Christoph Schotte

Rechtsanwalt (Lawyer), Partner emeritus

Restructuring & Insolvency
Automotive & New Mobility

Christoph Schotte


Extensive experience in advising clients in restructuring and insolvency, in particular:

  • Continued operations
  • Negotiations with banks, shareholders, investors concerning restructuring
  • Company purchase out of insolvency;transfer, restructuring outside insolvency
  • Management of cash pools in crisis
  • Advising board members and managing directors in crisis, avoidance of liability risks
  • Advising on avoidance and defence of challenges
  • Restructuring and liquidation of companies and parts of companies to avoid insolvency or domino effects in groups
  • Representing insolvency administrators in challenges or in defence against challenges


  • Leaders in their Field for restructuring & insolvency, Chambers Europe 
  • Recommended as leading expert for restructuring & insolvency, Legal 500


  • Legal studies at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • Worked in the field of insolvency management
  • Head of the Fachausschuss für Sanierung- und Insolvenzrecht der Rechtsanwalts- und Steuerberatervereinigung für die mittelständische Wirtschaft [Expert Committee for Restructuring and Insolvency Law of the Attorney and Tax Consultant Association for Medium-Sized Economy]
  • Chair-Emeritus of the Lex Mundi Bankruptcy and International Insolvency Group
  • With Noerr since 1999
  • Admitted to the Munich Chamber of Lawyers