Denmark > Dispute resolution
Index of tables
- Frank Bøggild – Kromann Reumert
- Torben Bondrop – Plesner
- Oluf Engell – Bruun & Hjejle
- Mogens Gaarden – Bech-Bruun
- Georg Lett – LETT Law Firm P/S
- Søren Lundsgaard – Lundsgaard & Partnere
- Per Magid – Bruun & Hjejle
- René Offersen – LETT Law Firm P/S
- Carsten Pedersen – Bech-Bruun
- Jens Rostock-Jensen – Kromann Reumert
Jeppe Skadhauge, Per Magid and Oluf Engell jointly lead Bruun & Hjejle’s ‘strong, high-quality’ 29-lawyer group. Engell, Karsten Kristoffersen, Olaf Koktvedgaard and recently promoted partner Jakob Lentz successfully represented DONG Energy, setting aside an arbitral award relating to long-term gas supply contracts. Koktvedgaard, Jeppe Skadhauge and Erik Kjær-Hansen are representing TV 2|Danmark in the High Court against Viasat and SBS TV. Ole Spiermann is also recommended, and the team recruited construction litigator Christian Johansen from Horten Law Firm.
Gorrissen Federspiel’s litigation and arbitration group shows ‘high standards and integrity’, and represents clients such as FLSmidth, Vestas and Novo Nordisk. Practice head Henrik Lind and the ‘strong, experienced’ Christian Alsøe are representing Finansiel Stabilitet in a long-running DKK1bn claim against the management and auditors of the former Roskilde Bank. The highly respected Henriette Gernaa is representing Deloitte Denmark in two professional negligence cases before the Supreme Court cases.
‘Brilliant litigator’ Jens Rostock-Jensen heads Kromann Reumert’s dispute resolution practice, and successfully represented Sydbank in the class action brought by the former bankTrelleborg’s minority shareholders, which has now reached the Supreme Court. Henrik Thal Jantzen is representing Vestjydsk Bank in the Supreme Court. This ‘excellent, proactive’ team also features Lars Rosenberg Overby, Jakob Rosing and Frank Bøggild.
LETT Law Firm P/S’s Georg Lett has earned widespread respect – and is the only Danish member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration in Paris. He successfully represented Danica Pension in the Supreme Court recently. René Offersen acts for TDC and DSB, and Henrik Puggaard is representing investors in a class action against a hedge fund. IP expert Carsten Lorentzen and insurance specialists Michael Grønbech and Pernille Sølling are also well-known litigators. Supreme Court litigator Kurt Bardeleben joined from Poul Schmith Law Firm.
Plesner’s litigators ‘consistently prove that they can stay on top of technically complicated matters’. Practice head Torben Bondrop successfully represented SEB Pension in regard to the admissibility of certain evidence pertaining to a controversial insurance fraud case in the High Court. Certified arbitrator Mikael Rosenmejer is representing a Danish hedge fund in a Supreme Court multi-party class action. Frants Dalgaard-Knudsen and qualified mediator Peter Fogh are handling construction disputes for Pihl & Søn. Peter Wengler-Jørgensen, who is chairman of the Danish Arbitration Association, and Peter Schradieck are recommended.
Mogens Gaarden, who wins praise for his ‘empathy and professionalism’, and Jacob Jørgensen joined Bech-Bruun when it merged with Philip Law Firm. Clients of the combined practice include insurers and reinsurers Zurich, AXA, and Codan, as well as large corporates such as A.P. Møller – Mærsk, Energinet.dk and Vestas. Gaarden is also representing two former board members of Roskilde Bank in litigation, and Lars Svenning Andersen is representing 1,100 plaintiffs in a DKK4bn class action against DONG Energy. The ‘thorough, detailed’ Anne Buhl Bjelke successfully represented Nykredit Bank. Jes Anker Mikkelsen heads the practice, which also includes former High Court judge Lars Lindencrone Petersen and construction litigator Carsten Pedersen, who is ‘methodical, meticulous’.
Investment treaty specialist Niels Schiersing heads Horten Law Firm’s team, which also includes Jakob Arrevad and the ‘competent, knowledgeable’ Finn Schwarz. Jens Jakob Bugge handles patent and trade mark litigation for Tivoli. Jacob Møller Dirksen was promoted to the partnership. Former practice head Christian Johansen joined Bruun & Hjejle.
Lassen Ricard’s Peter Lambert and Henrik Schütze handle copyright and media disputes, and successfully represented TV 2|Danmark in a Supreme Court case concerning the content of programme trailers; and DR in a Supreme Court case concerning the use of hidden cameras.
David Rubin and Hanne Weywardt head MAQS Law Firm’s 14-lawyer team, which provides ‘excellent service and value for money’. Weywardt is representing LaCrosse Footwear, Inc. Europe in the High Court. Kåre Wanscher, who provides ‘invaluable guidance and support’, successfully represented Ecobaby, manufacturer of the Natursutten pacifier, in a case against Danish newspaper Søndagsavisen. Thomas Ryhl successfully represented The Legal Service of the European Commission against the Kingdom of Denmark in a case concerning agricultural subsidies.
At Mazanti-Andersen, Korsø Jensen & Partnere, J Kørso Jensen represents clients such as Finansiel Stabilitet in Danish and international arbitrations. Jørgen Kjældgaard and Anne Almose Røpke handled DKK1bn-plus liability claims relating to the EBH Bank bankruptcy. Philip Thorsen represents manufacturers, insurers and municipalities.
Top litigation firm Poul Schmith Law Firm works almost exclusively as Danish state prosecutor.
Viltoft’s Michael Gjedde-Nielsen is representing Metroselskabet in a €400m construction arbitration. Gjedde-Nielsen and Steen Hellmann are representing Nukissiorfiit, Greenland’s energy supplier, against EnergiKonsortiet in an arbitration concerning a hydropower plant.
Viborg-based Peter Henrik Würtz heads DAHL Advokatfirma’s team, which is advising various Danish and foreign insurers, notably TopDanmark.
Danders & More’s practice head Dan Terkildsen represents a group of investors alleging misrepresentation by Capinordic Bank. He is advising clients of FIH Erhvervsbank on disputes relating to real estate loans and is co-arbitrator in a multi-jurisdictional ICC arbitration.
Elmann Law Firm is the product of the merger between Abel & Skovgård Larsen Advokatfirma’s Copenhagen office and LOGOS. The ‘professional, swift and competent’ Kasper Westberg represented K/S Københavns City Parkeringsselskab in a DKK50m real estate dispute. Søren Narv Pedersen successfully represented Griffin V Berlin in bankruptcy in claims against a law firm. Finn Jepsen heads the team.
Focus Advokater (LLP)’s Michael Clemmensen and the Danish and German-qualified Jacob von Gehren handled a complex matter in the ICC International Court of Arbitration in Frankfurt.
Johan Schlüter Law Firm’s dispute resolution group supports colleagues in the IP and media practices. Johan Schlüter successfully represented Danish rights holders, winning a Supreme Court judgement requiring Telenor to block its customers’ access to The Pirate Bay. Allan Lund Christensen handles cable disputes for TDC.
At Lund Elmer Sandager, Morten Schwartz Nielsen’s clients include DONG Energy Sales & Distribution, Siemens Financial Services, Nykredit Leasing, and Ricoh Denmark.
At litigation boutique Lundsgaard & Partnere, Søren Lundsgaard and Lotte Noer are defending insurers against the bankruptcy estate of IT Factory. Lundsgaard is leading the representation of Fonden for bankTrelleborg in Denmark’s first class action.
Nielsen Nørager’s Eigil Lego Andersen successfully represented minority shareholders of the former bankTrelleborg in Denmark’s first class action. Commercial disputes expert Jan Presfeldt and insurance specialist Michael Wiisbye are Supreme Court advocates.
Mariann Norrbom heads the team at employment boutique Norrbom Vinding. Jørgen Vinding achieved a Supreme Court victory concerning the privatisation of public sector employees, Christian Clasen won a Supreme Court case for Energinet.dk in the Supreme Court, and Yvonne Frederiksen successfully represented Arla Foods in a High Court case regarding age discrimination.
Stampe, Haume & Hasselriis Advokater specialises in professional liability insurance; real estate matters, including property damage; industrial injuries; product liability; and breach of contracts.
Advokatfirmaet Tommy V Christiansen’s Tommy V Christiansen is a well-known tax litigator. Leo Jantzen handles insurance cases.