Mrs Piya Mukherjee > Horten > Copenhagen, Denmark > Lawyer Profile

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Work Department

Insolvency and reorganisation.


Piya Mukherjee is head of Horten’s insolvency and restructuring group. She is specialised in insolvency law and has more than 25 years’ experience in restructuring and winding up of ailing commercial enterprises. Piya advises Danish and foreign creditors with impaired exposures and provides legal advice to corporate management in connection with analysing financial difficulties experienced by commercial enterprises, drafting proposals for restructuring or winding up, carrying through restructuring and advising on directors’ liability.

Piya has many years’ experience in formal insolvency proceedings and often acts as trustee in connection with administration of insolvent estates and as liquidator in connection with compulsory dissolution of companies. She is official trustee with the Bankruptcy Division of the Danish Maritime and Commercial Court.


Certified insolvency attorney by the Association of Danish Insolvency Attorneys, 2013; Partner, Horten, 2007; Right of audience before the High Court, 1990


Scandinavian languages and English.


Vice president, INSOL Europe; Council Member of INSOL Europe; Member of the board of Erling Bernhofts Family Fund; Expert member of Erhvervsankenævnet (the Danish Company Appeals Board); INSOL Europe; International Insolvency Institute; The Danish Trustees and Liquidation Association; Association of Danish Insolvency Attorneys


LL.M., King’s College London, 1992; Master of Laws, the University of Copenhagen, 1987.

Lawyer Rankings

Denmark > Insolvency

(Leading individuals)

Piya MukherjeeHorten

Horten is specialised in the negotiation of financial and operative restructuring proceedings, creditor representation in lawsuits against bankrupt estates and compulsory liquidations. The firm also advises on digitally based debt collection and the collection of claims secured by mortgage in the real estate sector. Clients include banks, investment funds and leasing companies as well as insolvent clients. Piya Mukherjee is the practice head and is experienced in cross-border insolvency proceedings and the handling of IP rights in insolvency.