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Law firms faces USD 182 million claim from OW Bunker estate

A Danish bankruptcy court has hired high-profile lawyer Boris Frederiksen from the office of the Kammeradvokat, which works as the legal counsel to the Danish government, to investigate an unusual case regarding a missed claim equivalent to USD 182 million.

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A thus far relatively unknown battle between bankruptcy attorneys has been taking place behind the scenes of the aftermath from the OW Bunker collapse.

The conflict could wind up costing one of Denmark's largest law firms, Gorrissen Federspiel, a compensation claim of USD 182 million or more than one billion Danish kroner, shows a report sent to OW Bunker's creditors, to which Finans has obtained the right of access.

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