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Anders Hoffmann
Anders Hoffmann
Attorney of the Danish High Courts, Partner
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Background and Languages

Anders Hoffmann has specialized in reorganization and restructuring of businesses with financial difficulties and insolvency law.

For more than 16 years Anders Hoffmann has handled a significant number of bankrupt estates and consequently has vast experience in acting as trustee. Furthermore, Anders Hoffmann has executed compositions, handled compulsory liquidations of public limited companies and handled cases of avoidance in bankruptcy.

In addition thereto, Anders Hoffmann advises small and middle-sized companies and businesses on contract law, general commercial law matters and financial matters.

Anders Hoffmann lectured in 2010 – 2018 on insolvency law at Jurainstituttet ApS (former Advokatsekretærernes Uddannelsescenter). From 2008 to 2010 he lectured on Property Law III (Enforcement Proceedings) at University of Copenhagen.

Anders Hoffmann speaks English and the Scandinavian languages.

Ratings

Chambers Europe (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)

Anders Hoffmann is ranked in Band 2 in Restructuring/Insolvency.

Anders Hoffmann is “commercially oriented with a no-nonsense approach,” according to clients. 

Anders Hoffmann has considerable experience in insolvency and restructuring matters, including compulsory liquidations and contentious matters. Clients say: “He looks for solutions and constantly seeks opportunities in difficult situations.”

Anders Hoffmann Kønigsfeldt has a broad practice that includes compulsory liquidations, litigation and restructuring proceedings. He has a proven track record of acting as a trustee, as he did for Danske Bank in the Northern Beauty Company bankruptcy.

An experienced bankruptcy trustee, Anders Hoffmann Kønigsfeldt garners praise for his efficiency. One client explains that “he is focused on the solutions: if I tell him what I want to achieve he will find a way to do it.” Another adds that “he is always very serious about every case we entrust to him, and I know I will be comfortable with the outcome.” In addition to trustee appointments, he also acts on reconstruction cases and represents estates and creditors in litigation.

Anders Hoffmann Kønigsfeldt co-heads the firm’s restructuring and insolvency team. Clients praise him as “really practical and straight to the point,” noting: “He is clear in his recommendations.”Other sources highlight “his excellent understanding of the client’s perspective.”  He is best known for his work on behalf of Danish banks in debt restructuring mandates.

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Legal 500 (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)

Anders Hoffmann is recommended as regards Insolvency and Restructuring.

The team is described as working ‘competently and efficiently’ and Anders Hoffmann is described as a ‘solution-oriented’ attorney.

Skau Reipurth & Partnere Advokatpartnerselskab’s insolvency team excels at handling restructurings, and also frequently represents creditors in insolvency proceedings. Anders Hoffmann heads the practice.

“Jointly led by Anders Hoffmann and 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.”

“Skau Reipurth & Partnere’s ‘very good’ practice has extensive experience representing clients in construction disputes, contract negotiations and real estate transactions. ‘Sharp’ group co-head Peter Dianati and Anders Hoffmann assisted GVL Entreprise with a number of project development matters.”

“Skau Reipurth & Partnere’s team is ‘strong in mid-sized cases’ and ‘always very committed’. Led by ‘highly respected’ Anders Hoffmann, the team represents creditors in insolvency proceedings and handles distressed M&A and restructurings.”

“Recent highlights for team co-head Anders Hoffmann include assisting Danske Bank as trustee with the bankruptcy of Gravity4, and advising Arbejdernes Landsbank on its mandatory sale of properties owned by housing cooperatives.”

Furthermore, Anders Hoffmann has contributed to a guide in Legal 500’s Comparative Guides 2018 concerning restructuring and insolvency.

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IFLR1000 (2018, 2019)

Anders Hoffmann is rated “Highly Regarded” as regards Restructuring and Insolvency.

“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.”

The Association of Danish Insolvency Lawyers

Anders Hoffmann is a certified insolvency and restructuring lawyer.

Work Experience and Educational Background

Work Experience

2012 – Skau Reipurth & Partnere Advokatpartnerselskab
2005 – 2012 Plesner Law Firm
2002 – 2005 Philip & Partners Law Firm

Educational Background

2010 Right to appear before the Danish High Courts
2005 Admission to practice law
2002 Master of Laws, University of Copenhagen

Memberships, Positions of Trust and Teaching Experience

Memberships

  • The Association of Danish Insolvency Lawyers
  • Member of The Danish Debt Collection Agency’s select group of attorneys who the Agency may appoint as trustees

Positions of Trust

  • The Association of Danish Insolvency Lawyers, Deputy chairman
  • Sv. Michelsen Chokolade A/S, Member of Board
  • Certified insolvency and restructuring lawyer, The Association of Danish Insolvency Lawyers
  • Jurainstituttet ApS, Member of Board

Teaching Experience

2010 – 2018 Lecturer, Insolvency Law, Jurainstituttet ApS (former Advokatsekretærernes Uddannelsescenter)

2008 – 2010 Lecturer, Property Law III, Enforcement Proceedings, University of Copenhagen

Publications

Contribution to Legal 500’s Comparative Guides 2019 (restructuring and insolvency). Read the guide here.

Contribution to Legal 500’s Comparative Guides 2018 (restructuring and insolvency)