Boris Frederiksen > Poul Schmith > Copenhagen, Denmark > Lawyer Profile

Poul Schmith
Kalvebod Brygge 32
1560 København V
Denmark
Boris Frederiksen photo

Work Department

Boris is a recognised specialist in the area with 28 years’ experience representing public and private clients in some of the most high-profile bankruptcies in the market. His practice includes expertise in all matters relating to insolvency law and protection of creditor interests, including contract administration, negotiating reorganisations, assessment of potential liabilities and managerial responsibility and establishment and management of guarantees and guarantee schemes, and he frequently acts as a trustee.

Position

Partner, Attorney

Career

2017-
Partner-in-charge of Finance and Insolvency

2013
Certified insolvency lawyer

2013-
Chairman of the Executive Committee of Poul Schmith

2009 – 2017
Head of the firm’s group for Insolvency, Poul Schmith

1999
Partner, Poul Schmith

1995
Poul Schmith

1990 – 1995
Advokatfirmaet Kønig, Homann & Christoffersen (later Advokatfirmaet Sandager)

1988 – 1990
Assistant judge

Languages

Danish
English

Memberships

Boris is a board member of the Association of Danish Insolvency Lawyers. He is also a member of the International Bar Association.

Education

1988
Master of law, University of Copenhagen

Lawyer Rankings

Denmark > Insolvency

(Hall of Fame)

Boris FrederiksenPoul Schmith

Poul Schmith‘s sizeable restructuring and insolvency practice group handles a wide range of mandates, regularly assisting with large-scale matters that involve debt collection proceedings and bankruptcy administrations. The group is also adept at handling cross-border insolvencies and multi-jurisdictional asset recovery work. As the Danish government’s key adviser, the firm has extensive experience in the public sector but has been increasingly acting for private sector clients. Practice head Boris Frederiksen handles litigation and is praised for being ‘one of the most impressive lawyers of his generation’. For expertise in asset recovery work, Cathrine Wollenberg Zittan is recommended.