Bettina Schmudde

In memoriam



It is with deep sadness that we report the passing of Bettina Schmudde. Any inquiries should be directed to Sylvia Fiebig at +49 40 808136 329 or Verena Adam at +49 69 29994 1257.

Bettina was a bankruptcy receiver and trusted advisor who dealt with complex corporate insolvencies.

She had been recognized as a leading practitioner in this area by respected legal directories Chambers Europe, The Legal 500 and The Deal. Bettina's reputation, based on a track record of more than 20 years, had led to her appointment by some of the most important bankruptcy courts in Germany.

Committed to achieving the best possible outcome, Bettina combined a deep understanding of insolvency and bankruptcy law with a cutting-edge, strategic approach to reorganisational measures. Drawing on her significant experience, she was at ease handling the most challenging insolvencies, regardless of their scale or cross-border complexity.

Bars and Courts
Insolvency Lawyer
Second State Exam
Hanseatic Higher Regional Court of Hamburg
First State Exam
University of Hamburg


INFINUS AG Ihr Kompetenzpartner
Bettina acted as the insolvency administrator of INFINUS AG Ihr Kompetenzpartner, a German company famous for the brokerage of insurance and precious metals.

WEDO Formenbau und Kunststoffverarbeitung GmbH
Bettina was appointed as insolvency administrator over the assets of WEDO GmbH, a major producer of automotive equipment.

HGL GmbH Industrielle Fertigung von Baugruppen für Fahrzeugbau, Umwelttechnik und Sonderanfertigungen aus Aluminium
Bettina acted as the insolvency administrator of HGL GmbH, a major producer of train equipment.


The many facets of the insolvency plan procedure – an overview (Die Facetten des Insolvenzplanverfahrens – eine Gesamtschau), ZInsO, 2006

Awards and Recognition

Best Lawyer Germany in Restructuring and Insolvency Law, Handelsblatt 2019-2023

Highly Recommended Lawyer: Restructuring and Insolvency, Best Lawyers/Handelsblatt 2019

Top Bankruptcy Lawyer, The Deal, 2013

Insolvency - Germany, The Legal 500 EMEA, 2013

Insolvency Administration – Germany, Chambers Europe 2013