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Department: Restructuring and Insolvency
Head of Department: Henrik Selchau Poulsen
No. of employees in department: 10

Our department is headed by Henrik Selchau Poulsen, one of the leading practitioners of insolvency in the Danish market. It also consists of 6 other qualified lawyers.

We have built a strong track record in the insolvency market in Denmark as a go-to-firm for complex high-end insolvency issues. We advise on some of the largest and most high-profile restructuring and insolvency cases and handle a vast majority of cases from different industries.

We work closely together with creditors, owners and other parties involved to ensure a very commercial approach. We are highly responsive and have a good understanding of the sensitivity associated with many insolvency matters often also involving a multitude of stakeholders.

We act as legal adviser on matters such as:

  • Representation of creditors
  • Representation of BoD and management
  • In and out of court restructuring, often engaged by banks
  • Trustee in bankruptcy estates
  • Dispute resolution, e.g. D&O liability, avoidance, examination of claims, etc.

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What the team is known for

Bruun & Hjejle is a highly active practice covering a range of complex restructuring and insolvency issues. The law firm is experienced acting as administrator in high-profile bankruptcy cases, across a broad range of sectors. The legal team assists with proceedings against former managers relating to allegations of fraud, alongside regular activity on transactions involving the sale of distressed real estate companies and assets. The department acts for several of the largest Danish banks as creditors on domestic insolvencies as well as abroad.

Work Highlights

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  • Acted as administrator in the bankruptcy proceedings of Hesalight.

Notable Practitioners

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Henrik Selchau Poulsen is a market-leading lawyer who handles significant bankruptcies in Denmark, and is often appointed as administrator. He is also frequently involved in related litigation. Clients describe him as "experienced, responsive and good at analysing the situation at hand."

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Henrik Selchau Poulsen

Head of Department