Mr Henrik Sjørslev > DLA Piper Denmark > Copenhagen, Denmark > Lawyer Profile

DLA Piper Denmark
Oslo Plads 2
DK-2100 Copenhagen

Work Department

Finance, Project & Restructuring


Henrik Sjørslev specialises in insolvency law and restructuring.

Henrik has long-standing hands-on experience and in-depth expertise within insolvency law, including bankruptcy and restructuring proceedings, advice relating to out-of-court turnaround processes, advice on the sale and purchase of distressed enterprises (distressed M&A) and advice to creditors with exposure to insolvent enterprises.

Moreover, Henrik deals with issues of general commercial law, including litigation and arbitration.

Henrik has handled restructurings within all major sectors and has been involved in a vast number of matters with international aspects.

In addition, Henrik is on the list of trustees regularly appointed by the Danish Maritime and Commercial High Court and has been appointed to the panel of insolvency attorneys set up by the Danish Debt Collection Agency within the judicial district of the Maritime and Commercial High Court.


Danish, English


  • InsolEurope
  • The International Bar Association
  • Kuratorforeningen ved Sø- og Handelsretten (the association of trustees appointed by the Danish Maritime and Commercial High Court)
  • Danske Insolvensadvokater (the Association of Danish Insolvency Lawyers)
  • Panel of Insolvency lawyers set up by the Danish Debt Collection Agency 


  • Certified insolvency lawyer, Danske Insolvensadvokater (the association of Danish insolvency lawyers) (2016)
  • Admitted to the Danish Bar (1994)
  • Master of Law, University of Copenhagen (1991)

Lawyer Rankings

Denmark > Insolvency

DLA Piper Denmark has developed a specialist Nordic region restructuring and insolvency group, led by Henrik Sjørslev, that focuses primarily on cross-border financial restructuring mandates. It advises clients on insolvency matters arising out of the real estate and aviation sectors as well as handling issues in the agricultural sector; Trine Hasselbalch focuses on the latter. The group is instructed by financial creditors as well as public sector creditors, suppliers and corporate debtors.