Dr. Florian Kleinschmit

Local Partner, Berlin

Biography

Overview

Florian Kleinschmit works as a lawyer in the area of insolvency administration and restructuring.

Besides managing insolvency proceedings, he particularly focuses on counseling acquisitions and sales of bankrupt companies (so-called transferring restructuring / Übertragende Sanierung) and restructuring.

Florian Kleinschmit joined White & Case in 2006 and worked in the meantime for two years in international industries. He gained work experience abroad in France (Dijon), England (London), Malta (Valletta) and Algeria (Algier).

Bars and Courts
Rechtsanwalt
Education
Second State Exam
Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf
Dr jur
Georg-August-University Göttingen
MLE
Georg-August-University Göttingen
First State Exam
Georg-August-University Göttingen
Languages
German
English

Experience

Innowatio / Clean Energy Sourcing Group, 2017
Supported insolvency administrator Dr. Philipp Hackländer, Partner at White & Case, in the successful transferring restructuring of Leipzig-based energy supplier Clean Energy Sourcing Group to an affiliate of BayWa AG.

Conergy AG, 2013
Supported insolvency administrator Dr. Sven-Holger Undritz, Partner at White & Case Insolvenz GbR, in the successful transferring restructuring of Frankfurt-based solar panel manufacturer Conergy Solarmodule and Berlin-based manufacturer of solar racking Mounting Systems GmbH.

BKN Biostrom, 2012-2014
Supported insolvency administrator Dr. Sven-Holger Undritz, partner at White & Case Insolvenz GbR, in the successful restructuring and selling of the company through asset deals.

Kittner-Gruppe, 2012
Advised Lübeck-based Kittner-Gruppe, formerly one of Germany's top-ten car dealers by size, on the selling of her business premises to three car dealers as part of restructuring.

Hamburger InterContinental Hotel, 2013
Supported insolvency administrator Dr. Sven-Holger Undritz, partner at White & Case Insolvenz GbR, in selling property of the insolvent company to Kühne Immobilia GmbH.

AKT altmärker Kunststoff-Technik GmbH, 2011
Supported insolvency administrator Dr. Christoph Schulte-Kaubrügger, partner at White & Case Insolvenz GbR, in the asset disposition of the insolvent AKT altmärker Kunststoff-Technik GmbH as well as the disposition of its Spanish subsidiary.

Publications

Kleinschmit, Florian: German "Volkswagen"-law and European free movement of capital (Deutsches Volkswagengesetz und Europäische Kapitalverkehrsfreiheit). Dissertation, Göttingen, 2004