Dr Sebastian Zeeck > Oppenhoff > Hamburg, Germany > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Insolvency and Restructuring - Corporate Law - Mergers & Acquisitions 


Sebsastian Zeeck is a partner at Oppenhoff. He provides comprehensive advice in the areas of restructuring and insolvency as well as corporate law, and he combines both areas. He specialises in restructuring and advising in times of crisis and insolvency on the one hand, and on complex corporate transactions and disputes on the other. His clients are companies and entrepreneurs as well as insolvency administrators.


Sebastian Zeeck has been a partner at Oppenhoff since 2021.Before joining Oppenhoff, he was a partner in a major international law firm for many years. Prior to that, Sebastian Zeeck was deputy head of the staff law department of a large, internationally renowned trading group and therefore has additional experience as an in-house counsel.He has passed examinations in insolvency law, commercial and corporate law, and tax law. For many years, he was a lecturer in the course element “International Insolvency Law” of the German Lawyers’ Institute DAI. He is also a certified consultant for restructuring.


German, English, French


He studied law in Hamburg, Munich, Münster and Cambridge (UK) and wrote his dissertation on international avoidance law in insolvency under Prof. Dr. Dres. h.c. mult. Ulrich Drobnig, M.C.L. (Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law) in Hamburg. He also holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Taxation.

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Deutschland > Private Clients und Nonprofits > Private Clients und Nonprofits

Unternehmer, Inhaberfamilien und vermögende Privatpersonen mandatieren Oppenhoff regelmäßig in Fragen zur Unternehmens- und Vermögensnachfolge sowie zum Gesellschafts-, Steuer-, Gemeinnützigkeits- und Stiftungsrecht und agieren hierbei regelmäßig praxisübergreifend. Axel Wenzel leitet das Team, das Eversheds Sutherland im Februar 2021 Sebastian Zeeck (Handels-, Gesellschafts-, Insolvenz- und Steuerrecht) abgewinnen konnte. Gregor Seikel ist ein weiterer zentraler Kontakt für diverse Nachfolgethemen und familiäre Konflikte.

Germany > Private clients and non-profits

Entrepreneurs, owner families and wealthy private individuals regularly instruct Oppenhoff to assist with corporate and asset succession as well as corporate, tax, non-profit and foundation issues and regularly acts across practices. Axel Wenzel heads the team which also includes Sebastian  Zeeck (commercial, corporate, insolvency and tax law), who joined from Eversheds Sutherland in February 2021. Gregor Seikel is another key contact for various succession issues and family conflicts.