Prof. Dr. Michael Anderson Schillig LL.M.


Registered European Lawyer

3 More London Riverside
London SE1 2RE
Tel.: +44 20 3283-4435
Fax: +44 20 3283-4001


Michael Schillig is admitted to the bar in Germany and practices as a Registered European Lawyer in England and Wales. He advises on matters of international corporate, insolvency and capital markets law.


Studies of law at Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg, King’s College London, and Humboldt University Berlin

2000 - 2002 Clerkship at the Higher Regional Court of Nuremberg

2002 - 2003 Trainee Notary, Coburg

since 2008 BBL Brockdorff & Partner Rechtsanwälte PartGmbB

2004 - 2007 Lecturer in Law, University of Sheffield

2007 - 2017 Lecturer, Senior Lecturer and Reader in International Commercial and Financial Law, King’s College London

since 2017 Professor of Law, King’s College London


Memorandum on the implications of the reformed §104 InsO on the ISDA Master AgreementsAdvising a film licensing company on the applicability of German insolvency law in insolvency proceedings opened abroadAdvising on various matters regarding foreign and international corporate law and insolvency law, including appointment of directors, share purchase agreements, and determination of COMI


Resolution and Insolvency of Banks and Financial Institutions (Oxford: Oxford University Press 2016), xxxvii + 531 pp.Konkretisierungskompetenz und Konkretisierungsmethoden im Europäischen Privatrecht [Interpretation and Application of Open-Textured Norms in European Private Law – Jurisdiction and Legal Reasoning] (Berlin/New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2009), xxii + 538 pp.Global Solutions, in M. Haentjes and B.Wessels (eds), Research Handbook on Cross-Border Bank Recovery and Resolution (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, forthcoming 2017).More
Corporate Law after Brexit, (2016) 27 King’s Law Journal 431-441.The EU Resolution Toolbox, in M. Haentjes and B.Wessels (eds), Research Handbook on Crisis Management in the Banking Sector (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2015) 81-102.Corporate Insolvency Law in the 21st Century – State imposed or market based? (2014) 14 Journal of Corporate Law Studies 1-38.Directive 93/13 and the Price Term Exemption: A Comparative Analysis in Light of the Market for Lemons Rationale, (2011) 60 International and Comparative Law Quarterly 933-963.England and Wales, in Peter Kindler & Josef Nachmann (eds.), Handbuch Insolvenzrecht in Europa [Handbook Insolvency Law in Europe] (Munich: C.H. Beck 2010) 144 pp.