anders-orskov-melballe

Attorney of the Danish High Courts, partner

Anders Ørskov Melballe

Tel +45 91 55 85 75
ame@skaureipurth.com
Download vCard
Download profile
Linkedin

Anders Ørskov Melballe specialises in restructuring of distressed companies, administration of estates in bankruptcy and dispute resolution.

In this relation, Anders Ørskov Melballe advises a large number of Danish and international companies, including in particular banks, on distressed accounts, restructuring and bankruptcies.

Anders Ørskov Melballe also advises companies as well as creditors on directors’ liability and management liability, avoidance and creditors’ rights, including the possibilities of legal proceedings in this respect.

Anders Ørskov Melballe advises companies on general commercial matters such as company law, contracts and M&S as well as real estate. He has extensive dispute resolution experience, including litigation and arbitration.

Anders Ørskov Melballe has a commercial and solution-oriented approach to cases which he combines with a distinct transaction-based approach to achieve the best possible solution for the client.

Anders Ørskov Melballe speaks English and the Scandinavian languages.

Work experience

2015 –Skau Reipurth Advokatpartnerselskab
2009 – 2014Accura Law Firm
2006 – 2009Olsen-Kludt Law Firm
2005 – 2006C. Falk-Rønne Law Firm

Educational background

2011Right to appear before the Danish High Courts
2008Admission to practise law
2005 Master of Laws, University of Copenhagen

 

Memberships

  • The Association of Foreningen af Danske Insolvensadvokater
  • International Insolvency Institutes Next Generation Program, Class 1
  • Member of the Danish Debt Collection Agency’s select group of attorneys whom the Agency may appoint as trustees

Positions of trust

  • Certified insolvency and restructuring lawyer, the Association of Danish Insolvency Lawyers

Teaching experience

  • Lecturer, Insolvency in practice, JUC
  • Lecturer in directors’ liability and management liability

Ratings

  • IFLR 1000

    IFLR1000

    Highly specialised and accurate in advising professional financial creditors.

  • Chambers Global

    Chambers Global

    Anders Ørskov Melballe is widely praised for his strength in negotiations and noted for his creative approach to restructuring and insolvency mandates.

  • Chambers Europe

    Chambers Europe

    He is very knowledgeable, makes things happen and is very positive, which is what you need in insolvency cases.

  • IFLR 1000

    IFLR1000 (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022)

    Anders Ørskov Melballe is rated ”Highly Regarded” as regards Insolvency and restructuring in Denmark.

    Skau Reipurth are a known primarily for their restructuring and insolvency law team.

    Clients feedback: “Highly specialised and accurate in advising professional financial creditors.”

    They are very flexible and offer good value for money,” says one client. “Within bankruptcy Skau are very strong. They are highly dexterous and have an excellent way of handing cases in a commercially orientated and methodical fashion.

    Outstanding theoretical skills matching the large tier one firms. Top-notch in trouble shooting and understands the situation from a client’s perspective. It’s one of the leaders in the market in reaching solutions.

    We have been very satisfied with the services provided. The legal advice is always of very high quality, to the point and with an excellent understanding of our various businesses. Moreover, we receive a great level of attention and the cases are handled with proper attention to detail and a sense of urgency.

  • Chambers Global

    Chambers Global (2013, 2014, 2015)

    Anders Ørskov Melballe is recommended as regards Insolvency and restructuring in Denmark.

    Anders Ørskov Melballe is widely praised for his strength in negotiations and noted for his creative approach to restructuring and insolvency mandates.

  • Chambers Europe

    Chambers Europe (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022)

    Anders Ørskov Melballe is ranked in Band 4 in Restructuring/Insolvency.

    Anders Ørskov Melballe strikes a good balance between a legal and commercial approach.

    Anders Ørskov Melballe handles loan restructurings and liability issues. He is an experienced litigator and also advises on bankruptcy proceedings.

    Anders Ørskov Melballe has a particular focus on contentious matters relating to management and directors’ liability issues in bankruptcy cases.

    Anders Ørskov Melballe routinely assists financial institutions and their clients with the restructuring of non-performing loans and both restructuring and insolvency proceedings. He has noted experience of acting as a trustee and restructuring officer. Clients say: “He is very knowledgeable, makes things happen and is very positive, which is what you need in insolvency cases.”

    Anders Ørskov Melballe regularly acts for Danish and foreign banks on restructuring non-performing loans and provides advice on both insolvency procedures and restructuring. He is described by one source as “someone I have a lot of respect for, he is very thorough and good at finding solutions. He is the kind of person it is easy to get a good collaboration with.”

    Co-head of department Anders Ørskov Melballe is described by clients as “always very dedicated,” while commentators highlight his “capacity to run complicated cases.” He often acts as trustee in bankruptcy proceedings. “I have a lot of confidence in his ability to understand and execute the game plan,” states another source.

    Clients value the “pragmatic and ad hoc advice that they give,” explaining: “They have the commercial aspects, they understand that we need to do business and find solutions.”

    Anders Ørskov Melballe acts as appointed trustee on several of the firm’s assigned insolvencies. One client says: “He is straight to the point and has in-depth knowledge of the sector.”

    Anders Ørskov Melballe routinely acts as appointed trustee on several of the firm’s assigned insolvencies.

    Head of department Anders Ørskov Melballe routinely acts as appointed trustee on several of the firm’s assigned insolvencies. According to one source, “Anders is known for his skills in relation to cooperation and finding flexible and amicable solutions. He is pleasant to work with and has strong morals and high standards.”

  • The Legal 500

    Legal 500 (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022)

    Anders Ørskov Melballe is recommended as regards Insolvency and Restructuring.

    Skau Reipurth Advokatpartnerselskab’s insolvency team excels at handling restructurings, and also frequently represents creditors in insolvency proceedings. (…) heads the practice, which hired Anders Ørskov Melballe from Accura Advokatpartnerselskab.

    Jointly led by (…) Anders Ørskov Melballe, Skau Reipurth has a particular expertise in the real estate and construction sectors. Clients include Arbejdernes Landsbank, Nykredit and Danske Bank.

    Other work includes fellow practice head Anders Ørskov Melballe acting for Trøjgaard Müller on its bankruptcy, and assisting Jyske Bank as trustee with the bankruptcy of Barbara I Gongini.

    Anders Ørskov Melballe is very skilled and pleasant to work with.

    Anders Melballe is to-the-point and focuses on solutions, rather than complicating things.

    Very skilled and with a good commercial understanding.

    Anders Melballe is a remarkable insolvency practitioner and has great experience.

    SR’s Insolvency and Restructuring Practice is headed by the talented Anders Melballe.

    The team, which assumes the role of a permanent trustee for many clients, includes the ‘razor-sharp’ Anders Ørskov Melballe, who has particular expertise in the restructuring of non-performing loans and creditor rights matters.

    The group handles pre-insolvency restructurings for businesses and owners as well as distressed M&A. Fellow co-head Anders Ørskov Melballe primarily advises banks on the full range of issues, including the restructuring of non-performing loans and creditor rights.

    Anders Melballe has an extraordinary understanding of dealing with complex issues, and his ability to see through complicated issues and navigate this environment is quite striking.

    (…) and Anders Melballe are both very experienced in the insolvency business. They are a strong team.