Dr. Jan Janßen

Attorney (Germany) | Partner

Dr. Jan Janßen, Portrait
Goethestrasse 26
+49 2932 465292 99
Feithstrasse 177
+49 2331 62506 41
Kölner Strasse 58
+49 271 23190 14
jjanssen [at] goerg.de

Dr Jan Janßen is an appointed insolvency administrator at the insolvency courts of Arnsberg, Hagen and Siegen, both for corporate insolvencies and in insolvency proceedings over the assets of natural persons. He also works as an official receiver at Siegen Local Court.

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Dr Jan Janßen has been working in insolvency administration since 2002, and has been appointed as an insolvency administrator since 2004. Since then, he has overseen a variety of insolvency proceedings as an insolvency administrator, advocate and trustee at the local courts in Arnsberg, Hagen and Siegen.

Dr Janßen has overseen proceedings in corporate insolvencies with more than 200 employees and turnovers in the tens of millions. Many of the companies he has supported have been able to stay afloat as part of a transferred reorganisation (asset deal) or in the insolvency planning process.

Over the past few years, Dr Janßen has been appointed as receiver in self-administration proceedings and has overseen the successful reorganisation of companies.

His activity in corporate insolvencies encompasses sectors of the metal and plastics processing sector, plant construction, trade (including automotive), real estate management and others.

Dr Janßen has also been appointed in many cases as the insolvency administrator for the assets of natural persons.

Beyond his activity as an insolvency administrator, Dr Janßen has also worked as a receiver for the Siegen Local Court and has overseen a significant number of receivership proceedings in this area (including a real estate group with hotel operation, consumer markets, office complexes and multi-family dwellings; industrial real estate, etc.). 


Dr Jan Janßen is a partner at GÖRG Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB and GÖRG Rechtsanwälte/Insolvenzverwalter GbR.

Prior to that, he was a partner at the law firm Dr Nerlich before it merged with GÖRG in 2008.

Following his degree in law at the University of Cologne, Dr Janßen completed his legal training in Hagen. He gathered his first experience in insolvency administration as part of the clerkship at the Dr Nerlich Kreplin law firm in Cologne.

In parallel to his studies and legal training, Dr Janßen worked as an assistant to Prof. Hanns Prütting at the Institute for Procedural Law at the University of Cologne, where he also completed his doctorate in 2003 with a thesis on a procedural law subject.

Dr Janßen has been practising as a lawyer since 2002.

Memberships and awards

  • Arbeitskreis für Insolvenzwesen Köln e.V. (Working Group for Insolvency Law Cologne)
  • Founding member of the association for the promotion of the Institut für Internationales Insolvenzrecht (Institute for International Insolvency Law) at the University of Cologne

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