Twitter Logo Youtube Circle Icon LinkedIn Icon

Denmark > Environment > Law firm and leading lawyer rankings

Editorial

Index of tables

  1. Environment
  2. Leading individuals

Leading individuals

  1. 1

Who Represents Who

Find out which law firms are representing which Environment clients in Denmark using The Legal 500's new comprehensive database of law firm/client relationships. Instantly search over 925,000 relationships, including over 83,000 Fortune 500, 46,000 FTSE350 and 13,000 DAX 30 relationships globally. Access is free for in-house lawyers, and by subscription for law firms. For more information, contact david.burgess@legal500.com.

CLICK HERE TO VISIT THE WHO REPRESENTS WHO SITE

Clients rate Bech-Bruun’s team as being one of ‘the best in the field’ in all aspects of environmental law, including litigation and regulatory matters. Djurhuus successfully represented the Agriculture & Food Council before the High Court of Western Denmark in a dispute with a Danish municipality regarding illegal conditions in an environmental permit. Led by the ‘very skilledHåkun Djurhuus, the team includes infrastructure specialist Hanne Mølbeck and senior associate Jacob Brandt, who has ‘a very good understanding of clients’ needs’.

Horten provides ‘in-depth insight into environmental legislation’. ‘Highly qualified’ practice head Henriette Soja has been advising the North Jutland Region on negotiations with the Danish Nature Agency regarding the removal of two mining pits. The team includes litigator Poul Hvilsted and Anne Sophie Kierkegaard Vilsbøll, who joined from Bech-Bruun. Anders Valentiner-Branth is now at Nielsen Nørager.

Kromann Reumert advises on all aspects of environmental law, with a particular expertise in soil contamination and planning law matters. Group head Kim Trenskow often acts for developers and retail businesses in planning law disputes. The team includes Niels Balslev and Jeppe Lefevre Olsen.

Headed by Line Marie Pedersen, DLA Piper Denmark often acts for Danish real estate, insurance and energy companies, as well as public authorities. Per Vestergaard Pedersen has been advising the government of Greenland on the negotiation and drafting of mining licences to be granted to a number of mining companies. The practice includes PPP specialist Kurt Bardeleben and Vivi Bruun Knudsen, who is ‘among the most highly esteemed lawyers in the field’.

A first choice’, Plesner advises on all aspects of environmental law. Group head Søren Stenderup Jensen often represents clients before all levels of the Danish courts, including the Danish Supreme Court. Senior associate Ellen Skodborggaard is also recommended.

One of the leading firms’, Poul Schmith Law Firm specialises in representing public authorities in environmental litigation. ‘Very experienced’ team head Stig Grønbæk Jensen represented the Ministry of Transport and Building in a dispute brought before the High Court of Eastern Denmark regarding the construction of an extension of the Metroselskabet. The team includes Jakob Kamby.

Lotte Eskesen has a ‘great’ team at Gorrissen Federspiel, which primarily represents clients in contract negotiations and litigation, as well as assisting with waste management, soil and groundwater pollution matters. Eskesen advised Energi Danmark on all environmental law aspects of various wind farm transactions.

Lundgrens’ practice is led by Vibeke Westergaard, who often assists clients with planning and conservation law matters, as well as representing public authorities before the Danish courts. The team includes urban planning and real estate expert Søren Hilbert.

Njord Law Firm primarily handles environmental litigation across a number of areas, including pollution liability and licensing issues. Anette Kusk joined Dahl Advokatfirma.

Interview with...

Law firm partners and practice heads explain how their firms are adapting to clients' changing needs

International comparative guides

Giving the in-house community greater insight to the law and regulations in different jurisdictions.

Select Practice Area

GC Powerlist -
Europe

International comparative guides

Giving the in-house community greater insight to the law and regulations in different jurisdictions.

Select Practice Area

GC Powerlist -
Europe

Press releases

The latest news direct from law firms. If you would like to submit press releases for your firm, send an email request to

Legal Developments in Denmark for Environment

  • New article on water plans and buffer strips

    Partner Søren Stenderup Jensen and Assistant Attorney Sebina Harder have written the article "Water plans and buffer strips: reducing emissions into watercourses", which has been published in the current edition of International Law Office (ILO).
    - Plesner

Legal Developments in Denmark

Legal Developments and updates from the leading lawyers in each jurisdiction. To contribute, send an email request to

Press Releases worldwide

The latest news direct from law firms. If you would like to submit press releases for your firm, send an email request to