SJPP assists its clients in the development of structured solutions for complex problems in the modern business world. They are a fast-reacting, powerful team of highly-qualified legal advisors with many years of experience with leading major law firms, national and international authorities and high politics. They are passionate attorneys; they highly identify with the goals of their clients and commit themselves to the efficient implementation thereof. The firm’s counsel is fast, precise and independent. The guiding principles of our insolvency administration, which is conducted by an independent partnership, the Schmidt-Jortzig Petersen Penzlin Insolvenzverwaltung GbR, are based on highly personalized service and geared towards the continuation of existing business operations. The firm stands for entrepreneurial integrity, loyalty and straightforwardness. The firm’s practice is characterized by an open, friendly tone within the firm and respect towards others.
Dr. Dietmar Penzlin was admitted to the Hamburg bar in 2001 and became a solicitor in England and Wales in 2006. He has been certified by the German bar association as an insolvency law attorney. His practice focuses on insolvency administration, and he is regularly appointed as insolvency administrator by several courts in Northern Germany. Dr. Penzlin also acts for clients on restructuring and insolvency matters, including structuring the sale and purchase of businesses during their financial crisis. He has extensive experience in advising clients on bank, bank regulatory and corporate law in respect of insolvency issues and also routinely provides counsel to directors and officers on their duties and liability in pre-insolvency situations. He studied at the Universities of Würzburg, Bayreuth (Dr. jur.), Freiburg and London (LL.M.). He worked at White & Case offices in New York, Hamburg, London and Frankfurt between 2001 and 2007.