Anders Ørskov Melballe

Anders Ørskov Melballe
Anders Ørskov Melballe
Advokat (L), partner
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Anders Ørskov Melballe er primært specialiseret i rekonstruktioner af nødlidende virksomheder og konkursbehandling samt almindelig erhvervsret og tvisteløsning.

I den forbindelse rådgiver Anders Ørskov Melballe en lang række danske og udenlandske virksomheder, herunder særligt banker, om nødlidende engagementer, rekonstruktioner og konkurser.

Derudover rådgiver Anders Ørskov Melballe såvel virksomheder som kreditorer omkring bestyrelses- og ledelsesansvar, omstødelse samt kreditorrettigheder, herunder muligheder for gennemførelse af retssager herom.

Anders Ørskov Melballe rådgiver endvidere virksomheder om almindelige erhvervsretlige forhold, herunder bl.a. selskabsret, kontrakter og virksomhedsoverdragelser samt køb og salg af fast ejendom, ligesom han har stor erfaring inden for tvisteløsning, deriblandt anlæggelse af og førelse af rets- og voldgiftssager.

Anders Ørskov Melballe har en kommerciel og løsningsorienteret tilgang til sager, som han kombinerer med en udpræget transaktionsbaseret tilgang med henblik på at opnå den bedste løsning for klienten.

Anders Ørskov Melballe taler engelsk og de skandinaviske sprog.

IFLR1000 (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022)

Anders Ørskov Melballe is rated ”Highly Regarded” as regards Insolvency and restructuring in Denmark. 

Skau Reipurth & Partnere are a known primarily for their restructuring and insolvency law team.

Clients feedback: Highly specialised and accurate in advising professional financial creditors.”

They are very flexible and offer good value for money,” says one client. “Within bankruptcy Skau are very strong. They are highly dexterous and have an excellent way of handing cases in a commercially orientated and methodical fashion.

Outstanding theoretical skills matching the large tier one firms. Top-notch in trouble shooting and understands the situation from a client’s perspective. It’s one of the leaders in the market in reaching solutions.

We have been very satisfied with the services provided. The legal advice is always of very high quality, to the point and with an excellent understanding of our various businesses. Moreover, we receive a great level of attention and the cases are handled with proper attention to detail and a sense of urgency.


Chambers Global (2013, 2014, 2015)

Anders Ørskov Melballe is recommended as regards Insolvency and restructuring in Denmark.

Anders Ørskov Melballe is widely praised for his strength in negotiations and noted for his creative approach to restructuring and insolvency mandates.

Chambers Europe (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021)

Anders Ørskov Melballe is ranked in Band 4 in Restructuring/Insolvency.

Anders Ørskov Melballe strikes a good balance between a legal and commercial approach.

Anders Ørskov Melballe handles loan restructurings and liability issues. He is an experienced litigator and also advises on bankruptcy proceedings.

Anders Ørskov Melballe has a particular focus on contentious matters relating to management and directors’ liability issues in bankruptcy cases.

Anders Ørskov Melballe routinely assists financial institutions and their clients with the restructuring of non-performing loans and both restructuring and insolvency proceedings. He has noted experience of acting as a trustee and restructuring officer. Clients say: “He is very knowledgeable, makes things happen and is very positive, which is what you need in insolvency cases.”

Anders Ørskov Melballe regularly acts for Danish and foreign banks on restructuring non-performing loans and provides advice on both insolvency procedures and restructuring. He is described by one source as “someone I have a lot of respect for, he is very thorough and good at finding solutions. He is the kind of person it is easy to get a good collaboration with.”

Co-head of department Anders Ørskov Melballe is described by clients as “always very dedicated,” while commentators highlight his “capacity to run complicated cases.” He often acts as trustee in bankruptcy proceedings. “I have a lot of confidence in his ability to understand and execute the game plan,” states another source.

Clients value the “pragmatic and ad hoc advice that they give,” explaining: “They have the commercial aspects, they understand that we need to do business and find solutions.”

Anders Ørskov Melballe acts as appointed trustee on several of the firm’s assigned insolvencies. One client says: “He is straight to the point and has in-depth knowledge of the sector.”

Anders Ørskov Melballe routinely acts as appointed trustee on several of the firm’s assigned insolvencies.


Legal 500 (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021)

Anders Ørskov Melballe is recommended as regards Insolvency and Restructuring.

Skau Reipurth & Partnere Advokatpartnerselskab’s insolvency team excels at handling restructurings, and also frequently represents creditors in insolvency proceedings. (…) heads the practice, which hired Anders Ørskov Melballe from Accura Advokatpartnerselskab.

Jointly led by (…) Anders Ørskov Melballe, Skau Reipurth & Partnere has a particular expertise in the real estate and construction sectors. Clients include Arbejdernes Landsbank, Nykredit and Danske Bank.

Other work includes fellow practice head Anders Ørskov Melballe acting for Trøjgaard Müller on its bankruptcy, and assisting Jyske Bank as trustee with the bankruptcy of Barbara I Gongini.

Anders Ørskov Melballe is very skilled and pleasant to work with.

Anders Melballe is to-the-point and focuses on solutions, rather than complicating things.

Very skilled and with a good commercial understanding.

Anders Melballe is a remarkable insolvency practitioner and has great experience.

SR&P’s Insolvency and Restructuring Practice is headed by the talented Anders Melballe.

The team, which assumes the role of a permanent trustee for many clients, includes the ‘razor-sharp’ Anders Ørskov Melballe, who has particular expertise in the restructuring of non-performing loans and creditor rights matters.

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2015 – Skau Reipurth & Partnere Advokatpartnerselskab
2009 – 2014 Accura Advokatpartnerselskab
2006 – 2009 Advokatfirmaet Olsen-Kludt
2005 – 2006 Advokatfirmaet C. Falk-Rønne


2011 Møderet for landsret
2008 Advokat
2005 Cand.jur., Københavns Universitet


  • Foreningen af Danske Insolvensadvokater
  • International Insolvency Institutes Next Generation Program, Class 1
  • Gældsstyrelsens advokatpanel i konkurssager


  • Certificeret Insolvensadvokat, Foreningen af Danske Insolvensadvokater


  • Underviser i Praktisk Insolvensret, JUC
  • Underviser i Bestyrelses- og Ledelsesansvar

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