Bernhard Schatz specialises in insolvency law, corporate law, leasing contract law and corporate restructuring.

As insolvency administrator, Bernhard looks after companies in a wide variety of sectors, such as construction and ancillary building trades, metal processing, medical products trade, trade, gastronomy, associations…

His mandates include:

  • Numerous debtor representations in various industries
  • Assistance in out-of-court corporate restructuring to avoid insolvency
  • Ongoing advice and representation of several banks and credit institutions in connection with non-performing obligations of domestic and foreign clients
  • Representation of domestic and foreign companies in insolvency-specific court proceedings, e.g. in questions of refunding deposits or contesting insolvency proceedings
  • Enforcement of claims for segregation and separation of creditors in various insolvency proceedings


  • Lower Austrian Bar Association
  • ReTurn Forum for Restructuring and Turnaround Management

Teaching activities and lectures
Bernhard regularly gives lectures at the Insolvenzforum Kufstein or at client seminars.

Education and professional background
Bernhard completed his law studies in Vienna and has been an independent lawyer specialising in insolvency law and corporate restructuring since 1997. He has been a partner at bpv Huegel since 2006.

German, English