Local Lounge Hamburg

The Hanseatic City of Hamburg is the third largest city in the German-speaking world and is one of the most important industrial locations in Germany. As a trade, traffic and service centre, the Hanseatic City is of international importance. The Port of Hamburg is one of the largest ports in Europe. Medium-sized and export-oriented companies appreciate the cosmopolitan character of the metropolis on the Elbe.


The lounge offers its guests the space for professional dialogue on current key topics and promotes the personal exchange of best practice at eye level.

Head of Lounge Hamburg

Dr. Sven-Holger Undritz

Sven-Holger Undritz heads the German restructuring and insolvency practice of the international law firm White & Case and is Office Executive Partner in Hamburg. He has extensive experience in advising German and international clients on corporate reorganizations and restructurings, often with an international impact. Since 1998 he has also been regularly appointed as insolvency administrator. As a proven expert, Sven-Holger Undritz writes in the leading trade and business press and regularly participates as a panelist in forums on insolvency and restructuring law.

Furthermore, he advises legislators and ministries on legislative reform projects in the area of insolvency law. Last but not least, Sven-Holger Undritz is a member of various national and international professional associations, including the renowned “Gravenbrucher Kreis”, which brings together Germany’s leading insolvency administrators.


What you can expect in the Lounge Hamburg

The Local Lounge Hamburg takes place on the premises of the Übersee-Club on Hamburg’s Binnenalster. The Übersee-Club stands for the combination of economic and political action and is committed to the promotion of democracy, tolerance and international understanding. In a special ambience, the participants have the opportunity to be inspired by the lectures at the evening events, to make new contacts and to cultivate relationships with colleagues.

You can expect cross-legal lecture evenings in the tension between science, state and economy as well as lively discussions on internationally relevant topics among experts. In exclusive discussion groups, the participants learn the necessary background and analysis to understand complex legal processes and economic interrelations first hand. The Local Lounge Hamburg thus offers an excellent framework for networking, inter-professional exchange of experience and lateral thinking.