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Bech-Bruun’s energy and climate group wins praise for its ‘strong industry knowledge and high-quality advice’, and recently advised Energinet.dk on its DKK5.7bn acquisition of ten electricity companies. Per Hemmer heads the practice, which includes former Philip Law Firm partners Jesper Rothe, Jakob Kristensen and Thomas Frøbert. Johan Weihe is advising Amagerforbrænding on a DKK4bn waste-to-energy plant in Copenhagen. Clients include many major energy companies, among them E.ON Vind Sverige, E.ON Danmark and Vattenfall.
Bruun & Hjejle advises on oil and gas and energy matters, including electricity, hydropower and renewables. Henning Aasmul-Olsen advised A.P. Møller – Mærsk and Mærsk Oil on state-owned Nordsøfonden’s acquisition of a 20% interest in Dansk Undergrunds Consortium. Christian Sinding and Mogens Thorninger are advising two pension funds investing in Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm, and Oluf Engell, Christine Jansby and Karsten Kristoffersen are representing DONG Energy in a DKK1bn case before the Danish Energy Authority concerning the pricing of upstream natural gas transportation.
Clients appreciate Horten Law Firm’s ‘effective service and high professional and ethical standards’. Practice head Klavs Gravesen, Rikke Søgaard Berth and Line Markert are advising Copenhagen Energy and five local infrastructure facilities on the establishment of a common sewage group. Nicolai Mallet is advising Global Wind Power Romania on the sale of the 70MW Gebeleisis wind farm. Søren Hornbæk Svendsen focuses on oil and gas exploration, and Peter Bisgaard specialises in the electricity sector. Jim Øksnebjerg is ‘skilled, flexible and responsive’.
Anders Stubbe Arndal heads Kromann Reumert’s team, which shows ‘good response times and industry knowledge’. The team is advising DONG Energy on its DKK4.7bn sale of 50% of the German offshore wind farm Borkum Riffgrund 1 to KIRKBI and the Oticon Foundation; and various Danish electricity distribution companies on their DKK5.7bn sale of shares in ten regional electricity transmission grid companies to Energinet.dk. René Dejbjerg Pedersen is ‘service-minded and easy to work with’, and Jens Blomgren-Hansen represents ‘great knowledge and value for money’. Jan Hvarre is also recommended.
Plesner’s clients including Kuwait Petroleum, Chevron, and Siemens Wind Power. Niels Christian Ellegaard advises fibre optic network companies Nianet and WAOO; ‘skilled negotiator’ Jørgen Permin is advising DONG Energy on the London Array wind farm project; and Søren Stenderup Jensen and Finn Lernø are advising Nord Stream on the establishment of gas pipelines from Russia to Germany. Søren Stenderup Jensen, Ellen Skodborggaard and Christian Kjølbye, who is ‘good at team management and setting priorities’, advise Shell Danmark.
Michael Meyer and his ‘efficient, commercial’ team at Gorrissen Federspiel advise on electricity, oil, gas and heating matters. The group is assisting the owners of NCS Fuel with the company’s divestiture to World Fuel Services, and advising the creditors of Scan Energy on the sale of solar cell systems in Germany and Spain.
LETT Law Firm P/S’s ‘competent, knowledgeable’ team advises on electricity, natural gas, heat, water, and and waste management. Practice head Jacob Christiansen is advising Copenhagen Energy on the preparation of standard contracts. Other clients include DONG Energy and Dansk Shell. Per Vestergaard Pedersen is advising Greenland’s government and Bureau of Minerals and Petroleum. The team recruited Hans Madsen from Lind Cadovius and Kurt Bardeleben from Poul Schmith Law Firm.
Renewable energy boutique Sauer Roldskov Law Firm has ‘an exceptional team’ and is ‘focused on its clients’ needs’. Christian Halskov Sauer, who is recommended for his ‘skill and industry experience’, was retained to advise Arctas Capital Group and Centrans Energy Services on the Amayo wind projects in Nicaragua. The ‘highly accessible and competent’ Thomas Roldskov is representing Marsh Wind Technology in disputes with subcontractors.
Accura Advokatpartnerselskab focuses on energy transactions. Senior partner Kåre Stolt advised DCC on the acquisition of Swea Energi Holding, and Thomas Francis Beckett assisted Baltic Oil Terminals with its acquisition of Haahr Tank-Lager.
Carsten Brink at Lund Elmer Sandager acts for Danish wind energy investors, assists with corporate restructuring, and advises on the sale of wind turbines. The firm was appointed to help restructure Scan Energy Group.
Thomas Ryhl and his team at MAQS Law Firm advise clients in the solar energy and wind farm sectors, including SolarCAP and Ming Yang Wind Power. Recent mandates include advising EstatePartner and Obton on the purchase of some of Germany and Italy’s largest solar energy sites, and helping oil traders adapt to new Danish rules on the trade and storage of crude oil.
Magnusson Advokatfirma’s Anders Worsøe advises on renewable energy, oil trading, water treatment, and clean-tech, and works closely with colleagues in Poland and Sweden.