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Gorrissen Federspiel

AXELTORV 2, 1609 COPENHAGEN V, DENMARK
Tel:
Work +45 33 41 41 41
Fax:
Fax +45 33 41 41 33
Email:
Web:
www.gorrissenfederspiel.com
Aarhus, Copenhagen

Henriette Gernaa

Tel:
Work +45 33 41 41 02
Email:
Gorrissen Federspiel

Work Department

Dispute Resolution, insurance.

Position

Member of the firm's Dispute Resolution group. Specialises in arbitration/litigation (commercial law), construction, insurance/reinsurance, oil/gas. Special emphasis/experience in international construction, reinsurance/agency, oil/gas arbitration and professional negligence cases. Counsel in major litigation in Denmark on D&O liability and professional negligence (accountants) and professional negligence in the financial sector.

Career

Bech-Bruun & Trolle 1993-01, Lovells 1998-99, Gorrissen Federspiel since 2001, partner since 2005. Right of Audience before the Danish Supreme Court 2007.

Languages

Scandinavian and English.

Member

IBA, LCIA, Danish Arbitration Association (board member), Danish Supreme Court Bar Associa-tion (board member), ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR

Education

University of Copenhagen, Master of Law 1993. The College of Law, London, EYLS, QLTT 1998. Qualified in Denmark 1996, solicitor for England and Wales 1998 (non-practicing).


Denmark

Dispute resolution

Within: Leading individuals

Henriette Gernaa - Gorrissen Federspiel

Within: Dispute resolution

A heavyweight in dispute resolution, Gorrissen Federspiel regularly represents national and international clients in high-profile cases, often relating to the financial, IT, and oil and gas sectors. Recent examples include the representation of Finansiel Stabilitet against the former management, board, and auditors of Roskilde Bank in a professional liability case. Practice head Henriette Gernaa is praised as ‘a skilled advocate with strong experience’. Kenneth Hvelplund Pedersen has been promoted to the partnership.

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Insurance

Within: Leading individuals

Henriette Gernaa - Gorrissen Federspiel

Within: Insurance

Recommended for ‘an encyclopaedic knowledge of the Danish insurance market’, Gorrissen Federspiel attracts a wide range of insurance companies, brokers and corporate clients, including P&I clubs such as Gard, Skuld and Britannia. The group handles the full array of contentious and non-contentious insurance and reinsurance cases with a special expertise in product liability and recall, professional liability, commercial liability, personal injury and workers compensation. A key case for practice head and ‘star advocateHenriette Gernaa is the representation of Deloitte Denmark in various professional negligence cases related to the O.W. Bunker bankruptcy.

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