Jørgen Hauschildt


About Jørgen Hauschildt

Right of audience, The Danish High Court 1992
Admission to practice law 1988
Master of Laws 1985

English, Norwegian, Swedish

Jørgen Hauschildt has extensive and long-standing experience in all aspects of insolvency law.

He has particular knowledge of company reconstructions, creditor arrangements, the administration of estates in bankruptcy, company floating charges and the representation of creditors.

Jørgen has implemented numerous company restructurings and has acted as the trustee of copious estates in bankruptcy with Danish and foreign activities. He is currently appointed as trustee in approximately 200 estates in bankruptcy.

Furthermore, Jørgen is appointed permanent trustee/liquidator by the Bankruptcy Court in Aarhus.

Personal ratings


IFLR1000 Rating 2013
- Restructuring and insolvency

In an important mandate, Jørgen Hauschildt led a team acting as restructuring administrator for The Containership Company (TCC) which operates between China and Los Angeles. Following an order under US Chapter 15 protection, Denmark was appointed as the venue of foreign proceedings for TCC. The $30 million deal remained pending on going to press.

IFLR1000, Restructuring and insolvency 

Bech-Bruun Recommended by Legal500

Legal 500 Rating 2017
- Shipping and Transport

Clients rate Bech-Bruun as one of the ‘absolute leaders’ in the industry. The ‘excellentJohannes Grove Nielsen and insolvency partner Jørgen Hauschildt advised the Containership Company (TCC) on a number of wet, dry and regulatory shipping matters regarding a maritime insolvency matter involving jurisdictions such as Denmark, New York and China.

Legal 500, Shipping and Transport

Bech-Bruun Recommended by Legal500

Legal500 Rating 2015
- Insolvency and restructuring

Jørgen Hauschildt has been appointed adviser to the Permanent Governmental Board of Bankruptcy

Legal 500, Insolvency and restructuring


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