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

Poul Schmith
VESTER FARIMAGSGADE 23
1606 COPENHAGEN V
Denmark
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Work Department

Boris Frederiksen is a partner at Poul Schmith and head of the firm’s finance, insolvency and restructuring department. He represents both public and private clients in all matters relating to insolvency law. He has extensive experience with the protection of creditor interests and all aspects related thereto including administration of contracts, reorganisation negotiations, assessment of possible liability to pay damages/managerial liability, as well as establishment and management of guarantees and guarantee schemes. Moreover, as a trustee, he has participated in a large number of bankruptcy proceedings where his clients have had significant interests, including a large number of major bankruptcy proceedings in the Danish financial sector, a large number of major bankruptcies in the Danish commercial property sector and high profiled bankruptcies related to VAT fraud and other types of fraud.

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 advises on debt collection proceedings, bankruptcy administration and debt restructuring. The firm also negotiates standstill agreements and advises on distressed M&A. Boris Frederiksen is the practice head and has experience in advising both public and private sector clients on the protection of creditor interests via the administration of contracts, corporate reorganisation and the establishment of guarantee schemes. The firm also represents in contentious insolvency proceedings arising from bankruptcies related to fraud.