law measures
  • Conciliation proceedings

Company law

  • Drafting of company contracts, executive contracts, rules of procedure and corporate law agreements
  • Up advice
  • judicial and extrajudicial representation in corporate disputes
  • Advice and representation in corporate and corporate ownership
  • Design of corporate succession

Municipal / Administrative Law

  • general administrative disputes, including opposition and legal proceedings
  • Local disputes
  • Regulatory law
  • public construction law
  • public service law
  • Advice and assistance with integration assistance procedures
  • Permits according to the school law

Foundation law

  • Advising on foundation foundations, endowments, trustee foundations
  • Creation of foundation statutes and foundation business
  • Process accompaniment up to the foundation recognition
  • Corporate foundations
  • Family foundations