Christian Ahrendt

Christian Ahrendt ( born May 7, 1963 in Lübeck ) is a German politician ( FDP) and since January 7, 2013 Vice-President of the Federal Court. From 2009 to 2012, he was one of the four Parliamentary Secretary of the FDP parliamentary group.

From 2007 to 2012 has been Ahrendt state chairman of the FDP in Mecklenburg- Vorpommern.

Life and career

After graduation in 1984 at the Friedrich- List-Schule in Lübeck Ahrendt graduated in law at the University of Hamburg, which he finished in 1990 with the First State Exam. After completing the clerkship, he passed the second state examination. Since 1994 he has practiced as a lawyer. Ahrendt is a specialist in Insolvency Law and Tax Law.

Christian Ahrendt is married and has two daughters.


2002 Ahrendt, who had previously belonged to the CDU, member of the FDP. From 2003 to 2007 he was county treasurer of the FDP in Mecklenburg -Vorpommern and since 2004 Chairman of the FDP District Association Schwerin.

In April 2007, he was elected as the successor of Hans Kreher chairman of the FDP in Mecklenburg- Vorpommern. When the FDP in 2011 their re-entry clearly missed in the regional elections in Mecklenburg- Vorpommern in parliament, Ahrendt yet announced on election night in Schwerin his resignation as state chairman to. On 28 November 2011 he was re-elected but then at the state party in Warnemünde as state chairman. In October and November 2012, he was elected by the Bundestag and the Bundesrat Vice President of the Federal Court. In December 2012, he subsequently went back from the country's presidency.

Member of Parliament

Ahrendt was from 2005 to 2013 Member of the German Bundestag.

Christian Ahrendt had moved over the national list of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern in the Bundestag. October 26, 2009 Ahrendt was elected by the Bundestag faction of the FDP to the Parliamentary CEO. Since 12 November 2009 he was a member of the Legal Committee and legal policy spokesman of the FDP parliamentary group. On 8 January 2013, resigned his seat in parliament. His successor was Reinhold Hagen.