Jacob Pehrson primarily advises on insolvency and finance law and is head of Horten’s insolvency and finance team in Copenhagen. Jacob is specialised within credit granting to consumers and traders, and he advises professional lenders on the legal aspects of independent loans and financing of chattels, including leasing and credit agreements.
Jacob has wide experience in regulation of credit and leasing agreements, marketing of those agreements and subsequent collection, and he assists a large number of traders with debt collection. Jacob also advises on disputes with the Consumer Ombudsman and other supervisory authorities within credit and marketing law.
In addition, Jacob conducts litigation - especially on major claims against banks, and he has special expertise within guarantee, time-barring, interest, good business practices for financial undertakings, etc. Jacob also has wide experience in collection of public claims such as property tax and claims from municipally owned utility companies. Jacob is the daily head of Horten's forced sale team and therefore conducts a large number of forced sales of land, both on behalf of public creditors as well as banks and mortgage-credit institutions.
Finally, Jacob has several years' experience administering bankruptcy estates and acts as trustee appointed by the bankruptcy divisions, including as a member of the Danish Debt Collection Agency’s panel of lawyers.