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Katarina BarleyFederal Minister of Justice and Consumer Protection

Katarina Barley
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Katarina Barley heads the Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection. Prior to that she was Federal Minister for Family Affairs and acting Minister of Labour and Social Affairs. She is a lawyer by profession, and has been a member of the German Bundestag since 2013. From 2015 to 2017 she was Secretary General of the SPD.

(Photo: obs/BVMW/Katarina Barley|Susie Knoll)

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Born 19 November 1968 in Cologne; two children

1987 to 1998
Abitur (higher education entrance qualification); studied Law in Marburg and Paris; first and second state examinations in law and Diplôme de Droit Français; awarded Doctorate in Law in Münster

1994
Joined the SPD

1994 - 1998
Member of Trier North Local Council

1998 - 1999
Practiced law in Hamburg

1999 - 2001
Head of Division within the Scientific Services of Rhineland-Palatinate’s State Parliament

2001 - 2003
Research assistant at the Federal Constitutional Court in Karlsruhe

2005 - 2006
German representative at the House of the Greater Region in Luxembourg

2007 - 2008
Judge at Trier Regional Court and Wittlich District Court

2005 - 2011
Member of the City Council of Schweich an der Römischen Weinstraße

since 2005
Member of the SPD District Executive in Trier-Saarburg

2008 - 2013
Advisor at the Rhineland-Palatinate State Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection

since 2009
Member of the Collective Municipal Council, Schweich an der Römischen Weinstraße

2010 - 2016
Chair of the SPD District Executive in Trier-Saarburg

since 2013
Member of the German Bundestag

2015 - 2017
Secretary General of the SPD

2017 - 2018
Federal Minister for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth

2017 - 2018
Acting Minister of Labour and Social Affairs

since March 2018
Federal Minister of Justice and Consumer Protection

Photo: obs/BVMW/Katarina Barley|Susie Knoll

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