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Aarhus, Copenhagen

Jes Anker Mikkelsen

Work +4572273586

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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’s 11-partner dispute resolution team provides an ‘excellent level of service’. The firm is highly recommended for insurance, construction and transport disputes, as well as disputes involving financial institutions. A recent highlight was the defence of ING Geneva Branch and BNP Paribas against claims brought by O.W. Bunker bankruptcy estate trustees; Carsten Pedersen led the case. Other names to note are Mogens Gaarden and Jes Anker Mikkelsen.

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Within: Leading individuals

Jes Anker Mikkelsen - Bech-Bruun

Within: Insurance

Bech-Bruun fields a ‘good and professional’ insurance practice that covers the whole range of contentious and non-contentious matters, with recent work for the three-partner team spanning regulatory issues, as well as insurance litigation and mediation. Henrik Valdorf-Hansen represents the City of Copenhagen against Tryg Insurance and Codan Insurance in relation to a fire in a municipality property. Jes Anker Mikkelsen and Anne Buhl Bjelke, who is ‘always ready to provide the best answer’, represent two accountants in two indemnity lawsuits connected to the collapse of Eik Bank.

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Shipping and transport

Within: Leading individuals

Jes Anker Mikkelsen - Bech-Bruun

Within: Shipping and transport

One of the leading practices for all aspects of maritime work’, Bech-Bruun regularly handles wet and dry shipping issues and is highly experienced in offshore matters and bunker disputes, as evidenced by the involvement in the O.W. Bunker collapse. ‘ThoughtfulJohannes Grove Nielsen represents Snaptun Fisk Export in an arrest matter related to the collision of the vessel Karmel with a trout farm. ‘Excellent litigatorJes Anker Mikkelsen leads the group that counts A.P. Møller-Mærsk, Kuehne & Nagel and J. Poulsen Shipping among its clients.

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