About Lars Lindencrone Petersen

Admission to practice law 1982
Master of Laws 1977

French, German, English

Lars Lindencrone Petersen is responsible for Bech-Bruun's internal compliance.

Lars is also in charge of knowledge work at Bech-Bruun, which includes collecting, structuring and communicating legal information within all areas of expertise in Bech-Bruun.

Owing to his background in the court system, he also advises on dispute resolution.

As a leading insolvency law theorist, he handles a number of tasks in connection with restructuring proceedings and the administration of bankruptcy estates.

Lars has been chairman of several legislative preparatory committees and vice-chairman of the Danish Complaint Board of Banking Services. He also chaired the Commission of Inquiry regarding tax deduction.

He is a lecturer on Bankruptcy Law at the University of Copenhagen and on courses offered by external providers, such as the Danish Bar and Law Society, the Association of Danish Law Firms and FSR – Danish Auditors.

Personal ratings


IFLR1000 Rating 2013
- Restructuring and insolvency

It is worth noting that Lars Lindencrone Petersen has been hired by the board of directors of Max Bank to conduct a legal inquiry into the bank's collapse, which is expected to be concluded in 2012.

IFLR1000, Restructuring and insolvency  

Bech-Bruun Recommended by Legal500

Legal 500 Rating 2013
- Dispute resolution

Jes Anker Mikkelsen heads the practice, which also includes former High Court judge Lars Lindencrone Petersen, ...

Legal 500, Dispute resolution


  • Adjunct Professor, Aarhus University


  • Funktionærret
    5. Edition, Djøf Forlag, (1200 pages), 2016, Book
  • Salaried Employees Law
    4. Edition, Jurist og Økonomforbundets Forlag, 2011, Book
  • European Insolvency Regulations - Denmark
    Thomson Reuters, 2010, Book
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