Malene Eigtved

Attorney at law, Partner,

Areas of Expertise

Dispute Resolution
Insolvency and Restructuring
Probate and Private Law


Malene Eigtved is a certified insolvency lawyer, and handles all aspects within insolvency and restructuring. Regardless of whether Malene Eigtved represents a major financial creditor, renders advice to a company in distress, or acts as the liquidator in an estate in liquidation, it is done with commitment to the client/estate and focus on creating as much value as possible for the client/estate through professionalism and dialogue.

As a licensed administrator with the City Court of Hillerød, Malene Eigtved also deals with the administration of the estates of deceased persons, succession law, and the drafting of wills and prenuptial agreements. Through dialogue and professionalism, Malene Eigtved focuses on considering the various needs and interests that exist in the estates and ensuring that the winding up of an estate will be free of too many disputes and will go as smoothly as possible.

Furthermore, Malene Eigtved advises on conflict management, conducts litigations and renders general advice in relation to commercial law. Malene Eigtved is a certified mediator, and works from a wish to obtain lasting solutions that will result in an intrinsic value for the client. This is obtained through focus on the client’s interests, needs and worries, which is why Malene Eigtved acts as mediator.


“NJORD Law Firm’s expertise covers cross-border and domestic insolvencies and restructurings, and group co-head Malene Eigtved acts for financial creditors and distressed companies in insolvency proceedings. Team co-head Jørgen Erik Frandsen is also a key name for insolvency work.”

Legal 500, 2019



2015-NJORD Law Firm, partner

2008-2014MAQS Law Firm, partner

2006-2008Acting as a High Court Judge in the Danish Eastern High Court

2001-2006Plesner Law Firm, department of Insolvency and Reconstruction

1994-2001Deputy Judge under the Danish Ministry of Justice, later the National Courts Administration


2015Certified mediator

2009Admitted to the High Court of Denmark

1999Admitted to the Danish Bar

1994University of Copenhagen, Master of Law


Danish, Swedish, and English.

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