Robert Peldán

Partner / Helsinki

About Robert

Robert advises our clients on restructuring & insolvency, and dispute resolution related matters. Robert is a well-trusted expert who is regularly appointed to act as the court-appointed administrator in both bankruptcy and corporate restructuring proceedings.

Robert has substantial experience in advising companies, creditors, lenders, investors, and other stakeholders on a variety of insolvency proceedings, distressed situations, workouts, and complex restructuring matters. He has also assisted both creditors and distressed companies in dozens of voluntary restructurings.

In addition to his expertise in restructuring and insolvency matters, Robert advises our clients on company law and corporate governance issues and has substantial experience in the voluntary liquidation of companies, having liquidated over 100 companies. He has participated in various company-law-related disputes regarding e.g. management liability and the unlawful distribution of assets. Robert has also assisted our clients in several disputes relating to recovery actions, debt collection, the enforcement of pledges, and criminal proceedings.

Robert’s expertise is globally recognised, and he was named the first Rising Star Lawyer of the Year for Finland at the prestigious IFLR Europe Awards 2021.

In addition to his law degree from the University of Helsinki, Robert has received a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Aalto University with a special focus on Applied Finances and Accounting.

Robert heads the firm’s Restructuring & Insolvency team.


Chambers Europe

  • Restructuring & Insolvency

Chambers Europe
“Great combination of in-depth legal advice and commercial awareness.”
“Very pleasant to work with.”
“He is pragmatic and has great knowledge in all areas of insolvency law.”
“Very dynamic and has good communication skills.”


  • Restructuring and insolvency


“Good communication skills, easily accessible.“
“He is a very good communicator and cost-efficient.”
“He has recently handled several complicated bankruptcy cases with great skill. He is a good communicator and able to provide clear legal solutions.”
“Strategically excellent and good communication.”
“Very friendly and hands-on problem-solving attitude, at the same time as being super-professional, structured and clear.”


  • Rising Star of the Year 2021

“Cited for his outstanding work over the course of 2020, Robert worked the Stockmann restructuring and acted as the bankruptcy estate administrator of Enevo and Norwegian ASA’s Finnish entities during their respective bankruptcy proceedings.”

  • IFLR Expert Guides: Rising Star
    • Restructuring & Insolvency

Best Lawyers

  • Insolvency and Restructuring Law
  • Restructuring and Insolvency – Thought Leader

“A really excellent insolvency lawyer.”


  • Partner, Borenius, 2021–
  • Counsel, Borenius, 2016–2021
  • Senior Associate, Krogerus, 2011–2016
  • Associate, Krogerus, 2007–2011
  • Senior Trainee, Borenius, 2007


  • Master of Business Administration, Aalto University Executive Education, 2014
  • Finnish Bar Admission, 2011
  • Court training, 2010, District Court of Espoo, Finland
  • Master of Laws, 2007, University of Helsinki, Finland
  • Studies at Universidad CEU Cardenal Herrera, Valencia, Spain, 2005–2006


  • Finnish, Swedish, English, Spanish