Lawyer for Bankruptcy and Restructuring: Germany

Schlun & Elseven Rechtsanwälte advise our clients about their options for restructuring their company to avoid bankruptcy proceedings. When a company faces a crisis, our lawyers are aware that this situation is a tough 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. Furthermore, 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 clients come 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 those facing another. There is no “one size fits all” applicable when it comes to complex issues around corporate restructuring. 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.

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Corporate Restructuring in Germany

As restructuring lawyer, we aim to ensure that our clients do not face bankruptcy. We do this by working with our clients to ensure that their debt is restructured to allow them to keep trading. When facing bankruptcy in Germany, many companies can face difficulties in the German legal system and more intangible cultural norms. Working with a partner German legal firm can allow your company to benefit from our German business environment’s insight and knowledge. 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 expertise in various legal fields in issuing our advice. Bankruptcy and corporate restructuring is a complex field where having such a broad range facilitates the process by providing a greater overview of Germany’s legal realities. 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 and the corporate identity of our clients is vital. Therefore, we will work with accountants and tax advisors, among other financial advisers, to provide an incisive evaluation of where action can be taken. In addition, we will oversee negotiations between your company, its creditors and its debtors 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 many 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 to implement the exit strategy decided upon. Following a successful restructuring, we will remain at our corporate partners’ service as they seek to continue operations from a position of strength.

Our Corporate Restructuring Services

At Schlun & Elseven Rechtsanwälte, our German business 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 corporate restructuring. The services we provide include the following:

  • Business analysis: we will analyse corporate structures 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 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.

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Practice Group: German Corporate Law

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German Corporate Law

Dr. Simon Krämer
Dr. Simon Krämer, LL.M.

Lawyer | Freelance

Florian Reisser

Lawyer | Freelance

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