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Jørgen Hauschildt

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Jørgen Hauschildt specialises in insolvency

Jørgen Hauschildt is highly specialised in all aspects of insolvency law.  His long-term experience has resulted in particular knowledge of restructuring, credit arrangements, composition, bankruptcy proceedings, company charges and creditor representation. 

Jørgen's focused and direct manner makes him a sought-after trustee in bankruptcy, and he has acted as the trustee/restructuring administrator of more than 2000 bankruptcy estates and restructuring proceedings, involving both Danish and non-Danish activities.  

The international focus is also in play when Jørgen performs as a member of Bech-Bruun's Cross-Border Insolvency Shipping Team. He has, for example, rendered advice to shipowners on Danish restructuring rules and their interaction with non-Danish legal systems in connection with restructurings in Denmark and abroad.   

Jørgen has received international recognition in this respect.

Jørgen has been appointed permanent trustee/liquidator by the Bankruptcy Court of Aarhus.

 

The Team

Insolvency & Restructuring

  • Insolvency & Restructuring
  • Financial Analyses
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Engagements

  • Member, Foreningen af Danske Insolvensadvokater
  • Board of directors (chairman), 59'er Designer, Varde A/S
  • Board of directors, A/S Superdome - Kolding
  • Board of directors (chairman), Sct. Jacobi A/S

Education and language

  • Right of audience, The Danish High Court
  • Admission to practice law
  • Master of Laws
  • English
  • Norwegian
  • Swedish

Ratings

Interviewees praise Jørgen Hauschildt for being "very available and responsive," adding: "He listens to our concerns and is great at solving problems in a way that suits our business." He advised Mølbro on the sale of the company out of bankruptcy to Thyregod and Bodal Holding.

Chambers Europe, Restructuring/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 

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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