Michael Serring


About Michael Serring

Right of audience, The Danish Supreme Court 1992
Admission to practice law 1987
Master of Laws 1984


Michael Serring specialises in insolvency law and advises, among others, banks on the management of complex and distressed securities.

Michael's particular niche is advising on limited partnerships, including matters relating to limited partners and the limited partnerships' lenders.

He has substantial experience with debt collection, including the uncovering of mislaid assets and is currently, or has been, trustee of more than one thousand estates in bankruptcy.

Michael has conducted numerous cases before the ordinary Danish courts and the Danish bankruptcy courts, including many pioneering cases on insolvency matters, and cases on management responsibility. He is, moreover, a seasoned lecturer.

Personal ratings

Chambers and partners

Chambers Europe Rating 2018
- Restructuring/Insolvency

Michael Serring gains recognition for his strength in court disputes relating to insolvency and restructuring. Clients highlight that "he knows and remembers all the details of a case without losing the big picture. You feel like you are in good hands with him - he is an outstanding lawyer." Others rate his "huge intellectual capacity" and add that "he can understand complex business models and the more political aspects of cases."

Chambers and Partners Europe, Restructuring/Insolvency

Chambers and partners

Chambers Global Rating 2015
- Restructuring/Insolvency

Michael Serring specialises in insolvency matters, focusing primarily on debt collection, distressed securities and litigation. He has particular expertise in advising on limited partnerships.

Chambers and Partners Global, Restructuring/Insolvency


IFLR1000 Rating 2013
- Restructuring and insolvency

The firm also continues to work on a number of avoidance claims. In one such case Michael Serring's advice to Bristen Group resulted in a Danish court ruling preventing banks from considering payments from anyone other than a debtor as third party payment.

IFLR1000, Restructuring and insolvency

Bech-Bruun Recommended by Legal500

Legal500 Rating 2014
- Insolvency

Bech-Bruun’s ‘top’ insolvency and restructuring team handles the full array of matters, including business restructurings, debt restructurings, acquisition of distressed assets, and insolvencies. A recent highlight was advising Nordex Group on the acquisition and restructuring of distressed SSP Technology. Michael Serring is praised for his ‘dedication’ and ‘comprehension’.

Legal 500, Insolvency


  • Member, International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Medlem, Insol


  • Directors Liabilities in Case of Insolvency - (chapter on Danish Law)
    Kluwer, 1999, Book
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