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Axel Gerbers

Lawyer, Specialist lawyer for insolvency law

Axel Gerbers has been appointed as insolvency administrator and trustee by various courts in Northwest Germany for more than 15 years. His field of activity covers the entire spectrum of insolvency administration: from consumer insolvency to corporations with more than 100 employees. Axel Gerbers has special expertise in insolvency tax law and estate insolvencies. Axel Gerbers has edited Sections 148-173 in the Commentary on the Insolvency Code by Eberhard Braun in 1st and 2nd edition.

Short Vita

  • Studied at University of Bremen
  • Clerkship at Hanseatic Regional High Court of Bremen
  • Admission as lawyer at law 1999
  • Appointed as insolvency administrator since 2002
  • Specialist lawyer for insolvency law since 2006
  • Member of the Insolvency Law Committee of the Hanseatic Bar Association Bremen since 2011


  • Insolvency Administration


  • German

  • Englisch

Selected References

Insolvency Proceedings

  • BSV Kickers Emden e.V.: Business continuation of a sports club > one year, reorganization by means of an insolvency plan; quota for insolvency creditors > 20 %.
  • Lebenshaus Greetsiel Betriebsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG: Nursing home for the elderly with 50 employees, transferred restructuring after several months of continued operation.
  • Nordseewerke GmbH: Shipyard, most recently active in the production of foundation structures for offshore wind turbines with 190 employees, transferred restructuring.
  • Insolvency proceedings of agricultural companies and service providers
  • Insolvency proceedings concerning the assets of freelance professionals
  • Estate insolvency proceedings
  • Bremen Lawyers' Association
  • ARGE Insolvency and Restructuring in DAV
  • Hamburg Association for Restructuring and Insolvency Tax Law
  • North German Insolvency Forum (NIF)