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Thomas Thordal Sevelsted

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Thomas Thordal Sevelsted is an expert of finance law

In his career Thomas Thordal Sevelsted has been involved in a wide range of corporate law disciplines, from real estate to restructuring and bankruptcy and now finance law, particularly in connection with business transfers. Today his primary focus is on Danish and international loans, financing of business transfers and large assets such as aircraft, vessels and real estate portfolios. In addition, Thomas advises banks as well as debtors on distressed loans and refinancing. 

Through secondments with Danske Bank A/S and A.P. Møller-Mærsk A/S Thomas has gained in-depth knowledge of the financial sector and the transport and logistics industry. In this connection he has over the past years accumulated considerable expertise in the area of air transport, where he has been involved in many transactions regarding purchase, sale, leasing and financing of aircraft. 

Moreover, Thomas has been posted with a leading German law firm, establishing particular insight into the German market. 

The Team


  • Financing
  • M&A & Corporate Matters
  • Shipping & Logistics
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  • Member, International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Member, Danske Insolvensadvokater

Education and language

  • Admission to practice law
  • Master of Laws
  • English


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Notably strong in the banking, renewable energy, aviation and manufacturing sectors, Bech-Bruun has a track record in asset financing, project financing, and acquisition financing mandates. Often working alongside the firm's other departments, the banking and finance group also handles real estate financing issues, private equity investments, bond work and syndicated loan agreements. A key practitioner is asset finance specialist Thomas Thordal Sevelsted, who regularly advises on complex structures concerning ships, aircraft, rolling stock and real property.

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