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Torsten Gutmann

Torsten Gutmann

Mr. Torsten Gutmann is a qualified bank officer, a graduate in Business Administration, an attorney for general law and an attorney specialising in insolvency and restructuring law. He is a Managing Partner of PLUTA Rechtsanwalts GmbH as well as branch manager of the PLUTA branches in Brunswick and Hanover.

He was insolvency administrator for companies such as RiCö Internationale Transporte und Logistik GmbH, FUBA PRINTED CIRCUITS GmbH or Läufer & Gutenberg GmbH.

His main areas of activity are the restructuring of companies in self-administration and in ordinary proceedings. Mr. Gutmann is appointed as a restructuring managing director (CRO), e.g. by companies in the mechanical engineering, printing and healthcare (hospitals) sectors. He also advises on restructuring mandates.

Torsten Gutmann publishes and lectures regularly on insolvency law topics. He is a member of the German Association of Insolvency Administrators (VID), the Working Group on Insolvency Law and Restructuring created by the German Bar Association (DAV), the Hanover Association for Insolvency Law (Institut für Insolvenzrecht Hannover e.V.) and the Northern German Insolvency Forum (Norddeutsches Insolvenzforum e.V.)

In 2020, Torsten Gutmann 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".

Rechtsanwalt, Fachanwalt für Insolvenz- und Sanierungsrecht, Diplom-Kaufmann

Managing Partner PLUTA Rechtsanwalts GmbH, Branch Manager Hanover and Brunswick, Insolvency Administrator

+49 511 543815-0

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Practice Areas

  • Restructuring of companies in self-administration proceedings
  • Restructuring of companies in ordinary insolvency proceedings
  • Acting as the chief restructuring officer (CRO)

Languages for negotiations

German, English

Important References

  • Autohaus Sölter GmbH & Co. KG
  • Axxicon Moulds Osterode GmbH
  • Brauerei Herrenhausen GmbH & Co. KG
  • Immorent AG
  • KOL Klinikum Osnabrücker Land GmbH
  • Läufer & Gutenberg GmbH
  • RiCö Internationale Transporte und Logistik GmbH
  • Wilhelm Mende GmbH & Co.

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Career levels Torsten Gutmann


Managing Partner of PLUTA Rechtsanwalts GmbH

2009 - 2011

Gutmann Insolvenzverwaltung

1998 - 2008

Lüders, Warneboldt, Gutmann Partnerschaftsgesellschaft

1996 - 1998

Johlke, Niethammer & Partner, Hamburg

1994 - 1996

Legal clerkship in Berlin and Bangalore/India


Diplom-Kaufmann University of Passau


Trust agency, Berlin, Directorate Processing, Legal Department


First state examination in law

1988 - 1993

Study of law (optional subject commercial law) and business administration at the University of Passau

1986 - 1988

Civilian service at the rehabilitation clinic in Neckargemünd

1984 - 1986

Training as a banker at Südwestbank AG, Freiburg