Overview


Dr. Thiemo Schäfer focuses his practice on litigation and arbitration with a special emphasis on directors and officers (D&O) liability disputes and on conflicts arising from insolvencies.

Before joining McDermott Thiemo worked for another international law firm in Cologne. As a legal trainee, Thiemo workedinter aliafor the German Consulate General in New York and the restructuring & insolvency teams of two international law firms in Cologne and London. Thiemo regularly publishes articles on insolvency law related topics.

Results


  • Representation of the director of an insolvent AG in the defense against liability claims against the insolvency administrator
  • Representation of the minority shareholder of an insolvent AG in an action for avoidance under stock corporation law
  • Representation of an insolvency administrator in the enforcement of payment claims in several GMAA arbitration proceedings

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Credentials


Education
Higher Regional Court of Cologne, Second State Exam, 2013
University of Cologne, Dr. jur. (PhD), 2012
University of Cologne, LLM, 2010
University of Cologne, First State Exam, 2009

Admissions
Germany

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Dr. Thiemo Schäfer

Insights & Events / Media

NZI 2016, Issue 1 / January 2016

The Realisation of “Double Securities” in Insolvency Proceeding - Chance to Fix ...

International Insolvency Law Review / January 2016

German Court Decisions on European and International Insolvency Law

Betriebs Berater 2015, Issue 5 / February 2015

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