Solicitor (England & Wales)
Frank Tschentscher advises on national and international reorganisation and insolvency law in restructuring situations. He regularly represents groups of international financial creditors and/or banking syndicates when companies (including listed companies) are reorganised out of court, but also conducts negotiations on behalf of the debtor, in addition to taking on overall responsibility for planning and implementing complex restructuring projects in Germany and abroad. His range of advisory services further includes advising and representing foreign or German insolvency administrators and other parties involved in German or cross-border insolvency proceedings.
Frank Tschentscher has published numerous works on topics relating to insolvency law and is a frequent lecturer at national and international conferences. He co-authored the commentary on European Insolvency Regulation published by Dr Andreas Schmidt.
After successfully completing a commercial training programme, Frank Tschentscher studied law at the University of Hamburg (Germany). Following his admission to the German Bar in early 2000, he initially worked for a renowned (big four) audit firm before leaving Germany to join a well-known law firm in England, where he focused on providing restructuring and insolvency advice, especially in a cross-border context. In 2003, Frank Tschentscher was admitted as a Solicitor of England & Wales; in 2005, he became a Partner in the English law firm. Frank Tschentscher returned to Germany in 2009 and was for many years a Partner in a leading German insolvency law firm before joining Luther in 2019, where he now is a member of the Commercial team.
Frank Tschentscher is vice-president of INSOL Europe, an international organisation of professionals who specialise in insolvency, business reconstruction and recovery.
INSOL Europe – The Professional Association for European Restructuring and Insolvency Specialists
TMA Turnaround Management Association, UK Chapter.
Norddeutsches Insolvenzforum Hamburg e.V.
DAV ARGE Insolvenzrecht & Sanierung