Wirtschaftskanzlei Graf von Westphalen

Dr Wolfram Desch, LL.M.

Lawyer, Accredited Specialist in Insolvency and Reorganisation Law

Dr Wolfram Desch advises his clients comprehensively in the areas of restructuring and insolvency as well as directors' and officers' liability and professional liability (including coverage law issues).

Dr Desch heads the Restructuring and Insolvency Practice Group at GvW Graf von Westphalen. He advises companies in distressed situations on the design and implementation of out-of-court reorganizations or the preparation and implementation of insolvency proceedings. He also represents creditors in asserting their interests in crisis scenarios and in insolvency. He has particular expertise in the area of insolvency litigation (avoidance in insolvency, etc.).

In addition, Dr Desch has a second focus of practice in the area of complex directors' and officers' liability and professional liability cases. He regularly represents managers (defense counsel) and well-known D&O insurers (coverage counsel) in defending, in particular, corporate and insolvency law directors' and officers' liability claims and has handled several hundred cases in this respect. In this context, he also advises on all coverage law issues. In the area of professional liability, Mr. Desch defends insolvency administrators, tax advisors, auditors and management consultants. Dr Desch is co-head of the focus area insurance.



GvW Graf von Westphalen
Nymphenburger Straße 64
80335 Munich

Focus Areas


Studied in Berlin und Sydney


Lecturer at the 'Sparkassenakademie Bayern'
Lecturer at the 'Rheinische Fachhochschule Köln' (Master Liability Risk & Insurance - PI/D&O/Cyber)


ARGE Insolvency Law and Reorganisation of the German Bar Association
ARGE Insurance Law of the German Bar Association
Society for Restructuring TMA Germany e.V.
German Society for Financial Damage Liability
DAAD Circle of Friends


German, English, French