Harald C. Knittel

Local Partner


Zeilweg 42
60439 Frankfurt am Main
Tel.: +49 69 963761-0
Fax: +49 69 963761-140
E-Mail: frankfurt@bbl-law.de


Harald C. Knittel was admitted to the bar in 1999 and has worked almost exclusively as a corporate lawyer with specialization in insolvency law ever since. His main focus is litigation, both in court and out of court, and the defense against insolvency contestation and manager liability claims. In addition, Harald C. Knittel is regularly retained for distressed M&A transactions. Harald Knittel has also a renowned expertise in cases in connection with the liability of limited partners in investment funds (registered as limited partnerships).

Mr. Knittel regularly represents insolvency administrators and also those dealing with administrators such as creditors, business owners and their representatives. Mr. Knittel also advises companies in commercial and civil law.


Graduate of law and jurisprudence at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universtität, Frankfurt am Main

1999 - 2002 Lawyer in two legal practices specializing in Insolvency law in Frankfurt and Darmstadt.

2002 - 2009 Founding partner of a legal practice in Darmstadt with exclusive focus on insolvency and company law.

since 2009 BBL Bernsau Brockdorff & Partner (and its predecessor firms)


Representative of a banking consortium in more than 500 cases against investors in a real estate investment trustLegal representation in insolvency proceedings and in distressed M&A transactions, of, inter alia, Röder Präzision GmbH, Mibusa Gruppe, Fink Schuhe und Sport GmbH & Co. KG


German Bar AssociationWorking Group for corporate law with the German Bar Association