Attorney (Germany) | Specialist for banking and capital markets law | Banker | Partner
Kay Neumann offers advice at the interface between business administration and law. He specialises in matters of banking and restructuring/insolvency law, and corporate law as related to financial law. In these areas, Mr Neumann and his team handle extra-judicial negotiations nationwide, as well as sometime very complex judicial proceedings, including project and communication management.
Kay Neumann specialises in banking, restructuring and insolvency law, and corporate and procedural law. He works at the interface between business administration and law.
He advises corporations, companies, their board members and executive directors as well as other executive committees such as supervisory and advisor committees, in addition to high net-worth private individuals and groups.
Among Kay Neumann’s clients are renown credit institutions and companies, for which he and his team are an “outsourced” legal department. In addition to all questions regarding the operative work of a legal department, he places particular emphasis on the areas of legal corporate organisation and compliance.
In restructuring and insolvency law, Kay Neumann’s clients include outside creditors, shareholders of companies in crisis and board members aiming to avoid monetary and criminal liability, or who need to defend themselves in such disputes.
In the area of corporate law, Kay Neumann’s work primarily relates to legal and financial restructuring matters as well as corporate organisation and compliance. This includes, for example, the full or partial sale of companies in crises, or advising companies wanting to acquire other enterprises in crises or insolvency.
Kay Neumann handles extra-judicial (contractual and settlement) negotiations nationwide for the above mentioned legal areas. The focus is always the economic interests of his clients, and their implementation. Kay Neumann and his team also manage court proceedings nationwide, some of them very complex, and for clients involved predominantly in digital access. This complex litigation includes project and communication management.
Kay Neumann is a lawyer and team-leading partner at GÖRG Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB. He is a specialist for banking and capital markets law, and has additional certification training in commercial and corporate law, as well as insolvency and tax law.
After finishing his school leaving certificate, he did an apprenticeship at a renown Berlin bank, becoming a banker with additional training in insurance. He completed his banking training with an award from the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Berlin.
Kay Neumann completed his legal studies at the Free University of Berlin, and successfully passed the first state exam at the Law Students Examination Authority Berlin. He also successfully completed the second state exam there, with a clerkship at the Higher Regional Court of Berlin.
Kay Neumann was employed at a well-known bank in Berlin for several years. He reviewed and vouched for corporate loans in the back office, among other things. He was also involved in reorganisation loan management in the credit processing and legal department.
In 2004 he joined GÖRG as an employee, and became a lawyer. Leading partner was Dr Helmut Balthasar.
In 2008, GÖRG named Kay Neumann an associate partner of the firm. Kay Neumann has been a partner with GÖRG since 2011.
Memberships and awards
- BVMW Bundesverband mittelständische Wirtschaft Unternehmerverband Deutschlands e.V. (Federal Association of German Medium-sized Companies)
- VBKI Verein Berliner Kaufleute und Industrieller e.V. (Association of Berlin Merchants and Industrialists)
- Arbeitsgemeinschaft Bank- und Kapitalmarktrecht im DAV (Working Group for Banking and Capital Markets Law in the German Bar Association)
- Arbeitsgemeinschaft Handels- und Gesellschaftsrecht im DAV (Working Group for Commercial and Corporate Law in the German Bar Association)
- Arbeitsgemeinschaft Insolvenzrecht und Sanierung im DAV (Working Group for Insolvency Law and Restructurings in the German Bar Association)
- Bankrechtliche Vereinigung-Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft für Bankrecht e.V. (Banking Law Academic Association