Ms Pernille Bigaard > Skau Reipurth & Partnere > Copenhagen, Denmark > Lawyer Profile

Skau Reipurth & Partnere

Work Department

Insolvency and Restructuring


Pernille is one of Denmark’s most experienced insolvency attorneys, and she has assisted in a number of financial restructurings and in the insolvency proceedings against a wide range of large Danish companies including Sterling Airways A/S, Sterling Airlines A/S, Centerplan A/S, Sandgården A/S, O. W. Bunker A/S, Fona A/S, Arnold Busck A/S, ACT Global A/S and REFA Maribo-Sakskøbing Kraftvarmeværk A/S. Pernille is widely recognised by the large international rating agencies as leading in Denmark in Insolvency and Restructuring. Her extensive experience and expertise means that she is often asked to handle the most complex cases in Denmark; for instance as trustee of the estate in bankruptcy of O.W. Bunker, which is the largest bankruptcy in Denmark in recent times.


Partner, Skau Reipurth & Partnere Advokatpartnerselskab (2021–); Partner, Sundgaard Law Firm (2020);
Partner, Plesner Law Firm (1989–2019); Attorney, Plesner Law Firm (formerly O. Bondo Svane Law Firm) (1986–1989); Attorney, Kromann, Nørregaard & Friis (now Kromann Reumert) (1980–1986).


English and the Scandinavian languages


Member of the Association of Danish Insolvency Lawyers, Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Lawyer; ICC FraudNet; III (International Insolvency Institute).


Right to appear before the Supreme Court (1988); Right to appear before the Danish High Courts (1982); Admission to practice law (1980); Master of Laws, University of Copenhagen (1977).