Dr. Christian Wolf

Attorney (Germany) | Partner

Dr. Christian Wolf, Portrait
Office Cologne
Kennedyplatz 2
+49 221 33660 84
cwolf [at] goerg.de

Christian Wolf advises national and international companies in the areas of insolvency law and restructuring. He specialises in offering restructuring advice, reorganisation management and transaction advice to distressed businesses (distressed M&A).



Christian Wolf has been working with distressed companies since the start of his legal career. After several years in insolvency administration at GÖRG, he now advises companies who are in the process of restructuring, on the one hand, and also creditors who are confronted with a distressed contractual partner. Christian Wolf also assists in restructuring-related transactions on both the seller and investor side. 

One further area of focus for Christian Wolf is the assumption of executive functions in restructuring, where his objective is always to avoid insolvency and maximise value for the stakeholders. The focus here lies in complex real estate structures, in which a variety of social and fiscal challenges often need to be overcome in addition to operational stabilisation of the assets.

In addition to his mandate work, Christian Wolf has been involved in the firm's Executive Committee since 2019.


Dr Christian Wolf started his legal career at GÖRG. He was appointed partner at the start of 2010, and is part of the practice group for insolvency law and restructuring.

Christian Wolf completed his degree at the University of Bonn, specialising in commercial and corporate law. He had previously completed a two-year apprenticeship at Deutsche Bank AG. Following the first public examination, Christian Wolf completed a doctorate in law, mentored by Prof. Otto Teplitzky on a trademark topic (passed with distinction). Parallel to this, he worked as a research assistant at the Institute for Commercial and Economic Law (Chair Prof. Karsten Schmidt).

He was admitted to the bar at the end of 2003.

Christian Wolf successfully completed his professional legal training in insolvency law at the Deutschen Anwaltsinstitut (German Institute of Lawyers) (DAI) in Bochum in 2005. 

Memberships and awards

  • German Bar Association
  • ARGE Insolvenzrecht und Sanierung im DAV (ARGE Insolvency Law and Restructuring at the German Bar Association)
  • Cologne Bar Association
  • Arbeitskreis für Insolvenzwesen Köln e.V. (Working Group for Insolvency Law Cologne)


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