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Christine Borries, LL.M. (Sydney)

Counsel Corporate & Finance


English, German

Borries Christine

Christine Borries, LL.M. (Sydney)
Borries Christine
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Christine Borries helps clients in special situations. She advises on all aspects of German and international insolvency and restructuring laws, especially in connection with corporate and financial group restructurings and distressed M&A transactions.

Christine is an experienced negotiator in (difficult) multi-party negotiations and regularly accompanies debtors as well as creditors and shareholders through in-and out-of-court restructurings (including in particular insolvency plan and debtor-in-possession proceedings). Her work often involves avoiding liability risks for parent or group companies and their management. She also helps clients to structure transactions and/or agreements in a way that insolvency related risks are excluded or at least mitigated. She is an expert on German claw-back actions and a specialist for insolvency litigation. 

Christine has published various law review articles and articles in German and English on topics of insolvency law. She is the co-author of one of the most renowned commentaries on the German law of voidable transactions.


  • Second State Exam in Law, Higher Regional Court of Hamburg, 2011
  • LL.M., The University of Sydney, 2009
  • First State Exam in Law, Higher Regional Court of Hamburg, 2007
  • ARGE Insolvency Law and Restructuring of the German Bar Association
  • Distressed Ladies - Women in Restructuring e.V.
  • INSOL Europe
  • TMA Deutschland e.V. - International Affiliate of the Turnaround Management Association


Recommended lawyer for restructuring.


Christine Borries is recognized as „highly recommended lawyer for restructuring“.


Christine Borries was recognized for Restructuring and Insolvency Law.

Best Lawyers™ in Germany

Christine Borries is listed among the 40 under 40 '10 Runners up for restructuring and insolvency'.

Global Restructuring Review