Dr. Benedikt Schulz focuses on restructuring and insolvency law as well as corporate law.

He regularly advises companies, managing directors, shareholders, insolvency administrators, investors, and creditors in the business crisis. This includes all aspects of both out-of-court restructuring transactions, including corporate reorganization and financial restructuring, as well as insolvency proceedings, in particular self-administration, protective shield and insolvency plan proceedings. Benedikt has extensive knowledge in the field of managing directors‘ duties and liability in the business crisis and in self-administration proceedings.

Another focus of his practice is advising sellers and investors on national and international corporate transactions / (distressed) M&A and general corporate law advice.


  • Advised Galeria Karstadt Kaufhof GmbH in the protective shielding proceedings
  • Advised the international automotive supplier Borgers Group during the operative restructuring and refinancing
  • Advised a publicly listed e-commerce company during the operative restructuring and refinancing
  • Advised the investor on its purchase of a store portfolio from an insolvent retailer


University of Münster, Dr. jur. (PhD), 2017
Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf, Second State Exam, 2017
University of Münster, First State Exam, 2010