Isabel Giancristofano

Associated Partner
Practice Group Restructuring & Insolvency
Practice Group Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions

Isabel is a member of Noerr's Corporate Department and the firm's Restructuring & Insolvency Group. She specialises in complex cross border transactions, particularly with German-UK aspects. Isabel regularly advises on international insolvency and restructuring cases as well as issues relating to the launch of new businesses in Germany and the co-ordination of multi-jurisdiction matters. Isabel has good knowledge of the German, UK and Iberian markets.


  • Corporate law
  • Insolvency law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Restructuring


  • Legal studies at the Freie Universität in Berlin as well as at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain)
  • Experience abroad with a law firm in Buenos Aires (Argentina)
  • Internship at the Berlin Higher Regional Court
  • With Noerr since 2007
  • Admitted to the Berlin Chamber of Lawyers

Selected Projects

  • Major E-Commerce Group: Corporate finance and worldwide rollout (2014)
  • Apcoa: Representing a creditor in the restructuring of the German car part operator in a scheme of arrangement in London (2014)
  • European Data Warehouse: advice on the structuring and funding of a German-based company to operate a data warehouse in relation to the ECB loan level data initiative for a consortium of European banks and financial services providers (2013)
  • Advising AVIC International on the acquisition of the business of Thielert Aircraft Engines GmbH (2013)
  • Investor process and sale of German Petroplus refinery out of insolvency (2012)
  • Sale of Cinterion Wireless Modules (2010)
  • Sale of the world market leader in textile dyes DyStar with 36 worldwide subsidiaries (2010)
  • Restructuring and investor process at the insolvent Qimonda AG (2009)


  • Foreign Expert in the UK, Restructuring and Insolvency, Chambers Global 2011 – 2015
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star 2014