Markus Birkmann

  • Lawyer
  • Partner
  • Specialist lawyer for insolvency and restructuring law

Krausenstrasse 41
10117 Berlin
Tel.: +49 30 2000334-00
Fax: +49 30 2000334-99

Other locations


  • English
  • German


Before joining BBL, Markus Birkmann worked in various regional law firms that focus on insolvency administration and restructuring advice. He worked at LB Rechtsanwaelte between 2009 and 2017 where he was a founding partner. Mr Birkmann has been an insolvency administrator since 2008 and has been a specialist lawyer for insolvency and restructuring law since 2011. He has extensive experience in restructuring companies and has been engaged by various insolvency courts in over 1,000 proceedings. Many companies have been successfully restructured thanks to Mr Birkmann’s professional expertise.

CV (in short)

  • 2017 – Present BBL Brockdorff
  • 2011 Specialist lawyer for insolvency and restructuring law
  • 2009 – 2017 LB Rechtsanwaelte (founding partner), insolvency administration, restructuring advice
  • 2004 – 2008 mmf Mai Moenig Fahlbusch, insolvency administration
  • 2001 – 2003 Legal clerkship in Bochum, Dortmund and Berlin
  • Law studies at Ruhr University Bochum

Areas of expertise


  • NIVD New Association of Insolvency Administrators in Germany e.V.
  • Working Group for Insolvency Cologne e.V.
  • Berlin-Brandenburg working group for insolvency law e.V.
  • German Lawyers Association
  • Berlin Lawyers Association e.V.
  • Working group on insolvency law and restructuring at the German Lawyers Association
  • VID Association of Insolvency Administrators and Trustees in Germany

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

  • Schneider/Linkert/von Buchwaldt (Hrsg.), Handbuch zum neuen Sanierungsrecht, Finanz Colloquium Heidelberg, 2021; Autor des Kapitels C.III.: „Übertragende Sanierung“ (mit Bauernfeind)