Boris Frederiksen

Poul Schmith - Denmark

Partner, Attorney

Copenhagen and Aarhus

+45 25 10 05 46

Market leader


Bar admissions:




Practice areas:

Restructuring and insolvency

Highly experienced head of the the largest restructuring and insolvency practice group in Denmark. Has participated in a high number of the most complicated bankruptcies in the country with significant interests involved. This includes a number of major bankruptcies in the Danish financial and commercial property sectors – many of them involving his strong international network.

  • Advised the Danish Ministry of Taxation on matters relating to the legality of public debt enforcement. This work involves assessment of whether claims for several billion Danish kroner has expired or not; and assistance in designing the rules of a new automated debt collection system that is to be used by the Danish tax authorities.  
  • Assisted with the bankruptcy administration of the Danish law firm Johan Schlüter.
  • Continued advise on the bankruptcy administration of a number of Danish banks (Capinordic Bank, Amagerbanken, Fjordbank Mors, Max Bank, Tønder Bank.)
  • Advised to the Danish Tax authorities in the case concerning fraud with Dividend withholding tax for DKK 12.7 billion.
  • Advised on the bankruptcy administration of Alpha Insurance A/S a Danish insurance company with activities in more than 25 different countries and a balance sheet with assets in excess of DKK 2 billion.

  • Banking
  • Financial restructuring
  • M&A
  • Restructuring and insolvency

  • Banking
  • Financial services
  • Government and public policy
  • Insurance
  • Real estate

Denmark, 1991

  • Danish Bar Association
  • The International Bar Association (IBA)

Master of law, University of Copenhagen 1988