Christian Graf Brockdorff LL.M.



Specialist Lawyer for
Insolvency Law

Friedrich-Ebert-Straße 36
14469 Potsdam
Tel.: +49 331 29800-0
Fax: +49 331 29800-99

More locations:

Berlin, Essen, Leipzig, Magdeburg, Pasewalk


Christian Graf Brockdorff, LL.M., has worked in the field of restructuring and insolvency for over 20 years acting as advisor and administrator. Alongside his regular insolvency administrator activities, Graf Brockdorff is currently one of the most frequently appointed trustees in Germany. He also advises self-administrating debtors on restructuring and insolvency law issues. In the field of trusteeships he acts as trustee or as advisor.


1983 - 1987 Law Studies at the Universities of Hamburg and Munich

1988 Master's degree (LL.M.), Philadelphia USA

1989 - 1991 Clerkship at the Schleswig-Holstein Higher Regional Court / Second State Examin Law

1991 - 1997 Attorney at Luther & Partner and predecessor law firm in Hamburg and Berlin

1998 - 2001 Attorney / Insolvency Administrator and Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek

since 2002 BBL Brockdorff (and predecessor law firms)


Auctionata Paddle8 AG, web-based auction platform incl. its subsidiaries, 450 employees local and abroad, Insolvency administrationMatthies GmbH & Co. Rauch-Fleisch KG, 131 employees, Insolvency administrationZahnradwerke Pritzwalk GmbH, 230 employees, Insolvency administrationMore
Delta Agrar und Handels GmbH and 3 further companies belonging to the KTG Agrar S.E. group, 150 employees in total, restructuring by asset sale to SPV, Insolvency administrationRS Gleisbau GmbH, 350 employees, restructuring by way of insolvency plan, Debtor in possessionRESERV GmbH, 180 employees, restructuring by way of insolvency plan, Debtor in possessionLFD Holding GmbH, a two-way trust, 350 employees, revenue of EUR 100 million, 12 single businesses, Advising/TrusteeshipsBREAD & butter GmbH & Co. KG, 90 employees, restructuring by way of insolvency plan and sale of shares to Zalando, Insolvency administrationAC Biogas, dissolution of approx. 16 assets belonging to the group of companies and separate sale, Advising/TrusteeshipsG.M.W. Präzisions GmbH & Co. KG, 140 employees, restructuring by way of insolvency plan, Debtor in possessionBiogas Lichterfelde, out-of-court restructuring of the company, Advising/TrusteeshipsBINZ Ambulance- und Umwelttechnik GmbH, 130 employees, sale to the Thai RMA Group, Insolvency administrationNextiraOne Deutschland GmbH, 800 employees, Sec. 270a InsO, protective shield procedings, restructuring by way of insolvency plan, Debtor in possession


Lectures on various topics concerning German insolvency law, most recently:„Crisis and insolvency of start-up companies, including the review of the closed license agreements under insolvency law“, Insolvenzrecht 2017/2018, Deutscher Sparkassenverlag, 5. Ed. 2017, co-publisher and co-author„The Future of the Profession of Insolvency Administrators between the Poles of Market Changes and Creditors‘ Interests“, Insolvenzrecht 2015/2016, Deutscher Sparkassenverlag, 4. Ed. 2015, co-publisher and co-authorMore
“Change of Control” by Insolvency Plan Procedure – Improved Chances for the Shareholder and Investors due to ESUG“, Betriebs-Berater 2014, issue 32„Hidden Opportunities for Investors – ESUG Makes Insolvent Companies More Interesting for Investors“, Betriebs-Berater 2013, issue 50


Chairman of the Examination Board for obtaining the title of “Certified Insolvency Law Specialist” at the Brandenburg Bar AssociationBoard Member of Wustrauer Arbeitskreis Insolvenzrecht e.V. Potsdam (Working Committee on Insolvency Law of Wustrau, Potsdam)Corresponding Advisory Board of “Deutsche Zeitschrift für Wirtschafts- und Insolvenzrecht” (DZWiR) (German Review of Business and Insolvency Law)More
Working Group for insolvency law and restructuring with the German Bar AssociationVID Verband Insolvenzverwalter Deutschland e.V. (Registered Association of lnsolvency Administrators)Forum Insolvenzrecht (Forum on Insolvency Law)Berlin-Brandenburger Arbeitskreis für Insolvenzrecht e.V. (Working Committee on Insolvency Law of Berlin/Brandenburg)IGZ Interessengemeinschaft Zwangsverwaltung (Interest Group for forced administration)Industrieclub Potsdam „Christian Peter Wilhelm Beuth“ e.V.