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Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 2

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab

Clients praise Accura Advokatpartnerselskab for its 'personal', 'professional' and 'solution-focused' approach. Kim Toftgaard jointly heads up the team with Mads Kjellerup Dambæk; Toftgaard is singled out as 'extremely skilled' and 'very commercially oriented' with particular strength property financing matters, and Dambæk is an expert in financing transactions and regulatory advice.

Leading individuals

Kim Toftgaard - Accura Advokatpartnerselskab

Next Generation Partners

Mads Kjellerup Dambæk  - Accura Advokatpartnerselskab

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 2

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab

With notable strength across ECM and DCM transactions,¬†Accura Advokatpartnerselskab¬†acts for issuer and underwriter clients on substantial matters. Noteworthy examples include¬†Thomas Weincke¬†advising H+H International on its¬†‚ā¨70m rights issuance,¬†Kim Toftgaard¬†assisting Welltec with its¬†‚ā¨280m note issuance, and¬†K√•re Stolt¬†acting for¬†PFA Pension on its ‚ā¨1.5bn acquisition of a minority stake in Nykredit from Forenet Kredit, Industriens Fond and Foreningen √ėstifterne. Lars Hagbard Gr√łnkj√¶r¬†was recently promoted to the partnership; he worked with¬†Mads Kjellerup Damb√¶k¬†to assist Netcompany with its IPO on¬†Nasdaq Copenhagen.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 1

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab

The 'business and solution-oriented' team at¬†Accura Advokatpartnerselskab¬†is noted for its work on big ticket M&A transactions. Recent examples include¬†K√•re Stolt¬†advising a¬†PFA-led consortium on its¬†‚ā¨1.5bn acquisition of a minority stake in Nykredit,¬†Thomas Weincke¬†assisting Tryg with its ‚ā¨1.1bn acquisition of Alka Forsikring, and¬†Henrik Juul Hansen¬†acting for Lone Star Capital on its ‚ā¨1bn acquisition of¬†Stark.¬†Jacob Vinther¬†and¬†Mads Ilum¬†are also key practitioners; Vinther¬†advised the founding family behind Gubi on the divestment of the company to¬†Axcel and the Augustinus Foundation, and Ilum¬†acted for¬†Polygon on its acquisition of¬†Dansk Bygningskontrol.

Leading individuals

Jacob Vinther - Accura Advokatpartnerselskab

Kåre Stolt - Accura Advokatpartnerselskab

Thomas Weincke - Accura Advokatpartnerselskab

Next Generation Partners

Mads Ilum - Accura Advokatpartnerselskab

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 2

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab¬†'provides¬†excellent support' and 'delivers solid legal advice' across merger filings and public procurement matters. Jesper Fabricius¬†leads the practice and is an expert in merger control work; he recently advised Coor Service Management on the competition aspects of its acquisition of Elite Milj√ł. Christina Heiberg-Grevy¬†also attracts praise for being 'highly¬†responsive, quick to pick up what is needed,¬†and able to¬†deliver on or before time'; she acted for the¬†20 road rescue stations which formerly formed SOS Dansk Autohj√¶lp on a non-compete clause imposed upon the stations prior to ending their affiliation with SOS.¬†Laurits Schmidt Christensen¬†is also a key name to note; he recently assisted Tryg Insurance with its purchase of Alka Insurance.

Leading individuals

Jesper Fabricius - Accura Advokatpartnerselskab

Next Generation Partners

Christina Heiberg-Grevy - Accura Advokatpartnerselskab

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 3

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab's team is led by the 'exceptional' Anja Staugaard Jensen, who 'is always very quick to react to requests' and 'comes back with sound and well-founded advice'. She recently assisted Hapaq-LIoyd with the dismissal of multiple employees. Nicolai Hesgaard was a new arrival in March 2019 from Elmann.

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Energy
Energy - ranked: tier 3

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab is highly active in energy-related transactions; Jacob Vinther recently advised Energi Fyn on its takeover of NGF Nature Energy and the transfer of its natural gas end users, and Laurits Schmidt Christensen assisted DCC with its acquisition of the majority of Shell’s fuel business assets in Denmark. Chevron and Hess are also clients. Kåre Stolt heads up the team and is highly experienced in M&A work.

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Information technology
Information technology - ranked: tier 1

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab's 'efficient' practice 'has some great negotiators' and 'good market insight and understanding', which benefits from the 'excellent business understanding' of practice head René Thornfeldt, who has 'a thorough knowledge of the IT market in Scandinavia'. Thornfeldt recently assisted Velux with the renegotiation of its existing outsourcing agreements, data protection group head Jens Harkov Hansen advised Coloplast on its GDPR compliance, Dan Ermose acted for KPMG on its development of automated technology for its consultancy services, and Lærke Louise Jeppsen handled Area9's IT contracts.

Leading individuals

René Thornfeldt - Accura Advokatpartnerselskab

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Insolvency
Insolvency - ranked: tier 2

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab is skilled in insolvency-related transactions and litigation, and has a client roster which includes Danske Bank, Nordea Bank Danmark and Sydbank. Andreas Kærsgaard Mylin heads up the practice; his recent work includes representing several Danish banks in Hans Probst Properties' bankruptcy proceedings, and acting for Jyske Bank in bankruptcy proceedings relating to the collapse of its debtor, AB Kærskifte.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 2

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab is particularly strong in contentious matters with a notable track record in patent and trade mark disputes. Life sciences litigator Morten Bruus leads the team and assisted Sanofi with obataining an injunction against a Novo Nordisk press release which contained misleading information about Sanofi's diabetes pharmaceuticals. Christina Type Jardorf focuses on copyright and trade mark issues and acted for Nike in an infringement claim against Hummel relating to arrow-shaped marks on sports shoes.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 1

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab fields 'a very skilled real estate team', which is particularly experienced in transactional matters. Group co-head Henrik Groos has 'a very good commercial understanding' and recently advised ATP on its purchase of shares in a joint venture with Danica involving the construction of Danske Bank's new headquarters, while fellow practice head Jon Dyhre Hansen assisted PFA Pension with its acquisition of a stake in Gartnerbyen, a major residential project in Odense. Mads Berg is also a key name for real estate transactions.

Leading individuals

Henrik Groos - Accura Advokatpartnerselskab

Jon Dyhre Hansen - Accura Advokatpartnerselskab

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 2

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab

The practice at¬†Accura Advokatpartnerselskab¬†has 'notable knowledge of Danish tax legislation' and 'is able to convert this knowledge into useful advice'. Clients also praise group head¬†Arne Riis, who¬†is 'intelligent', 'systematic' and 'responsive'; he recently advised M7 Real Estate on the tax elements of its¬†‚ā¨70m investment in 10 industrial and logistics properties.¬†Senior associate Poul Erik Lytken¬†is also singled out as 'a rising star', who is 'extremely reliable' and 'able to advise on even the most complex tax structures'.

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Telecoms
Telecoms - ranked: tier 2

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab advises on contractual and regulatory issues; in a recent highlight, practice head René Thornfeldt assisted Plenti with the new EU roaming regulations and also advised it on the termination of its network supplier agreement with Hi3G Denmark. Ericsson and GlobalConnect are also clients. Senior attorney-at-law Claus Rolsted is also a key figure.

Leading individuals

René Thornfeldt - Accura Advokatpartnerselskab

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