Law on companies in difficulty, Restructurings, Recovery of companies in difficulty, Directors' liability

Manuel WINGERT is a partner within the "Mergers & Acquisitions - Corporate law" Department.

A specialist in companies in difficulty, he works on the prevention and management of crisis situations, whether for preventative (ad hoc authorization, conciliation) or collective insolvency proceedings (safeguarding, recovery, liquidation, etc.).

His expertise lies in the law applicable to companies in difficulty, directors’ liability, bonds, commercial contracts, leases, recovery, competition, corporate law and labour law, in both advisory work and any litigation phase.

He primarily advises company directors, creditors, debtors, rescuers, as well as court-appointed receivers and trustees.

Manuel WINGERT holds a master’s degree in Business Law from R. SCHUMAN STRASBOURG III University and a DESS Certificate of Aptitude in Company Administration from STRASBOURG IAE. After graduating from PARIS DAUPHINE University, he became a court-appointed receiver authorized by the CNAJMJ.

He began his career in 1996 within the practice of Philippe CONTANT, a court-appointed receiver, remaining his most trusted colleague until 2006 and handling important cases involving companies in northeast France.

He became a member of the PARIS Bar in 2006 and joined the law firm KEROUAZ, specializing in company restructurings, before moving to DELSOL Avocats in December 2013.

He is also a member of the examination board for the HEC Entrepreneurs master’s degree.

Member and correspondent of the French Institute of Practitioners of Collective Insolvency Proceedings – IFPPC.

Manuel WINGERT was elected as one of the Lawyers of the Year 2022 in « Distressed companies » by Le Monde du Droit (Palmarès du Droit 2022).


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