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Kammeradvokaten / Poul Schmith

VESTER FARIMAGSGADE 23, 1606 COPENHAGEN V, DENMARK
Tel:
Work +45 33 15 20 10
Web:
en.kammeradvokaten.dk/
Aarhus, Copenhagen

Denmark

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 3

Kammeradvokaten / Poul Schmith

Kammeradvokaten / Poul Schmith’s two-partner practice leverages its experience in advising public entities, such as the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority, to expand its scope to banks, financial institutions, PE funds and corporate clients. With the hire of practice head Henrik Kure from Gorrissen Federspiel in July 2016, the department gained significant expertise in acquisition finance. Notable work includes assisting a Danish credit mortgage bank with the acquisition of real estate in a distressed debt scenario.

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Henrik Kure - Kammeradvokaten / Poul Schmith

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 6

Kammeradvokaten / Poul Schmith

Kammeradvokaten / Poul Schmith has a particular strength in technology-related transactions and regularly advises public entities, banks, pension funds and PE funds. The practice is led by Ronnie Kandler, who joined from Kromann Reumert.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

Kammeradvokaten / Poul Schmith

First-class service’, ‘wide experience’ and ‘quick responses’ are characteristics of Kammeradvokaten / Poul Schmith’s dispute resolution group. The 12-partner team is highly experienced in public law related disputes, representing the Danish state and other public entities before all courts. A recent mandate was the representation of Bygningsstyrelsen in an arbitration related to the construction of the Mærsk Bygning. Sune Fugleholm and Henrik Nedergaard Thomsen are recommended.

Leading individuals

Henrik Nedergaard Thomsen - Kammeradvokaten / Poul Schmith

Sune Fugleholm - Kammeradvokaten / Poul Schmith

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 3

Kammeradvokaten / Poul Schmith

Kammeradvokaten / Poul Schmith provides ‘a high level of service and quality’ for public and private sector clients. Jacob Pinborg handles contentious and non-contentious competition and procurement cases, while practice head Rass Holdgaard focuses on state aid. Highlights include representing the Ministry of Transport, Building and Housing in state aid complaints and assisting the Danish Road Directorate with tendering procedures.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 2

Kammeradvokaten / Poul Schmith

Regularly handling large-scale employment matters for the government and public sector, Kammeradvokaten / Poul Schmith is noted for its ‘high quality’. The group defended the University College of Northern Denmark in a dismissal case brought by the union Krifa; and the Ministry of Taxation in an arbitration regarding holiday entitlement during the notice period. Niels Banke heads the department that includes ‘brilliant’ Lene Damkjær Christensen.

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Environment
Environment - ranked: tier 1

Kammeradvokaten / Poul Schmith

Described as ‘highly professional and extremely skilled’, Kammeradvokaten / Poul Schmith covers all aspects of environmental law including contentious work for the Danish state, public authorities and semi-public clients. The ten-strong team recently represented the Environmental Board of Appeal in a class action related to the construction of four test wind turbines and in a nature protection case in Western Jutland. Another highlight was the representation of the Environmental Protection Agency in an operating loss compensation dispute arising from an order issued under the Forestry Act. Practice head Stig Grønbæk Jensen is praised for his ‘ability to combine a strong legal focus with a strategic one’.

Leading individuals

Stig Grønbæk Jensen - Kammeradvokaten / Poul Schmith

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Information technology
Information technology - ranked: tier 2

Kammeradvokaten / Poul Schmith

ExcellentKammeradvokaten / Poul Schmith is particularly experienced in both IT contracts and IT-related public procurement matters. ‘Innovative’ practice head Tom Holsøe represents the Ministry of Finance in a PPP for the national ICT infrastructure. Anni Noes Westergaard is noted for her ‘great sense of detail’.

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Anni Noes Westergaard - Kammeradvokaten / Poul Schmith

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Insolvency
Insolvency - ranked: tier 1

Kammeradvokaten / Poul Schmith

Kammeradvokaten / Poul Schmith fields a five-partner insolvency and restructuring practice that advises public and private sector clients, with a special focus on financial institutions. Boris Frederiksen acted on behalf of IT Factory during its bankruptcy in a damages claim case against the software developer’s former management and accounting firm. Other key advisors are Rune Tandgaard Derno, Jesper Saugmandsgaard Øe and Morten Plannthin.

Leading individuals

Boris Frederiksen - Kammeradvokaten / Poul Schmith

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 2

Kammeradvokaten / Poul Schmith

Kammeradvokaten / Poul Schmith provides ‘precise advice’ in complex construction projects and handles public tenders, as well as disputes. Rasmus Holm Hansen advises Nyt Hospital Nordsjælland on the development of a hospital, while Kasper Mortensen represents Bygningsstyrelsen in an arbitration related to the construction of Mærsk Bygning. Henrik Puggaard was a new arrival from DLA Piper Denmark.

Next generation lawyers

Rasmus Holm Hansen - Kammeradvokaten / Poul Schmith

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 2

Kammeradvokaten / Poul Schmith

Extremely competentKammeradvokaten / Poul Schmith fields a nine-partner tax department that has extensive experience in representing Danish tax authorities in litigious matters before all levels of court. A recent high-profile case was the representation of the Tax Administration in Greenland in a High Court case against a Danish bank regarding tax deductions for permanent establishments. Steffen Sværke has ‘deep legal insight’ and heads the department.

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