Steffen Schneider

  • Lawyer
  • Partner
  • Specialist lawyer for insolvency and restructuring law
  • Mediator
  • Maître en droit privé

Zeilweg 42
60439 Frankfurt am Main
Tel.: +49 69 963761-130
Fax: +49 69 963761-145
E-Mail: frankfurt@bbl-law.com

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • German

References

Steffen Schneider has worked as a lawyer in the field of insolvency administration and providing advice in crisis situations for over 20 years. He advises national and international clients on insolvency and restructuring, including companies, creditors, bondholders, banks, shareholders, management and supervisory boards. His focus is on out-of-court restructuring of corporations and restructuring through insolvency proceedings, specifically through insolvency plans in self-administration proceedings and protective shield proceedings. When doing so he analyses and models different restructuring scenarios in advance, both legally and financially. In addition, he offers support in M&A transactions in crisis. He defends against liability claims on shareholders, managers and supervisory boards, as well as the restructuring of banks.

CV (in short)

  • 2005 – Present BBL Brockdorff (and predecessor companies), Frankfurt
  • 2008 – Present Specialist lawyer for insolvency and restructuring law
  • 2015 – Present Mediator
  • 2001 – 2004 Haarmann Hemmelrath, Frankfurt, lawyer specialising in insolvency administration and restructuring advice
  • 1999 – 2001 Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek, Potsdam and Berlin, attorney in the field of insolvency administration
  • 1999 Admission to the Bar
  • Legal clerkship at the Berlin Court of Appeal (including placements in Berlin and Madrid)
  • Maîtrise en droit privé (Bordeaux/France, ERASMUS grant)
  • Law studies at the Universities of Bonn, Hamburg and Bordeaux

Occupation Focus

  • Restructuring
  • Reorganisation advice
  • Insolvency administration
  • Organ liability

Memberships

  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • INSOL Europe

Publications
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; Herausgeber und Co-Autor des Kapitels B. X.: „Konzernrestrukturierung und Innenfinanzierung unter dem StaRUG“

  • Schneider/Kramer, Neues Konzerninsolvenzrecht: effektivere Verfahren durch Mediation, in: Betriebs-Berater 2018, Heft 13/14, Seite 713 ff.

  • Schneider, Steffen: „Zur Entkonzernierung und Rekonzernierung in der Konzerninsolvenz (und zur Fortentwicklung des Insolvenzzwecks)“, in: Praxis und Lehre im Wirtschaftsrecht (Herausgeber Priester, Heppe und Westermann), Tübingen, 2018

  • Deutschland: Der (immer bessere) Sanierungsstandort, erschienen in der Zeitschrift „maturus aktuell“, Ausgabe Juli 2017

  • „Is Germany to become the most attractive place for business restructurings?“, Insolvency and Restructuring International (Journal), November 2016