Dr. Sebastian Hagemann | Partner

Areas of Practice

Dr. Sebastian Hagemann advises on corporate and group law, in particular on restructuring and reorganization cases as well as on corporate transactions in connection with a financial or performance-related crisis. In this context, he advises insolvency administrators, companies and investors on all issues relating to out-of-court and insolvency restructuring.

Dr. Hagemann has comprehensive experience in providing advice on (insolvency-related) M&A and private equity transactions. He is involved in the entire process of the transaction, beginning with the structuring of the deal and ending with the post-merger integration.

A further focus of Dr. Hagemann's is to advise his clients in all aspects of restructuring and insolvency as well as crisis-related corporate law issues. In this context, Dr. Hagemann inter alia handles shareholders’ meetings, shareholder disputes and the implementation of structural measures.


Dr. Sebastian Hagemann is partner of REITZE WILKEN Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB.

Previously, he was an associate partner of a national corporate law firm – focusing on corporate and group law as well as restructuring and insolvency.

Dr. Hagemann studied at the University of Cologne. In the context of his dissertation, which dealt with a restructuring law topic, Dr. Hagemann spent several research visits at the University of Cambridge (GB). Dr. Hagemann is a member of the academic association for corporate and company law (VGR).

Dr. Sebastian Hagemann speaks German and English.

Publications (selection)

  • Compliance Violations and Insider Law, BB 2016, 67 et seq. (together with Dr. Oliver Wilken)
  • Informing Investors Late and Badly is Risky, Internet edition of Wirtschaftswoche of 25.09.2015 (together with Dr. Oliver Wilken)
  • 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. Boris Ober)
  • Knowledge of the Opponent of Rescission of the Attempt at Restructuring, note on OLG Düsseldorf, Judgment of 20.02.2014 - I-12 U 91/13, OLG Koblenz v. 26.01.2016 3 U 891/15 NZI 2015, 73 et seq.
  • Debt Equity Swaps under English and German Law with special consideration of the ESUG (Dissertation), Nomos Verlag.
  • Exclusion of section 133 InsO in the Case of Reorganization Measures, NZI 2014, 210 et seq.


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