Lawyer for Bankruptcy and Restructuring: Germany

Schlun & Elseven Attorneys advises our clients about their options when it comes to restructuring their company in order to avoid bankruptcy proceedings. When a company faces a crisis our lawyers are aware that this situation is an extremely difficult one where the future of the business is at stake. Our lawyers are experienced and knowledgeable in the field of corporate restructuring in Germany and will provide the guidance required. We are aware that there is a major human element involved when a company faces bankruptcy. Behind the numbers on the spreadsheet are real people and their jobs. We keep this reality in mind when we plan a corporate restructuring. However, the interests of our clientd comes first in how we proceed.

On this page we will outline how we approach corporate restructuring matters. The information provided is designed to give a generalised overview as the realities facing one firm will be much different to that facing another. When it comes to complex issues around corporate restructuring there is no “one size fits all” applicable. It is necessary to take a more nuanced approach bearing in mind the clients we work with. For more specialised assistance, analysis and advice please make sure to contact us directly using our contact details below. Our corporate lawyers are looking forward to working with you.

In cases of corporate restructuring turn to a reliable partner on the German market

At Schlun & Elseven Attorneys our lawyers work with business people from all over the world and know the reality of German law.

Corporate Restructuring in Germany

As a restructuring lawyer our aim is to ensure that our clients do not face bankruptcy. We do this by working with our clients to ensure that their debt is restructured in order to allow them to keep trading. When facing bankruptcy in Germany many companies can face difficulties when it comes to the German legal system as well as more intangible cultural norms. Working with a partner German legal firm can allow your company to benefit from our insight and knowledge of the German business environment. We can then approach your case with an efficient and professional outlook and apply creative solutions where necessary.

As a multidisciplinary legal firm we provide our clients with our expertise in a range of legal fields in the issuing of our advice. Bankruptcy and corporate restructuring is a complex field where having such a broad range facilitates the process through providing a greater overview of the legal realities in Germany. Our banking and restructuring team can use their knowledge and litigation experience in the fields of employment law, M&A, taxation, banking law as well as in insolvency proceedings to provide a comprehensive picture.

Corporate Restructuring in Action

As your corporate restructuring legal team we will work with you in planning our course of action. Planning how to emerge from any crisis, while bearing in mind the financial realities as well as the corporate identity of our clients, is vital. We will work with accountants and tax advisors among other financial advisers to provide incisive evaluation of where action can be taken. We will oversee negotiations between your company, its creditors and its debtors in order to ensure that the correct actions are taken as appropriate. This may lead to the need for in-court representation or the managing of arbitration actions and whichever route is pursued our corporate lawyers will be at your side.

Corporate restructurings are by their nature complex and involve a great multitude of invested parties. Our legal team will be there tirelessly throughout the lengthy process and will ensure that your company’s best interests are put to the forefront whenever possible. When a plan of action has been decided upon, we will by the side of our clients when it comes to implementing the exit strategy decided upon. Following a successful restructuring we will remain at the service of our corporate partners as they seek to continue operations from a position of strength.

Our Corporate Restructuring Services

At Schlun & Elseven Attorneys our lawyers have worked with a broad range of clients in their corporate affairs. From this experience we can provide our corporate clients with many services in the field of corporate restructuring. The services we provide include the following:

  • Business analysis: we will analyse corporate structures in order to identify the opportunities that exist within the business,
  • Negotiation on debt settlement and restructurings,
  • Cooperate with financial advisors in the restructuring of the company,
  • Complex loan restructurings,
  • Create and design insolvency plans,
  • Strategic advice in the case of M&A plans,
  • Secure financing in order to ensure that the company’s liquidity remains during the restructuring,
  • Representation inside and outside of court

These are just some of the services that our legal professionals provide. Our team of lawyers aim to leave our clients in a reinvigorated position of strength following the corporate restructuring proceedings. All companies are different and thus we ensure that our service is personalised for the individual businesses we work with. What is right for one client may not be the correct path to take for another. Working with us, you can be assured that your company’s corporate identity will be kept at the forefront of our planning.

Practice Group for Corporate Restructuring

Aykut Elseven Lawyer

Aykut Elseven

Dr. Tim Schlun Lawyer

Dr. Tim Schlun

Dr. Richard Nouvertné Lawyer

Dr. Richard Nouvertné

Dr Thomas Bichat Lawyer

Dr. Thomas Bichat

Jens Schmidt Lawyer

Jens Schmidt

Contact our Practice Group for Corporate Restructuring

Contact a German Lawyer Today

At Schlun & Elseven Attorneys, our lawyers are available to provide clients assistance with all aspects of corporate restructuring in Germany. From our offices in Cologne, Aachen and Düsseldorf we assist clients from all over the world. We have further facilities in Berlin, Stuttgart, Munich, Hamburg and Frankfurt as well as video conferencing capabilities. We can provide our services in English as well as German and provide further services in French, Spanish, Portuguese and Turkish among other languages. Using the form below you can make contact with us about the issues relating to your company and from there we can plan the necessary restructuring requirements together.

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