Mr. Torsten Gutmann is a qualified bank officer, a graduate in Business Administration, an attorney for general law and an attorney specialising in insolvency 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".
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Career levels Torsten Gutmann
Managing Partner of PLUTA Rechtsanwalts GmbH
2009 - 2011
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