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Plesner, Ellen Skodborggaard, Copenhagen, DENMARK

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Ellen Skodborggaard

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Dispute Resolution, Public Law (Constitutional Law and Administrative Law), Environmental Law and Planning Law


Ellen Skodborggaard is a senior attorney in our Dispute Resolution team.

Ellen Skodborggaard primarily focuses on environmental law. She provides advice on environmental law issues in connection with M&A and initial public offerings, conveyance and/or project development of real estate, operations of manufacturing companies and other types of businesses, soil contamination matters, carbon dioxide emissions legislation and a range of specific statutory environmental regulations, including chemicals legislation for instance.

In addition, Ellen is engaged in planning law issues, applications for exemptions, conservation and preservation matters, nature protection matters, matters in relation to the assessment of impacts of projects on the environment (EIA) etc.

Ellen advises on regulatory matters in the energy and utility sector, on transport infrastructure in relation to North Sea production and on the establishment and transfer of wind turbines.

Ellen also has extensive experience conducting litigation and handling complaints filed with administrative boards and councils.

Finally, due to her specialist knowledge, Ellen is a member of a number of professional and industrial forums (expert committees under the Danish Bar and Law Society, the Association of Danish Environmental Lawyers (President), the expert committee for expropriation set up by the Danish Government (2017/2018), to mention a few).



Within: Environment

Plesner provides 'the highest level of practical and theoretical knowledge' with 'no-nonsense advice and a pragmatic approach'. Energy specialist Niklas Korsgaard Christensen leads the team and recently advised Gaz-Systems on its collaboration with Energinet on the construction of a €500bn gas pipeline from Poland to Denmark. Renewable energy specialist Esben Kjær and senior associate Ellen Skodborggaard, who is an expert in environmental law, are also key names to note.

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  • 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).
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