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Dr. Jens-Sören Schröder


Jens-Sören Schröder is one of the leading names in Germany in the field of insolvency and restructuring. He has been appointed as insolvency administrator and administrator in self-administration procedures for more than two decades and has many years of experience with major nationwide proceedings.

He is also active in insolvency and restructuring consulting. Jens-Sören Schröder regularly publishes and lectures on insolvency and restructuring law.


Short Vita

  • Studied at Universities of Hamburg and Kiel
  • Clerkship at Regional High Court of Hamburg
  • Doctorate in insolvency law
  • Lawyer since 1994
  • Insolvency administrator/ Administrator in self-administration proceedings since 1999


  • Insolvency Administration
  • Administration in self-administration proceedings
  • Insolvency under self-administration
  • Restructuring


  • English
  • German
Recent Publications

Co-author of the Hamburg Commentary on Restructuring Law (ed. A. Schmidt), 3rd edition 2022

there: restructurable legal relationships, notification of the the restructuring project to the court

Co-author of the Hamburg Commentary on Insolvency Law (ed. A. Schmidt), 9th ed. 2022,

there: reasons for insolvency proceedings, provisional insolvency administration, shareholder loans

Co-author in COVInsAG - SRHWInsAG, Commentary (ed. A. Schmidt) 2nd ed. 2022

there: consequence of the suspension of the obligation to file for insolvency for shareholder loans

Certificate under Section 270b InsO: Requirements for the issuer of the protective shield certificate, ZIP 2017, 1096 ff., with K. Schulz

The spin-off of a sole proprietorship in insolvency plan procedures, NZI 2017, 837 ff., with H.-J. Berner

Recent Lectures

Insolvency maturity assessment and liability scenarios in the light of the SanInsFoG (incl. StaRUG) and SanInsKG, with Dr. Andreas Schmidt, DeutscheAnwaltAkademie

  • German Association of Insolvency Administrators (VID)
  • German Restructuring Assoziation (TMA)
  • North German Insolvency Forum (NIF)
  • Lawyers' Association Hamburg