Erik Malberg


About Erik Malberg

Right of audience, The Danish Supreme Court 1982
Admission to practice law 1976
Master of Laws 1972


Erik Malberg advises Danish and foreign businesses on bankruptcy and insolvency law and the representation of creditors. He has acted as trustee of some of the largest bankruptcy estates in Denmark in recent years.

His advice encompasses, matters relating to distressed businesses and all aspects of the administration of bankruptcy estates, including ongoing trading, the negotiation and sale of assets, proceedings for the avoidance of antecedent transactions, the administration of receivables and company charges, etc.

Erik represents a large number of shareholders and creditors, in particular, financial institutions.

Finally, he advises on, and conducts legal proceedings concerning, general business law.

Personal ratings

Chambers and partners

Chambers Europe Rating 2013
- Banking and finance

Erik Malberg is a vastly experienced practitioner with particular expertise in bankruptcy law.

Chambers Europe, Banking and finance

Chambers and partners

Chambers Europe Rating 2017
- Restructuring/Insolvency

Erik Malberg offers expertise as a trustee and has worked on a number of Danish bankruptcy proceedings. He has great experience of administrating the estates of distressed companies. He regularly advises clients from the financial sector.

Chambers Europe, Restructuring/Insolvency


IFLR 1000 Rating 2011
- Restructuring

…  acted for [Danske Bank] alongside Realkredit Danmark in relation to a bankruptcy estate belonging to Toves Galleri, owner of a large mall in the Danish capital. The head of the insolvency Erik Malberg worked on the deal, which will be worth approximately €20 million on completion.

IFLR 1000, Restructuring

Chambers and partners

Chambers Global Rating 2013
- Banking and finance

Erik Malberg is a vastly experienced practitioner with particular expertise in bankruptcy law.

Chambers and Partners Global, Banking and finance

Chambers and partners

Chambers Global Rating 2015
- Restructuring/ Insolvency

Erik Malberg is a "great lawyer - he impresses me every time we work with him." He specialises in bankruptcy issues, particularly asset sales and administration of company charges and receivables.

Chambers and Partners Global, Restructuring/ Insolvency

Bech-Bruun Recommended by Legal500

Legal 500 Rating 2013
- Banking and Finance

Steen Jensen handles regulatory matters and Thomas Thordal Sevelsted advises on aviation finance and debt restructuring. Erik Malberg and Henning Hansen are also recommended, Eric Korre Horten and Eivind Einersen joined from Philip Law Firm.

Legal 500, Banking and Finance

Bech-Bruun Recommended by Legal500

Legal500 Rating 2014
- Insolvency

The ‘highly recommended’ Erik Malberg, Michael Serring, and Ole Borch are appointed receivers at Copenhagen Bankruptcy Court. The team assisted Sparekassen Lolland with various restructurings, culminating in its transfer to Jyske Bank, and advised Israeli creditors on the restructuring of Elro Group. Other clients include FlexaGroup and Carl Wine.

Legal500, Insolvency


  • Member, Maritime and Commercial High Court's Association of Liquidators (faste kuratorer)
  • Board member, Birkholm Planteskole A/S
  • Board member, interREVISION A/S
  • Board of directors (chairman), Toki Ejendomme A/S
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