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About Dr. Tom Dittmar

Tom advises in the area of restructuring and insolvency law and is a member of the firm’s global transactions team.

He advises corporates and lenders in the context of out-of court and in-court financial restructurings, refinancings and Distressed M&A transactions. He is also a member of our Insolvency Litigation Skills Group.

Tom speaks German and English.

Recent work

  • Acting for various RCF lenders of the German cable and wiring supplier LEONI on its various financial and operational restructurings
  • Acting for Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy in relation to the acquisition of the onshore business of the insolvent wind turbine manufacturer Senvion
  • Advising the members of the Ad Hoc Committee of lenders on the financial restructuring of the French hospitality group AccorInvest
  • Acting for the bondholders of Wirecard in an insolvency ligation regarding the ranking of the shareholder damage claims
  • Advising TUI on a consent soliticitation and adjustment of their bond terms and conditions in relation to its EUR 300m senior notes
  • Acting for a US device manufacturer on the defence against claw-back claims and liability claims against a German subsidiary
  • Advising Vapiano and its group companies in relation to the preparation of its insolvency proceedings
  • Acting for an Austrian service provider on the defence against claw-back claims asserted by its insolvent customer's insolvency administrator


  • Legal studies at University of Hamburg, Germany
  • Graduate studies (LL.M.) at Columbia Law School in New York City
  • Degree of doctor of laws (Dr. iur.) at University of Hamburg, Germany
  • Legal clerkship (Rechtsreferendariat) at the Higher Regional Court (Oberlandesgericht) of Hamburg with stages in Hamburg and Hong Kong
  • Attorney at law (Rechtsanwalt), Germany