Per Buttenschøn

Partner, Attorney, Chairman of the board of directors of DELACOUR Aarhus
Business area
  • Bankruptcy
  • Restructuring
  • Commercial Law / Corporate
Foreign language
  • English
Right of audience
  • Supreme Court, 2007


Per is an established attorney in the area of insolvency law and has an extensive knowledge of and experience with all aspects of insolvency law. Per is the trustee of a number of companies in bankruptcy.

Per specializes in distressed accounts and handles all aspect of this area (restructuring, bankruptcy, compulsory sales, realizing of mortgages and securities, realizing of guarantees and guarantors, etc).

Per advices both private companies and financial institutions on the legal position in cases of bankrupt companies, including restructuring and voluntary arrangements; however, also on the legal position in bankruptcy, especially in cases of avoidance proceedings being required.

The Legal 500 - The Clients Guide to Law Firms

The Legal 500 - The Clients Guide to Law Firms


Per is recommended in the Legal 500, 2018, in the areas of 'Commercial, corporate and M&A' and 'Insolvency':

Commercial, corporate and M&A
"Noted for its ‘extremely high service level’, DELACOUR is particularly active in the Scandinavian market. Recent mandates involved the team assisting Hugo Games with the acquisition of Fuzzy Frog and advising Maj Invest Equity on the purchase of the entire share capital of AClass from Capidea."

"Noted for its ‘extremely high service level’, DELACOUR is experienced in bankruptcy estates, restructurings and debt collection. Flemming Bastholm heads the team, which welcomed Per Buttenschøn from Brockstedt-Kaalund Advokatpartnerselskab."

Per is a certified insolvency attorney.

Board memberships 

Per is on the board of several companies and trusts.



Per acts as an arbitrator in all legal areas.

Per is a certified arbitrator.



The Association of Danish Law Firms (Danske Advokater)
The Association of Danish Bankruptcy Attorneys (Danske Insolvensadvokater)
The Association of Danish Supreme Court Attorneys (Højesteretsskranken)