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Who we are.


Our company was founded in 2008 by lawyer, Stephan Michels, specialist lawyer in insolvency legislation. Stephan Michels has been acting as a lawyer since 1996. Our team has been working together for almost a decade and has comprehensive knowledge and experience in the area of insolvency law.
Right from the beginning, lawyer Stephan Michels has focused his legal expertise on the field of restructurisation and redevelopment law. To date he has led over 1,500 insolvency cases and restructuring processes.


MICHELS insolvency administration / restructuring employs a total of about 20 highly qualified employees at eight sites(Bad IburgBielefeld, BonnDortmundGladbeck, CologneMünsterOberhausenPaderborn, Werl). At these sites, lawyer Michels is engaged as insolvency administrator by the district courts Münster, Osnabrück, Dortmund, Paderborn, Hagen, Werl, Arnsberg, Lingen, Bersenbrück, Nordhorn, Vechta and Hamburg. External experts, who can be called upon in a branch specific capacity, complement the team further.