Hans-Jörg Derra


  • Many years of experience as an insolvency administrator in the successful continuation and restructuring of companies
  • Operational crisis management
  • Debtor-in-Possession Management as well as protective shield proceedings
  • Preparation and implementation of insolvency plans
  • Languages: German, English


  • Since 1981 until today court-appointed expert and administrator in more than 3000 bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings
  • Expert of the German Parliament during the introduction of the Insolvency Code (1993)
  • Honorary Consul of the Republic of Lithuania in Saxony and Brandenburg
  • Founder of the law firm Derra, Meyer & Partner
  • Worked for several years in the head office of a major German bank
  • Admitted to the bar since 1980
  • Studied law and economics at the Universities of Heidelberg, Munich and Frankfurt/Main


  • German Bar Association
  • Examination Board “Specialist Lawyer for Insolvency Law” at the Stuttgart Bar Association (since 1999)
  • German-Italian Lawyers Association
  • INSOL (International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals)
  • Association of Insolvency Administrators of Germany e.V.