Julia Pasche


Family Law, International Family Law

Certified Expert for Family Law


Michaela Oberlehner


Julia Pasche specialises in family law and is especially experienced in cases with an international angle. She represents clients comprehensively in proceedings before the German family courts and assists in overseas proceedings by providing legal opinions on German family law, including in English and Spanish.

Julia also advises extensively on the preparation of German and international prenuptial / postnuptial agreements, divorce agreements, wills and contracts of inheritance, the distribution of estates, and the division of jointly owned assets in cases of separation and divorce.

Her practice area also includes representing clients in proceedings under the Hague Convention on Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction and the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments in Germany.


German, English, Spanish


2020 Founding partner at Witzel Erb Backu & Partner

2007 Certified expert for family law

2003 Joined SSW law firm, partner 2007

2003 Admitted to the bar

Practice in international law firms in Barcelona, Spain, and Cape Town, South Africa

Legal studies in Munich, Germany, and Barcelona, Spain


IAFL Webinar, December 2020, Brexit and Children (Panelist)

IAFL European Chapter Meeting, September 2019, Palma de Mallorca: What is a pension? (Panel Chair)

Foro de Derecho de Familia y Sucesiones Internacional, April 2019, Ilustre Colegio de Abogados Madrid: “Acuerdos prematrimoniales y pactos en previsión de ruptura en el derecho comparado”

IAFL European Chapter Meeting, September 2018, Stuttgart: International Service of documents in Family Proceedings (Panelist)

ABA Spring Meeting, New York 2018: Cross border babies


IAFL – International Academy of Family Lawyers

Deutsch-Spanische Juristenvereinigung – Asosiación Hispano-Alemana de Juristas

German Bar Association


Co-author of the Münchner Kommentar FamFG

Lecturer at the Hagen Law School – certified experts’ training (iuria GmbH)