Dr. Hauke Rittscher
Hauke Rittscher specialises in maritime finance, restructuring, corporate and mergers & acquisitions.
He advises banks as well as investment funds and shipping companies on ship financing, including bilateral and syndicated loans, restructuring and insolvency issues. A further focus of his practice is advising clients on corporate law in connection with share and company transfers as well as corporate restructurings. Hauke Rittscher has many years of experience in national and international M&A transactions.
Cash-Management-Systeme in der Insolvenz
Schriften zum Insolvenzrecht Bd. 14, Nomos Verlag, Baden-Baden, 2007
Cash Pooling in Crisis and Insolvency
(in cooperation with Dr. Torsten Göcke)
in: German Journal for Economic and Insolvency Law, 355-360, 2012
Hauke Rittscher holds various lectures, workshops and seminars for clients on selected legal topics. He is a lecturer at the HSBA – Hamburg School of Business Administration and teaches on aspects of “Maritime Law” for the part-time course Shipping (MBA).
Lecture on “Overview and Characteristics of the German Ship Finance Market” at the conference “Into the Bright Blue Yonder – Current Challenges in Ship and Aviation Financing”, organized by AIJA, on 30 September 2016 in Oslo.
The Legal 500 Germany
“Leading name” in the field of ship finance
JUVE Handbuch 2022/2023
“Very experienced and assertive, always clearly client-centred, honest and clear in his options.”
“Often recommended lawyer”
The Legal 500 Germany 2022
“Working with Hendrik Brauns and Hauke Rittscher. Both have extensive expertise in the field of maritime finance and reliably deliver very good results without exceeding the budget. The colleagues work proactively and provide unasked suggestions for solutions in case of emerging problems or changes on a structural level. Both colleagues also have a very good understanding of the needs and, where applicable, the special features of the clients. At the same time, the cooperation is also very pleasant and uncomplicated on a personal level.”