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Dr. Christian Hilpert, MBA, Partner

Dr. Christian Hilpert, MBA


Rechtsanwalt, Solicitor (England & Wales)


German, English, French

Practice areas

  • Financial services and markets regulation
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Restructuring and redundancy

Practice notes

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

Christian provides mostly 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.

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

His recent experience includes:

  • Advising IATA in connection with the bankruptcy of Air Berlin
  • Advising a German insolvency administrator on the sale of a large automotive supplier out of bankruptcy (seller side)
  • Advising Alelion Energy Systems AB in connection with the acquisition of the assets of Caterva GmbH out of bankruptcy (buyer side)
  • Advising on the insolvency application and the restructuring of two larger ambulance services (debtor side)

Christian studied law at the University of Münster, holds a Ph.D. from Saarland University and a Master Degree in Business Administration (MBA // Diplôme d'Etudes Supérieures de Gestion) from the European Institute in Saarbruecken. Christian is also a certified restructuring advisor (BRSI). Since 2009, Christian has also been admitted to practice as a Solicitor in England and Wales in addition to his German admission.