Dr. Boris Ober | Partner

Areas of Practice

Dr. Boris Ober advises insolvency administrators, companies and investors on all matters of out-of-court and insolvency restructuring, including group insolvencies and cross-border insolvency proceedings.

He represents nationally and internationally operating companies in asserting and enforcing their rights prior to and during the insolvency of their contractual partners.

Dr. Ober has special expertise in the preparation of insolvency plans in self-administration and protective shield proceedings.


Dr. Boris Ober is a partner of REITZE WILKEN Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB.

After many years of working for a national corporate law firm in the field of 'Insolvency Law and Advice in Crisis', Dr. Ober was the commercial manager and in-house lawyer of an internationally active purchasing and marketing cooperation.

Dr. Ober studied at the Westphalian Wilhelms University in Münster. He received his doctorate there at the Institute for International Business Law with a thesis on antitrust law.

Dr. Ober speaks German, English and French.

Publications (selection)

  • Commentary on §§ 217 ff. InsO (Insolvency Plan Proceedings), Nerlich/Römermann, Commentary on the German Insolvency Code (Insolvenzordnung)
  • Function and Relevance of a so-called IDW S 6 – Expert Opinion in the Context of Rescission Due to Intent, note on OLG München, Judgment of 16.12.2014 - 5 U 1297/13, NZI 2015, 611 et seq. (together with Dr. Sebastian Hagemann)
  • Standards of Protection in Substantive Investment Law, KSzW 2011, p 105 et seq. (together with Torsten Lörcher)


We guarantee many years of experience in our practice areas. We never get nervous, especially not in crisis situations.