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Dr. Christian Hilpert, MBA, Partner

Dr. Christian Hilpert, MBA


Rechtsanwalt, Solicitor (England & Wales)


German, English, French

Practice areas

  • Corporate
  • Restructuring and insolvency

Practice notes

Christian is a Partner at Eversheds Sutherland in Germany, working in both the Munich and the Berlin office.

Christian provides advice on restructurings and insolvency, with a specific emphasis on cross-border transactions. He specialises in giving advice to international and national creditors, entities in distress and insolvency administrators during insolvency proceedings and on insolvency plans. He is also specialised in advising on the acquisition and the sale of assets of distressed companies. Moreover, Christian advises creditors and board members on insolvency related challenge to payment and liability claims.

Furthermore, Christian has considerable experience in the advising Family Offices and family owned businesses, especially in connection with their investments and their implementation into family-controlled structures.

Christian regularly acts for well-known insolvency administrators, funds and international clients from the automotive, renewables, real estate, retail and private equity sectors.

Christian studied law at Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität of Munster, afterwards wrote his Ph.D. thesis in comparative corporate law at Saarland University and at the same time completed his economics post-graduate studies with his Master Degree in Business Administration (MBA // Diplôme d’Etudes Supérieures de Gestion) from the European Institute in Saarbruecken.

In 2009 Christian successfully completed his QLTT examinations in Oxford and has since then been admitted to practice as a Solicitor in England and Wales in addition to his German admission. Christian is also a certified restructuring advisor (BRSI).

Christian joined the firm in 2009.

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