Who I am – Ki vagyok én – Wer ich bin

Who I am

Ki vagyok én – Wer bin ich – Who I am

Professional CV

Dr. Donat Ebert, Rechtsanwalt / Lawyer in D and HU

Born: 1968
Place of Birth: Duisburg, NRW, Germany

School: Finished with A-levels (Abitur), Landfermann-Gymnasium Duisburg 1987

Army: Compulsory Military Service 1987 – 1988


Law Faculty, 1988 Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Universität Trier 1989 – 1993
Rijks-Universiteit Maastricht, Netherlands (Erasmus scholarship 1991 – 1992)

University Degree: 1993 1. State exam in Law (“juristisches Staatsexamen“)

Further Studies:

1993 – 1994 research and teaching year at University of Miskolc, Hungary (Tempus Scholarship)

Practical Training: 1994 – 1996 County Court of Duisburg (Landgericht Duisburg)

Bar Exam: November 1996 (“2. Juristisches Staatsexamen”)

Admission to Bar: April 1997, Lawyers‘ Chamber in Düsseldorf

PhD-Degree: 2002, University of Miskolc, Hungary, doctor-thesis about the Hungarian Constitutional Court

Law Offices:

  • Offices in Budapest of Beiten Burkhardt Mittl & Wegener, Dessewffy Alice Law Office,
  • Rödl & Partner
  • Own Office in Budapest since 2004
    Office in Fürstenwalde, Brandenburg since 2005, in cooperation with Law Office of Täschner & Schulzke
  • Since May 2018 return to my hometown Duisburg
  • opening of my own law-office in Duisburg, Northrhine-Westphalia

Full Admission to the Bar in Budapest in 2011

Other Assignments:

  • Responsibility for teaching EU-Law for Hungarian Judges and Prosecutors (1999 – 2004)
  • Head of Teaching EU-Law for Latvian Judges (2002 – 2004)
  • Training of Judges of Croatia in EU-Law (2006 – 2008)
  • Training of Judges and Prosecutors in Kosovo (2009 – 2012)


  • Since 2006 specialised in inheritance law and criminal defense
  • Cross-border cases, International Inheritance Law
  • War-Crimes (defense counsel in Kosovo before the International EULEX-Court in Prishtina, “Kleqka”-case, “Drenica”-case), 2013 – 2014
  • Representation of Jewish victims in Nazi-crime procedures (case “Gröning”, 2015, Landgericht Lüneburg, case „Hanning“, 2016, Landgericht Detmold, so-called „Auschwitz-cases“
  • Several hundred International Inheritance Cases since 2006
  • Experience before the European Courts in Strasbourg and Luxembourg


German (native); English, Hungarian (professional level); some French; Latin (fluent)


MSV Duisburg, sports, reading

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