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Dr. Marc Ludwig

Dr. Marc Ludwig

Attorney/Partner Insolvency Law Specialist
Office HamburgNeuer Wall 43
20354 20354

T: +49 40 226 3333 – 0
F: +49 40 226 3333 – 33
E: hamburg@lws-rechtsanwaelte.de

Fields of practice:

  • Restructuring and insolvency advice with a concentration in:
    avoiding insolvency, accompanying insolvency proceedings (general and self-administration), insolvency contestation, insolvency plans, managerial liability, criminal law in insolvency; with special expertise in: advice during a crisis/crisis coaching for managers.  
  • Comercial, company and banking law with a concentration in credit securities
  • Litigation in all facets of business law (court experience arising from hundreds of in courts proceedings all across the Federal Republic of Germany); with special expertise in contesting insolvencies

Professional Background:

  • First Legal State Examination: 1997, Kiel
  • Doctor of Laws, granted right to use academic title 2000
  • Grand Legal State Examination: 2002, Hamburg
  • Attorney since 2002 
  • Attorney at Esche Schümann Commichau in Hamburg from 2002 until 2007
  • Attorney/Partner in two multi-disciplinary law firms from 2008 until 2011 in Hamburg and Munich
  • "Specialist in Insolvency Law" since 2010
  • Partner at Ludwig Wöhren Schewtschenko in Hamburg and Munich since 2012

Professional Memberships:

  • German Lawyer´s Association e.V. (DAV)
  • Hamburg Lawyer´s Association e.V. (HAV)
  • North German Insolvency Forum e.V. 
  • Insolvency and Restructuring Working Group (DAV) 

Publications/Lectures/Seminars (Selected):

  • "Lien Protection for Wage Income", 2001 
  • "Abstract Promises in banking Practice and the Reform of the Statue of Limitations" (Dr. Klaus Schmid-Burgk/Dr. Marc Ludwig), Der Betrieb 2003, 1046
  • "Liability of GmbH Managers in Crisis - Recognizing and Avoiding the Most Important Liability Traps", lecture together with a Hamburg prosecutor to businesspeople in 2011 (Hamburg)
  • "Insolvency Law", in-house seminar for a social insurance fund in 2012 (Hamburg)
  • "Liens on Property - Hypothecated Liens and Abstract Liens" and "Credit Securities in Insolvency", lecture to bank employees in 2013 (Hamburg/Hannover)
  • "Credit Securities", "Advice to Entrepreneurs", "The New Insolvency Law as per ESUG", "Restructuring/Reorganization from the Bank's Perspective", lectures to bank employees in 2014 (Hamburg/Hannover/Kiel/Munich)
  • "Contestation of Insolvency", in-house seminar at a social insurance fund in 2015 (Hamburg)
  • "Contract Law, Terms and Condition Law", in-house seminar for a globally active manufacturer of printing technology in 2015 (Hessen) 
  • "Changes in the Law of Credit Securities", lecture to bank employees in 2015 (Euskirchen)
  • "(Preventative) Defensive Measures Against Contestation of Insolvency Claims", in house lecture to sales employees of a mid-size company active throughout Germany in 2016 (Hamburg)  
  • "Contestation of Insolvency", workshop for a global market leader in 2017 (Baden-Württemberg)
  • "Credit Securities", lecture to bank employees in 2017 (Kiel)
  • "Contesting Insolvency from the Viewpoint of the Statutory Accident Insurance" (Pierre Stage and Dr. Marc Ludwig), NZS (Beck-Verlag) 2017, 15 
  • "Legal Aspects of Claims Management", lecture to employees from the credit management department in 2017 (Hamburg)



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