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Jes Anker Mikkelsen

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Dispute resolution. Transport and insurance.


Partner. Jes Anker Mikkelsen has considerable experience in disputes mainly in the fields of maritime law and transport law, offshore installations, energy and construction, insurance law and international trade law. He is involved in litigation and arbitration and is a sought-after arbitrator and mediator. He advises clients on, among others, cargo transportation, chartering agreements, collisions, grounding and salvage, insurance coverage, indemnity insurance, P&I, Hull & Machinery, insurance regulatory issues and insurance mediation. Jes has, moreover, conducted numerous court cases and arbitration proceedings within his area of expertise and has acted as mediator on a number of occasions in Denmark and abroad. Finally, Jes is part of Bech-Bruun's Cross-Border Insolvency Shipping Team and has particular experience with the American Chapter 11 and Chapter 15 rules.


Danish and English.


Mediator 2003. Right of audience, The Danish Supreme Court 1984. Associate 1979. Master of Laws 1976.


Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Bech-Bruun primarily handles insurance, shipping and construction disputes. Mogens Gaarden has been representing a former boardmember of Roskilde Bank in a DKK1bn dispute concerning the bank’s collapse in 2008. The team, led by the ‘experiencedJes Anker Mikkelsen, includes the ‘superbCarsten Pedersen. Mads Krarup is now a High Court judge.

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Jes Anker Mikkelsen - Bech-Bruun

Within: Insurance

Having ‘a strong knowledge of the insurance industry’, Bech-Bruun covers all non-contentious insurance and reinsurance matters, as well as litigation and mediation. ‘Preferred partnerAnne Buhl Bjelke and Jes Anker Mikkelsen have been representing the accountants in two professional indemnity lawsuits regarding the collapse of Eik Banki. Henrik Valdorf-Hansen leads the practice.

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Shipping and transport

Within: Leading individuals

Jes Anker Mikkelsen - Bech-Bruun

Within: Shipping and transport

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.

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