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Clients rate Bech-Bruun as one of the ‘absolute leaders’ in the industry. The ‘excellentJohannes Grove Nielsen and insolvency partner Jørgen Hauschildt advised the Containership Company (TCC) on a number of wet, dry and regulatory shipping matters regarding a maritime insolvency matter involving jurisdictions such as Denmark, New York and China. The ‘experiencedJes Anker Mikkelsen heads the team, which includes the ‘very brightAnne Buhl Bjelke.

Gorrissen Federspiel provides a ‘first-class service’ in insolvency, regulatory and litigation matters for clients in the shipping and aviation sectors. The team has been advising Esvagt on all legal matters, including shipbuilding, financing and disputes. The team is jointly led by the ‘highly skilledPeter Appel, the ‘hardworkingJens Mathiasen and Morten Lundqvist Jakobsen, who leads on aviation and air finance matters.

Top’ shipping boutique Hafnia Law Firm acts for shipowners, shipyards and marine insurers in dry and wet shipping work. Co-founder Mathias Steinø led advice to ING on the collection of outstanding bunker claims following the bankruptcy of OW Bunker. The team includes co-founder Peter Schaumburg-Müller, Niels Jørn Friborg and Lars Rosenberg Overby. Thomas Bryde Hansen left to found his own firm.

Kromann Reumert’s ‘leading practice’ is headed by the ‘premierHenrik Thal Jantzen, who specialises in marine insurance, cargo recovery and casualty work. The ‘diligent’, ‘very capableJakob Rosing handles transactional matters.

Headed by Henrik Kleis, Delacour’s team has extensive experience of acting for clients in the shipping, offshore and aviation sectors. Henrik Frandsen advised a number of bunker suppliers on recovering unpaid amounts following the OW Bunker bankruptcy. The team was strengthened by the arrival of Jesper Petersen Bach from Fønix Advokater.

Jointly led by Rune Aagaard and Peter Ringsted, Focus Advokater (LLP) often acts for foreign shipowners and investors in the sale, purchase and financing of vessels in Denmark. The team has been advising Terntank on the delivery of four LPG tankers from Chinese shipbuilders.

IUNO’s ‘highly competent’ group acts for clients in the transport and logistics sector. Practice head Aage Krogh has ‘comprehensive’ knowledge. The team also includes associate Pia Mark, who has been advising Vanguard Logistics on maritime insurance claims.

Njord Law Firm’s ‘valued and trusted’ team specialises in handling disputes for insurance companies and P&I clubs. Practice head Ulla Fabricius, who is ‘a true pleasure to work with’, and Thomas Ryhl have been representing Codan, a Danish insurance company, in trials pertaining to the transportation of goods.

Advokatpartnerselskabet Windahl Sandroos & Co’s ‘thorough and efficient’ practice handles a wide range of wet and dry shipping matters for insurers, P&I clubs and shipowners, among others. The ‘positive’ and ‘excellentJesper Windahl heads the team.

DLA Piper Denmark’s practice is led by Per Vestergaard Pedersen, who specialises in transport, logistics and trade matters. Insolvency partner Per Astrup Madsen was appointed trustee of the bankrupt Copenship estate.

Mazanti-Andersen Korsø Jensen’s team is led by Jan Al-Erhayem, who specialises in corporate shipping matters, including M&A-related transactions and offshore contracts.

Plesner is primarily instructed by clients on sale and purchase, ship registration and ship finance matters. Peter Fogh heads the team, which also includes Jørgen Permin and Thomas Maaberg Hansen from the banking and finance group, as well as corporate partner Micha Fritzen.

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