Søren Aamann Jensen specialises in reorganisation, restructuring and insolvency. He also advises on contract law within a general commercial law context.


Søren has in-depth insight into the diverse interests that need to be aligned with clients’ businesses to achieve the best solutions and create optimal value for all parties involved. His focus on providing high-quality legal advice and maximum value for clients is reflected in all aspects of his assistance, such as the planning of a cost-effective process for renegotiation or discontinuation of contractual relationships regarding financing, reorganisation and restructuring negotiations, the assessment of potentially voidable transactions, or an assessment as to whether damages can be claimed against a company's management or other parties.

Søren is appointed as a permanent trustee in bankruptcy to the Maritime and Commercial Court in Copenhagen, and has led many of Denmark’s largest insolvency matters in recent years.

Legal 500 2020

Insolvency, Leading Individual

Søren Aamann Jensen is recommended as a leading individual within insolvency. 

Chambers Europe 2020

Restructuring/Insolvency, Band 1

Clients say that Søren Aamann Jensen "showed an earnest willingness to understand our business in detail in order to get the best chance of recovery."His expertise covers all aspects of restructuring and insolvency, with a particular focus on court-mandated bankruptcy procedures.

IFLR1000 2020

Restructuring and insolvency, Market leader 

Søren Aamann Jensen is unique, highly skilled, very creative and constructive - a true outstanding lawyer and person.

Legal 500 2019

Insolvency, Leading Individual

Kromann Reumert has notable expertise in insolvencies, restructurings and estate administration matters. In a recent highlight, team head Søren Aamann Jensen advised the Danish Guarantee Fund on an investigation into a bankrupt Danish insurance agent, which sold insurance for a Liechtenstein-based insurance company, which also went bankrupt. 

Chambers Europe 2019

Restructuring/Insolvency, Band 1

Søren Aamann Jensen  is highlighted by commentators as "a top lawyer" who often acts as bankruptcy trustee for companies and individuals. He has considerable experience in insolvency matters involving multiple jurisdictions. His clients are drawn from sectors including insurance.

Chambers Europe 2018

Restructuring/Insolvency

Søren Aamann Jensen is "definitely one of the leaders in the market" according to sources, who note his work on high-profile restructuring and insolvency cases including international and cross-border matters. Numerous interviewees recommend his advice in this area, describing him as "easy to work with and very focused on finding solutions."

Legal 500 2017

Insolvency, Leading Individual

Kromann Reumert’s ‘top’ practice includes co-head Søren Aamann Jensen, who was appointed trustee of Bruuns Bazaar in bankruptcy, which involved assets in Sweden, Norway and the Netherlands.

Chambers Europe 2017

Insolvency & Restructuring

Søren Aamann Jensen co-heads the team from Copenhagen and is praised for his involvement in insolvency cases. He also advises on high-profile restructuring mandates. Clients say: "He is outstanding and has the right level of expertise. You really feel like you are in safe hands with his counselling."

IFLR1000 2017

Leading Lawyer

Søren Aamann Jensen is ranked as a leading lawyer within the fields of Restructuring & Insolvency and M&A. 

Chambers Europe 2016

Insolvency & Restructuring

Søren Aamann Jensen co-leads the team in Copenhagen and is revered for his expertise in insolvency matters. His recent work includes mandates in the real estate and construction sectors. One client says: "If you have one of the largest cases in Denmark, he is the guy to call."

Legal 500 2016

Insolvency

Søren Aamann Jensen is ranked as a leading individual within the field of Insolvency. 

IFLR1000 2015

Leading Lawyer

Søren Aamann Jensen is ranked as a leading lawyer within the fields of Restructuring & Insolvency and M&A.

Legal 500 2015

Insolvency & Restructuring

Søren Aamann Jensen is ranked as a leading individual within the field of Insolvency & Restructuring. 

Chambers Global 2015

Insolvency

Søren Aamann Jensen has "many years of experience; he is proactive and has a good sense for finding commercial solutions," say clients. He is a renowned expert in restruc­turing and is a permanent bankruptcy trustee to the Copenhagen Mari­time and Commercial Court. 

Legal 500 2014

Insolvency

Clients appreciate Kromann Reumert’s ‘direct, precise advice and broad commercial understanding’. Søren Aamann Jensen, who finds ‘straightforward solutions to complex problems’, heads the team in Copenhagen.

Chambers Global 2014

Insolvency & Restructure

Søren Aamann Jensen is a "highly skilled" lawyer, highlighted as a "driving force" behind the firm's restructuring/insolvency practice. He attracts plaudits for his collaborative work style and long-standing experience. He heads the Copenhagen team.

Legal 500 2013

Insolvency

Søren Aamann Jensen advises Duegaarden. Søren is also listed as a leading individual.

Activities
  • Member of the International Bar Association
  • Member of the Association Internationale des Jeunes Avocats
Background
  • Executive Management Programme - INSEAD 2011
  • Appointed as permanent trustee in bankruptcy to the Maritime and Commercial Court in Copenhagen 2009
  • Partner and head of Kromann Reumert's Insolvency and Restructuring group 2003
  • Reumert & Partners (now Kromann Reumert) 1999
  • Kønig, Homann & Christoffersen (now Advokatfirmaet Sandager) 1992-1999
  • Master of Laws (cand. jur.) from Aarhus University 1992
Admission and right of audience
  • Right of audience before the Danish High Court 1996
  • Admitted to practice law 1995
Languages
  • English
  • The Scandinavian languages
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