Dr Boris Ober

Dr Boris Ober

Dr Boris Ober


T +49 221 9937 18764


Areas of practice

Dr Boris Ober advises insolvency administrators, companies and investors on all matters of out-of-court and insolvency restructuring, including in the context of group insolvencies and cross-border insolvency proceedings. He represents nationally and internationally operating companies in asserting and enforcing their rights prior to or during a contractual partner’s insolvency. Boris Ober has special expertise in the preparation of insolvency plans in debtor-in-possession and protective shield proceedings.


Dr Boris Ober studied law at the University of Münster (Germany), where he also received his doctorate, at the Institute of International Business Law, for a thesis on an antitrust topic. Boris Ober was admitted to the German Bar in 2011. From 2011 to 2019, he worked at GÖRG in the field of “Insolvency law and advice for distressed businesses”. Most recently, he was a partner at Reitze Wilken. Boris Ober joined Luther in 2022.

Honors and distinctions
  • The Legal 500 Germany 2024: Mentions in the category "Restructuring" (first recommendation in 2023) and in "City Focus - Cologne"
Blog posts

  • Kölner Anwaltverein e. V.
  • Cologne Bar Association