Practice Expertise

  • Banking and Finance
  • Corporate Law
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Insolvency Law and Restructuring

Areas of Practice

  • Banking and Finance
  • Corporate Law
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Insolvency Law and Restructuring


Peter Bang has extensive experience in all aspects of dispute resolution and frequently appears before Danish courts dealing with cases involving commercial law disputes in a wide range of areas.

Over the years, Peter has been deeply engaged in insolvency law, partly as a trustee and advisor, but he has also handled a host of court cases, in particular those involving avoidance of transactions and D&O liability.

In 2001, Peter attained a right of audience before the Danish Supreme Court, and he was admitted as a member of the Danish Supreme Court Bar Association in 2003. He is also deeply engaged in arbitration, both as an attorney and as a frequently used arbitrator in Danish and international proceedings.

He is very experienced in litigation related to accountants' and attorneys' professional liability and is also engaged in commercial criminal law and administration of the estates of the deceased.

Peter is a certified arbitrator and a certified litigator.

For years, Peter has also been an external lecturer in the law of evidence on the Master of Laws programme at the University of Copenhagen, and he is the author of a series of articles in the Danish Weekly Law Reports and the professional journals Juristen, Erhvervsjuridisk Tidsskrift etc. and co-author of the annotated Danish Act on Measures to Prevent Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism (The Money Laundering Act) (2020).

As a Colonel of the Royal Danish Airforce, Peter has gained considerable management experience for example, as a squadron leader, and he has completed a range of management training programmes.

Peter has acquired board experience from various public limited companies, and he serves on the board of Juridisk Forening - an association of lawyers in a broad spectrum of practice areas.

  • Spæncom A/S - judgment by the Danish Supreme Court, allowing the client's claim for damages against a bank
  • Fogdal Biler A/S, in bankruptcy - the Danish Supreme Court gave judgment in favour of the client in a case against a leasing company involving avoidance of sale-and-lease-back arrangement
  • Mediabroker A/S - won a case before the Danish Supreme Court involving a claim for avoidance instituted by Dagbladet Dagen A/S in bankruptcy
  • ProCon Solutions A/S - the Danish Supreme Court gave judgment in favour of the client in a case involving the termination of an exclusive distribution agreement
  • Burgess Aviation Group A/S - bankruptcy proceedings
  • eHuset A/S - bankruptcy proceedings
  • Atlas Shipping A/S - bankruptcy proceedings

Bar Admissions
Højesteretsskranken (an association of experienced Supreme Court litigators)

Institut for Selskabsledelse IS24 (an institute acting as a facilitator for a number of executive network groups)

Dansk Forening for Insolvensret (a Danish insolvency law association)

Dansk Forening for Bank- og Finansieringsret (a Danish association for banking and finance law)

Dansk Forening for Voldgift (a Danish arbitration association)

Danske Procedureadvokater (a Danish association of litigators)

Danske Dødsboadvokater (an association of administrators of the estates of deceased persons)

Foreningen af Danske Insolvensadvokater (an association of Danish insolvency lawyers)

2014 Certified litigator
2014 Certified insolvency lawyer
2009 Wing commander (reserves)
2006 Certified arbitrator
2001 Admitted to the Danish Supreme Court
1997-2002 External lecturer, University of Copenhagen
1995 Major (reserves)
1994 Admitted to the bar
1991 Master of Laws, University of Copenhagen
1989 Flight Officer (reserves)
1984 Second Lieutenant (reserves)

Areas of Practice

  • Banking and Finance
  • Corporate Law
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Insolvency Law and Restructuring

Professional Career

Professional Activities and Experience
  • 2015 Expert guides
  • 2013 Chambers Global
  • 2012 Chambers Global
  • 2011 Chambers Europe
  • 2011 Chambers Global


"Voldgiftsaftalers gyldighed overfor konkursboer" (Arbitration agreements validity facing estates in bankruptcy), Erhvervsjuridisk Tidsskrift 2013.337

"Bestyrelsens rolle i forbindelse med insolvens og konkurs" (The Board's role regarding insolvency and bankruptcy) Bestyrelseshåndbogen, 2012.

"Leasingaftaler og ejendomsret" (Leasing agreements and the law of property), Erhvervsjuridisk Tidsskrift 2007.155

"Habilitetskravene til voldgiftsmænd" (Capacity requirements for arbitrators), UfR (Danish weekly law reports) 2000 B.634

"Nogle overvejelser over retsplejelovens § 380, stk. 2" (Thoughts on Section 380(2) of the Danish Administration of Justice Act), UfR (the Danish weekly law reports) 1999 B.444

"Bevisbyrden i transfer pricing sager" (Burden of proof in transfer pricing cases), Skat udland 1999, 59

"Tvangsakkord i konkurs" (Compulsory arrangements with creditors in bankruptcy proceedings), UfR (the Danish weekly law reports) 1999 B.59

"Bevisbyrde og bevisvurdering i civile retssager" (Burden of proof and assessment of evidence in civil actions), Juristen 1998.396

"Partsedition" (Discovery), UfR (the Danish weekly law reports) 1997 B.268

"Insolvency Reforms", International Company and Commercial Review 5/1997

"Modernisation of the Danish Bankruptcy Act", International Insolvency Review 2/1996

"International voldgift i handelsforhold" (International business arbitration), UfR (the Danish weekly law reports) 1995 B.439

"Lovbestemte panterettigheder i fast ejendom" (Statutory mortgages in real property), Fuldmægtigen 1992.149

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