Poul Schmith

Restructuring/Insolvency Department

Denmark
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Overview

  • Kammeradvokaten/Poul Schmith has one of the largest restructuring and insolvency departments in the country, with 68 practitioners dedicated to this practice area. The firm has impressive expertise covering all aspects of restructuring and insolvency law. The team regularly assists with large scale matters involving complicated debt collection proceedings, bankruptcy administration, debt restructuring, restructuring pursuant to inter creditor/stand still agreements; and court proceedings concerning insolvency, tort law, finance law and M&A.​
  • Kammeradvokaten/Poul Schmith is well-known in the Danish market as a trusted advisor to the state on high-profile matters involving bankruptcy and debt collection. In addition to this, the firm has continued to broaden the scope of its practice, and increasingly acts for other public clients, financial institutions and clients from the private sector.
  • Kammeradvokaten/Poul Schmith advises on many of the largest and most high-profile cases in the market, for example, the firm represented IT Factory A/S under bankruptcy in its approx. DKK1 billion law suit against the company’s former management and former accounting firm. The case was settled in 2016 resulting in a payment of DKK333 million to the bankruptcy estate.
  • The firm’s 68-strong finance, restructuring and insolvency practice is headed by highly experienced partner Boris Frederiksen.