Adrian Lingens

Senior Associate

Adrian's experience covers restructurings and insolvencies with a cross-border focus acting for distressed companies, financial institutions and investors alike.

He has a special focus on claw back issues arising in course of insolvency proceedings.

Prior to joining the firm, Adrian has worked as an assistant to Professor Dr Christoph G. Paulus, LL.M. (Berkeley) at Humboldt-University, Berlin – one key player in German insolvency law.

Published Work

  • Lingens (2023), "Die Fortführungsvereinbarung in der Insolvenz", Dissertation (Nomos)
  • Lingens, "Die Fortführungsvereinbarung in der Insolvenz" (Kurzzusammenfassung), INDat Report 02/2023, S. 76 f.
  • Prüfer/Sattler/Lingens, "Vorschläge der EU-Kommission für die Harmonisierung der nationalen Insolvenzrechte in der EU", DB 2023, S. 943 ff.
  • Lingens/Palenker, "Interdisziplinärer »Wahnsinn«", INDat Report 7/2015, S. 36 ff.



German, English
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.