Daniel is a member of the Restructuring & Insolvency Law Practice Area. He advises on German and international insolvency law, restructurings and corporate law-related matters.
Daniel Kunz helps companies in financial distress and supports insolvency administrators, shareholders and board members as well as creditors and investors in the context of corporate restructuring and insolvency. One focus of his work is enforcing and defending against liability and claw-back claims.
In addition, Daniel Kunz advises sellers and buyers in distressed M&A transactions and represents the interests of creditors in insolvency proceedings as a member of creditors‘ committees.
Daniel Kunz regularly comments on current decisions of the Federal Court of Justice in the area of insolvency law and he is co-author of the handbook "Das neue Restrukturierungsrecht - Unternehmensrestrukturierung durch StaRUG und Eigenverwaltung" (The New Restructuring Law - Corporate Restructuring by means of StaRUG and Self-Administration) published by Nomos in 2021.
|Since 2022||Partner, Taylor Wessing|
|2016||Salary Partner, Taylor Wessing|
|Since 2011||Associate, Taylor Wessing|
|2011||Project legal advisor for the 'Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit', Peking|
|2009 – 2010||Legal assistant, large law firm|
|2009||Legal clerkship, European Commission|
|2013||Qualification as specialist lawyer for insolvency law|
|2011||Admitted as a lawyer, Düsseldorf|
|2010||Second state examination, Düsseldorf|
|2010||Doctoral degree on a theme of European law, University of Cologne|
|2007||LL.M., University of the West of England, Bristol|
German Insolvency Law, The International Insolvency Review, 2014, p. 181 – 192
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