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Press releases and law firm thought leadership

This page is dedicated to keeping readers informed of the latest news and thought leadership articles from law firms across the globe.

If your firm wishes to publish press releases or articles, please contact Shehab Khurshid on +44 (0) 207 396 5689 or shehab.khurshid@legalease.co.uk

 

Article about the Danish Government's resource strategy

February 2014. Press Releases by Plesner (view listing).

Attorney and Partner Søren Stenderup Jensen has written an article about the Danish Government's new resource strategy "Denmark without waste" in the recent edition of ILO's newsletter on environmental law.

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Partnership promotions

January 2014. Press Releases by Plesner (view listing).

Plesner is proud to announce that Attorney Niklas Korsgaard Christensen was promoted to partner and that Attorney Jakob Skafte-Pedersen was promoted to junior partner with effect from 1 January 2014.

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Getting the Deal Through - Franchise

December 2013. Press Releases by Plesner (view listing).

Jacob Ørskov Rasmussen, partner in Plesner, Gitte Holtsø, partner in Plesner, and Anna Gentzschein, Attorney with SOS International, have written an article about franchising for the international database "Getting the Deal Through".

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Plesner gets top ranking by IFLR1000

December 2013. Press Releases by Plesner (view listing).

The International Financial Law Review1000 ranks Plesner at the top in central practice areas.

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Plesner's first CSR report submitted to the UN Global Compact

October 2013. Press Releases by Plesner (view listing).

In 2012 Plesner joined the UN Global Compact and we have now submitted our first CSR report.

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What's in a word?

October 2013. Press Releases by Plesner (view listing).

Søren Munk Hansen, Attorney-at-Law, Plesner has in cooperation with Frederik von Barnekow, Legal counsel, Post Danmark, written the article "What's in a word?". The article is published by International Financial Law Review, 23 September 2013.

The focus of the article is a discussion of certain items in the sale and purchase agreement most often met with the "market practice"-argument (based on our experience mainly in Scandinavian M&A) as well as a discussion of the reasoning for such practice.

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Danish Corporate Finance Laws 2013

October 2013. Press Releases by Plesner (view listing).

We have just published our statute book Danish Corporate Finance Laws 2013.

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Plesner assists Niam in the acquisition of 452 houses and flats in the Greater Copenhagen area

June 2013. Press Releases by Plesner (view listing).

The acquisition of a portfolio of 452 owner-occupied flats and terraced houses etc increases Niam's Danish housing portfolio to approximately 1,100 newly built houses and flats in the Greater Copenhagen area.

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Plesner wins "Danish Tax Firm of the Year" for the 5th consecutive year

June 2013. Press Releases by Plesner (view listing).

For the 5th consecutive year the leading international tax publication International Tax Review has acknowledged Plesner as "Danish Tax Firm of the Year".

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Plesner named "Law Firm of the Year 2013" by Chambers Europe

April 2013. Press Releases by Plesner (view listing).

Chambers Europe has just honored Plesner with this year's Lawfim of the Year Award for Denmark and thereby confirmed the general perception of Plesner as a market leader and superbrand within the legal industry.

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Plesner contributes to the book "The Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption Review"

April 2013. Press Releases by Plesner (view listing).

Attorney and Associate Partner Andreas Bernhard Kirk is the author of the Danish contribution to Law Business Research's most recent book about companies' practical handing of and compliance with the criminal and special legislation in the area of bribery and corruption. The title of the book is "The Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption Review".

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Plesner contributes to the book "Governance - Legal Guidelines for International Management Practice

April 2013. Press Releases by Plesner (view listing).

Attorney and Partner Henriette Stakemann and Attorney and Partner Jacob Christensen are the authors of the Danish contribution to Palgrave Macmillian's new book on governance.

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Plesner is successful in Supreme Court ruling

April 2013. Press Releases by Plesner (view listing).

Plesner partner Torben Bondrophas just been successful in a case concerning compulsory redemption on behalf of the former Thrane & Thrane. This is the 12th case that Torben Bondrop has conducted and been successful in before the Danish Supreme Court.

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Plesner provides assistance to the sellers of Rosengårdscentret in the largest property transaction

April 2013. Press Releases by Plesner (view listing).

Recently, Plesner and a number of other players finalised the largest property transaction in Denmark for one single property so far. Rosengårdscentret (a shopping centre in Funen) has been sold and Plesner's department Commercial Real Estate acted as the seller's legal advisor.

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Plesner gets top rankings in Chambers Global 2013

April 2013. Press Releases by Plesner (view listing).

Chambers Global 2013 ranks Plesner at the very top in central business areas

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Plesner acknowledged as "Danish Tax Firm of the Year 2012"

September 2012. Press Releases by Plesner (view listing).

For the 4th consecutive year the leading international tax publication International Tax Review has acknowledged Plesner as "Danish Tax Firm of the Year".

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Plesner named "Law Firm of the Year 2012" by IFLR 1000

September 2012. Press Releases by Plesner (view listing).

Once again Plesner has been named "Law Firm of the Year" in Denmark by International Financial Law Review 1000 (IFLR), one of the most well-reputed law firm rating publications. Plesner also received this acknowledgement in 2007, 2010 and 2011.

The award ceremony took place in London on 22 March 2012.

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Plesner wins the ILO Client Choice Award

September 2012. Press Releases by Plesner (view listing).

The International Law Office (ILO) recently named Plesner the Danish winner of the international Client Choice Award 2012. Plesner won the prestigious award as best law firm in terms of client care and high quality advice.

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Plesner appoints two new Associate Partners

September 2011. Press Releases by Plesner (view listing).

Plesner congratulates two of its own. Shaina Jabbar and Lene Hartvigsen have been ap-pointed Associate Partners with effect from 1 July 2011.

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Plesner abreast of climate changes

September 2011. Press Releases by Plesner (view listing).

Four Plesner attorneys publish book
 
The recent week's torrential rain storm and flooding have again placed climate changes on the agenda. As citizens we experience heavy showers or actual monster rain resulting in flooding and extensive damage to property more frequently than before.

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Plesner gets top ranking by WTR 1000 (2011)

May 2011. Press Releases by Plesner (view listing).

World Trademark Review places Plesner at the very top of its annual rating of leading law firms and patent and trademark agencies. Plesner holds a strong position in Band 1 as a law firm and Partner Peter-Ulrik Plesner is included in Band 1 for lawyers. Likewise, Partner Per HÃ¥kon Schmidt holds a strong top position. These high rankings solidify Plesner's position in IP law, trademarks, patent rights and copyright.  WTR 1000 writes in its ranking of Plesner:

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Plesner named "Danish Tax Firm of the Year 2011"

May 2011. Press Releases by Plesner (view listing).

For the third consecutive year the leading international tax publication International Tax Review has named Plesner "Danish Tax Firm of the Year".

The award ceremony took place at the Dorchester Hotel in London on 18 May 2011.

Chairman of Plesner's board of directors, Peter Fogh, says:

"We are very happy and proud that Plesner is once again placed at the top. We have won the award as Danish Tax Firm of the Year for the third consecutive year and it emphasises our strength and our high standard".

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Plesner named "Law Firm of the Year 2011" by IFLR 1000

March 2011. Press Releases by Plesner (view listing).

International Financial Law Review 1000, one of the most well-reputed law firm rating agencies, has once again named Plesner "Law Firm of the Year" in Denmark. Plesner also received the award in 2007 and in 2010.


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Partner at Plesner, Christian Karhula Lauridsen, receives the ILO Client Choice Award 2011

March 2011. Press Releases by Plesner (view listing).

Partner at Plesner, Christian Karhula Lauridsen, receives the ILO Client Choice Award 2011 for the second year in a row

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Senior Attorney and Competition Law Economist strengthen Plesner's competition law team

February 2011. Press Releases by Plesner (view listing).

Mogens Aarestrup Vind and Rie Paving Mortensen are the latest additions to Plesner's competition law team. The team, headed by partners Christian Karhula Lauridsen and Gitte Holtsø, and also consisting of Bo Vesterdorf, former President of the Court of First Instance, now comprises fourteen competition law specialists. Christian Karhula Lauridsen says:

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IFLR1000 top ranking for Plesner

February 2011. Press Releases by Plesner (view listing).

In the 2011 edition of IFLR1000 Plesner is rated among the best in banking and financing, M&A as well as reconstruction and insolvency.

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Lawyers from Plesner publish book on utilities law

January 2011. Press Releases by Plesner (view listing).

DJØF (the Danish Association of Lawyers and Economists) has published the book "Kommunale forsyningsselskaber" (municipal utility companies) written by Marlene Hannibal, Søren Stenderup Jensen, Peter Holm Larsen and Ellen Skodborggaard.

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Tue Ravnholt Frandsen, Attorney and M&A specialist joins Plesner

December 2010. Press Releases by Plesner (view listing).

Tue Ravnholt Frandsen, Attorney and M&A specialist, will become partner in Plesner's Corporate Finance Department on 1 March 2011 as part of Plesner's ongoing efforts to consolidate its leading market position in Corporate Finance.

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Harvard Law School Program on the Legal Profession partners with Danish law firm Plesner

June 2010. Press Releases by Plesner (view listing).

Harvard Law School’s Program on the Legal Profession (PLP) and leading European law firm Plesner announced a strategic collaboration today. Plesner will become the first European affiliate and supporter of PLP’s Center on Lawyers and the Professional Services Industry, which conducts and sponsors empirical research on the central questions facing the legal services industry.

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Plesner named Law Firm of the Year 2010 by IFLR 1000

June 2010. Press Releases by Plesner (view listing).

International Financial Law Review 1000, one of the most well-reputed rating agencies of the law profession, has once again named Plesner Law Firm of the Year in Denmark. An honour that Plesner also received in 2007.

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Plesner named Tax Firm of the Year 2010

June 2010. Press Releases by Plesner (view listing).

The leading international tax publication International Tax Review has once again named Plesner Tax Firm of the year in Denmark.

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Plesner named "IP Law Firm of the Year 2010" in Denmark

June 2010. Press Releases by Plesner (view listing).

The internationally recognised publication for IP law, Managing Intellectual Property (MIP), has named Plesner "IP Law Firm of the Year 2010" in Denmark. Read the background for the nomination here. Managing Intellectual Property is a sister publication of International Financial Law Review which earlier this year appointed Plesner "Law Firm of the Year" in Denmark.

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Plesner winner of the Chambers Europe Award for Excellence 2010 for Denmark

June 2010. Press Releases by Plesner (view listing).

Chambers has selected Plesner as Denmark's best law firm and winner of the Chambers Europe Award for Excellence 2010 for Denmark.

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Legal Developments by:
Plesner

  • 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

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