Ingo Gerdes LL.M.


Ingo Gerdes specializes in litigation and consulting mandates related to insolvency law, in particular the representation of insolvency administrators in and out of court. This includes the processing of liability and rescission claims as well as the procedural enforcement of identified claims for mass enrichment. The defense against liability claims directed against insolvency administrators is also part of his advisory services. Ingo Gerdes is also a sought-after consultant for companies and entrepreneurs in defending against claims that insolvency administrators are pursuing against those involved in the proceedings. He also advises on the initiation and implementation of insolvency proceedings and the implementation of M&A transactions in this context.


since January 2023: Partner in the Streitbörger law firm

since October 2003: employed lawyer, since 2008 and until the end of 2022 partner of Taylor Wessing Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mbB

2002/2003: Postgraduate studies in business law at the University of Cologne with a Master of Laws degree. Studied law at the University of Trier






JUVE Handbuch

frequently recommended lawyer for insolvency and restructuring

JUVE Handbuch Wirtschaftskanzleien 2018 - 2023


"Bright as a flash, shows outstanding skills", competitor

JUVE Handbuch Wirtschaftskanzleien 2020/21


"Knows the insolvency law blindfolded, constructive in the search for solutions", client

JUVE Handbuch Wirtschaftskanzleien 2018


"Multiple mandates, good results", client

JUVE Handbuch Wirtschaftskanzleien 2015/2016


"Competent and successful forensic lawyer", client

JUVE Handbuch Wirtschaftskanzleien 2014/2015



"Outstanding Lawyer: Restructuring"

LEGAL 500 2021


"recommended lawyer"

LEGAL 500 2016/2017


“particularly strong in out-of-court negotiations”

LEGAL 500 2015/2016


The Best Lawyers™

“Best Lawyers: Restructuring and Bankruptcy Law"

The Best Lawyers™ in Deutschland 2020- 2022 


Leaders League

„Bankruptcy litigation: Excellent"

Leaders League 2021