Dr. Henning Mordhorst

Counsel, Hamburg



Henning Mordhorst practices in the area of insolvency law and insolvency administration, as well as the law of secured transactions. Since 2004, he has been appointed as an insolvency administrator by several insolvency courts in the federal state of Schleswig-Holstein.

Henning Mordhorst has extensive experience in corporate reorganization and restructuring, as well as representation in insolvency law matters and adjoining legal areas such as corporate and banking law. Furthermore, he advises companies and management board members on liability issues as well as corporate and group structuring concepts. Henning Mordhorst is a lecturer at the Free University of Berlin. In addition, he frequently publishes and lectures on topics related to insolvency law and secured transactions.

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



Comment on the Federal Court of Justice judgment of September 27, 2011 concerning the approval of direct debit payments, EWiR, p. 77, 2012, (Anmerkung zum Urteil des BGH vom 27.09.2011 zur Genehmigung von Lastschriftbuchungen)

Annotation to Federal Fiscal Court decision of 21.07.2009, ZIP, p. 2208, 2009, (Anmerkung zum Urteil des BFH vom 21.07.2009 zur Inanspruchnahme des Insolvenzverwalters über das Vermögen eines GmbH-Geschäftsführers wegen Nichtabführung von Lohnsteuern in der GmbH) (co-author with Günter Kahlert)

Annotation to Federal Court of Justice decision of 14.07.2004, EWiR, p. 691, 2005, (Anmerkung zum Urteil des BGH vom 14.07.2004 zur Kollision von Globalzessionen)

Contractual Chattel Mortgages under US and German Insolvency Law, Frankfurt am Main et al., 2003, (Vertragliche Mobiliarsicherheiten im US-amerikanischen und deutschen Insolvenzrecht)