Dr. Timm Gessner

Attorney (Germany) | Specialist for insolvency law | Specialist for banking and capital markets law | Associated partner at GÖRG Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB | Partner at GÖRG Insolvenzverwaltung Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten

Dr. Timm Gessner, Portrait
Obernstrasse 2-12
+49 421 322649 29
Alter Wall 20 – 22
+49 40 500360 99
tgessner [at] goerg.de

Dr Timm Gessner mainly works in the field of insolvency administration.



Dr Timm Gessner works primarily in the field of insolvency administration and restructuring. He is also appointed as an insolvency administrator, and advises companies in crisis on restructuring matters. He also has particular experience in litigation, predominantly in the field of D&O liability and insolvency proceedings. Dr Tim Gessner works either for administrators or directors, officers and companies against whom claims have been made.

His focus lies in the industrials, finance and insurance sectors.


Dr Timm Gessner is an associated partner at GÖRG Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB and a partner at GÖRG Insolvenzverwaltung Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten.

Before joining GÖRG, he worked as a lawyer at a medium-sized insolvency administration firm in Cologne.
Following his degree in law at the University of Bremen, Dr Timm Gessner completed his legal training in Leipzig. He subsequently gained his doctorate in law from the University of Bremen under Prof Dr Peter Derleder, with a thesis on banking law.

He was admitted to the bar in 2007.

Since 2015, Dr Timm Gessner has also been appointed as an insolvency administrator.

Teaching activities and lectures

  • 2012 – 2017 Professorship at the International University of Applied Sciences Bad Honnef.

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