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Tobias Klupsch

Counsel, Frankfurt



Specialised experience in advising investors, financial institutions and corporates in relation to financial restructurings in workout scenarios as well as in relation to distressed debt investments.

Transactions of significance where substantial involvement can be disclosed have included:

  • A US fund specialised in infrastructure investments on the restructuring of its investment in biogas installations after a filing for insolvency based on unserious advice and self-interests of the advising lawyers
  • The senior lenders' AdHoc Committee regarding the restructuring of IVG Group in the insolvency of IVG AG
  • Financing banks on the $ 3.1bn debt restructuring of the ZIM shipping company
  • A group of financing banks on the restructuring of the Praktiker Group
Professional experience

2018 to date Counsel, Linklaters
2010 - 2018 Managing Associate, Linklaters
2011 Secondment Linklaters, London
2006 - 2010 Associate, Linklaters


2004 Second Legal State Examination (2. Juristisches Staatsexamen)
2002 - 2004 Landgericht Offenburg, legal traineeship (Referendariat)
2002 First Legal State Examination (1. Juristisches Staatsexamen)
1997 - 2002 Universities of Münster and Freiburg, law studies