Jan Hoelck

  • Lawyer
  • Partner
  • Specialist lawyer for labour law
  • Commercial mediator

Grimm 8
20457 Hamburg
Tel.: +49 40 3037368-0
Fax: +49 40 3037368-29
E-Mail: hamburg@bbl-law.com


  • English
  • French
  • German


Jan Hoelck supports insolvency and reorganisation proceedings as a litigator and consultant in the areas of contesting insolvency, as well as executive and shareholder liability. He is regularly entrusted by various insolvency administrators with judicial enforcement of insolvency-specific claims. Likewise, managing directors, board members and shareholders, as well as opposing parties, rely on his many years of experience for the judicial and extrajudicial defense of these types of claims. As a specialist lawyer for labour law, he advises on the restructuring of personnel and insolvency in companies in crisis. He also offers labour law support of corporate transactions on both the seller and buyer side.

CV (in short)

  • 2019 – Present BBL Brockdorff
  • 2006 – Present Specialist lawyer for employment law
  • 2018 – 2019 Training as a business mediator
  • 2013 – 2018 Partner in commercial law firm in Hamburg
  • 2009 – 2012 Lawyer and partner (from 2010 onwards) in an employment law firm in Hamburg
  • 2004 – 2009 Lawyer in field of litigation and labour law in regional law firm for insolvency administration in Hamburg

Areas of expertise


  • North German Insolvency Forum
  • New Association of Insolvency Administrators in Germany e.V.
  • Working group on insolvency law and restructuring at the German Lawyers Association

Lectures and publications on various topics of German insolvency law, most recently:

  • Bormann/Kauka/Ockelmann (Hrsg.), Handbuch GmbH-Recht, ZAP Verlag, 3. Aufl., Autor des Kapitels „Der Geschäftsführer – Bestellung und Anstellung“

  • Schneider/Linkert/von Buchwaldt (Hrsg.), Handbuch zum neuen Sanierungsrecht, Finanz Colloquium Heidelberg, 2021; Autor des Kapitels E.I.: „Das Haftungsregime unter dem StaRUG“