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Gorrissen Federspiel

Restructuring/Insolvency

3 ranked lawyersBand 2DenmarkEurope 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

In-demand firm that advises on out-of-court restructurings and the protection of creditor interests in formal bankruptcies. Has experience acting as trustee in high-profile bankruptcy proceedings. Represents clients from a range of industries including real estate and retail, as well as financial institutions as creditors.

Strengths

A source describes the team as "very solution-oriented and commercial."

Another respondent reports: "The lawyers are insightful and experienced in that kind of process, which gives us confidence in their ability to see the transaction through."

Work highlights

Acted for DYRBERG/KERN as the appointed trustee handling its bankruptcy estate, which involved the transfer of distressed assets.

Notable practitioners

Aarhus-based John Sommer Schmidt acts as bankruptcy trustee as well as restructuring administrator on some of the firm's most high-profile cases.

Morten Hans Jakobsen heads the firm's insolvency practice in Copenhagen and is best known for his work as court-appointed trustee in restructurings and bankruptcies. Clients report that "he is solution-oriented and proactive in handling difficult matters."

Preben Jakobsen assists with a range of insolvency and restructuring cases, being regularly appointed as trustee and administrator. Sources find that "his experience in similar transactions gives him the ability to render strong and reliable advice," further appreciating that "he is positive, responsive and knowledgeable."

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Overview

Gorrissen Federspiel has extensive experience and expertise within all aspects of insolvency law.

We provide advice within all aspects of insolvency and restructuring law and act as restructuring administrators, trustees and liquidators. Our extensive experience and expertise within these areas of the law ensures quick and efficient matter processing focusing on the legal as well as the commercial issues.

Restructuring/Insolvency Department

Gorrissen Federspiel

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Department location

Axel Towers, Axel Torv 2, DK-160

Copenhagen

Hovedstaden

Denmark

1609 Copenhagen V

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Denmark

Restructuring/Insolvency


John Sommer Schmidt
Band 2
Morten Hans Jakobsen
Band 4
Preben Jakobsen
Band 4