Mr Stefan Meyer is a qualified bank clerk and attorney specialising in insolvency law who is also active as a lecturer at the University of Münster. Following his formal training course in banking, he studied Law and Economics in Bayreuth.
Since 1 April 2016, Stefan Meyer has been a managing partner at PLUTA Rechtsanwalts GmbH with the power of sole representation as well as the head of various PLUTA branch offices in the region of Westphalia / East Westphalia and Lower Saxony (e.g. Münster, Osnabrück, Lübbecke).
His activities are focused on restructuring and turning around companies as part of debtor-in-possession proceedings and ordinary insolvency proceedings. In addition to this, Stefan Meyer provides advice on the basis of his many years of experience in restructuring mandates and also acts as the chief restructuring officer.
Apart from his activity as a consultant and administrator (including compulsory receivership), he also works as a lecturer (in insolvency law) in seminars organised by the German Attorneys’ Academy (DAA) on a regular basis. Finally, Mr Meyer also publishes his own articles in specialist journals; he is a member of the Working Group on Insolvency Law and Restructuring created by the German Bar Association (DAV) and a member of the German Association of Insolvency Administrators (VID), for example. (Furthermore, he is also a member of the VID’s committee for the “Principles of proper Insolvency Administration and their further Development”.)
In 2020, Stefan Meyer was awarded Lawyer of the Year in the legal field of "Restructuring and Insolvency Law" by the Handelsblatt. He was also included in the list of "Germany's Best Lawyers".
- Restructuring and turning around companies affected by a crisis or insolvency
- Insolvency plan proceedings
- Acting as the chief restructuring officer (CRO)
Languages for negotiations
Career levels Stefan Meyer
Managing Partner of PLUTA Rechtsanwalts GmbH
2006 - 2016
Law firm MEYER Rechtsanwälte Insolvenzverwalter (founding and managing partner)
1999 - 2005
Law firm Wittemöller Müller Radack Meyer, managing partner
1998 - 1999
Law firm Wittemöller Radack Müller & Partner, salaried attorney
1996 - 1998
Training contract at Hamm Higher Regional Court / Bielefeld Regional Court
1991 - 1995
Studies of Law and Economics at Bayreuth University
1990 - 1998
Law firm Wittemöller & Partner, freelancer
1986 - 1990
Bank clerk (Minden-Lübbecke Savings Bank)