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Denmark : Banking and finance
Within Banking and finance, Horten Law Firm is a third tier firm,
Horten Law Firm’s team is jointly led by Claus Bennetsen, who advises on debt finance and restructuring, and Jacob Kornerup, who covers equity-side regulatory work. The group, which advises lenders and borrowers, notably acted on the structuring of the merger between Fanefjord Sparekasse and Møns Bank. Nicolai Mallet has ‘solid business acumen and a strategic mindset’, and Lise Lotte Hjerrild is ‘a great negotiator with a strategic legal mind’.
Denmark : Capital markets
Within Capital markets, Horten Law Firm is a third tier firm,
Horten Law Firm’s Jim Øksnebjerg advised on the establishment of venture capital fund Accelerace Invest and investments by Accelerace Management and entrepreneurs. Søren Hornbæk Svendsen, Claus Bennetsen and Jacob Kornerup advised CS&Co Management on the Danish offering of shares in Villanueva photovoltaic project. Lise Lotte Hjerrild is ‘knowledgeable, commercial and straightforward’. Andrias Árnason Helmsdal joined from Gorrissen Federspiel.
Denmark : Dispute resolution
Within Dispute resolution, Horten Law Firm is a second tier firm,
Investment treaty specialist Niels Schiersing heads Horten Law Firm’s team, which also includes Jakob Arrevad and the ‘competent, knowledgeable’ Finn Schwarz. Jens Jakob Bugge handles patent and trade mark litigation for Tivoli. Jacob Møller Dirksen was promoted to the partnership. Former practice head Christian Johansen joined Bruun & Hjejle.
Denmark : EU and competition
Within EU and competition, Horten Law Firm is a third tier firm,
The ‘experienced and enthusiastic’ Andreas Christensen heads Horten Law Firm’s ‘skilled, up-to-date and efficient’ team, which advises on public procurement, competition and regulatory matters, free movement of goods, and EU funding. Clients include municipalities and public utilities. Rikke Søgaard Berth recently obtained clearance for the merger of eight municipal water supply companies. Public procurement specialist Thomas Grønkær is also recommended.
Denmark : Employment
Within Employment, Horten Law Firm is a third tier firm,
Erik Wendelboe Christiansen leads Horten Law Firm’s ‘well-qualified responsive’ team, in which arbitrator Finn Schwarz is ‘competent, fast and knowledgeable’, and Marianne Lage is also recommended. Clients include AIRFRANCE KLM, Vestas Wind Systems, The City of Copenhagen, and seven other municipalities.
Denmark : Energy
Within Energy, Horten Law Firm is a first tier firm,
Clients appreciate Horten Law Firm’s ‘effective service and high professional and ethical standards’. Practice head Klavs Gravesen, Rikke Søgaard Berth and Line Markert are advising Copenhagen Energy and five local infrastructure facilities on the establishment of a common sewage group. Nicolai Mallet is advising Global Wind Power Romania on the sale of the 70MW Gebeleisis wind farm. Søren Hornbæk Svendsen focuses on oil and gas exploration, and Peter Bisgaard specialises in the electricity sector. Jim Øksnebjerg is ‘skilled, flexible and responsive’.
Denmark : Environment
Within Environment, Horten Law Firm is a first tier firm,
Horten Law Firm covers environmental due diligence, risk assessment, compliance and litigation. Klavs Gravesen heads the practice, which also includes Poul Hvilsted, Marie Bockhahn, Henriette Soja, and acting High Court judge Alex Puggaard, who gives ‘to-the-point advice’, as well as Mogens Moe, who is recommended for his ‘analytical skills’. Moe is advising the municipality of Halsnaes on waste from a broken steel works in Frederiksvaerk, and other recent instructions include advising Widex on the construction of a wind farm.
Denmark : Information technology
Within Information technology, Horten Law Firm is a second tier firm,
Horten Law Firm advises public and private sector clients on IT outsourcing, procurement and e-commerce. Practice head Mads Nygaard Madsen and Michael Goeskjær advised CSC and Cognizant. Hans Abildstrøm, who advises video games industry clients, assisted Press Play with its sale to Microsoft. Heidi Steen Jensen advises on e-commerce and data protection. Søren Christian Søborg Andersen joined from Norrbom Vinding.
Denmark : Insolvency
Within Insolvency, Horten Law Firm is a second tier firm,
Horten Law Firm’s practice head Piya Mukherjee, who is a permanent trustee at the Maritime and Commercial Court, is representing International Paint in a dispute relating to the Skycon restructuring. Nicolai Dyhr represented the Danish Tax Authorities (SKAT) in the Jan Oscar Jensen Group restructuring. Claus Bennetsen represents banks and handles financial restructuring matters. Birgitte Frølund and her team joined from Frølundwinsløw.
Denmark : Insurance
Within Insurance, Horten Law Firm is a third tier firm,
Horten Law Firm’s practice head Finn Schwarz handles personal injury and liability cases, while Nicolai Horten advises insurers, including Chubb Insurance, on commercial matters and professional indemnity. Krester Krøger Kjær advises insurers, shipping companies and transport operators, notably Skuld Marine Insurance, while Niels Schiersing specialises in reinsurance. Recently promoted partner Jacob Møller Dirksen is defending Ryd Torv in a product liability case.
Denmark : Intellectual property
Within Intellectual property, Horten Law Firm is a second tier firm,
Hans Abildstrøm’s leads Horten Law Firm’s practice, which spans patents, trade marks, designs, utility models, and anti-counterfeiting. Ole Damsbo, who is ‘a creative thinker and excellent advocate’, and Martin Dræbye Gantzhorn are representing Actavis in a Supreme Court patent case. Anders Valentin’s clients include Sandoz. Nina Henningsen is advising global and domestic radio and television stations regarding online distribution and broadcasting, including new developments such as catch-up TV. Jens Jakob Bugge is representing longstanding client Tivoli in a dispute over trade marks, copyright and marketing practices. Heidi Steen Jensen, whose expertise includes digital IP, advises clients such as The Coca-Cola Company, Arla, and Citrix.
Denmark : Media and entertainment
Within Media and entertainment, Horten Law Firm is a second tier firm,
Horten Law Firm’s practice head Nina Henningsen is advising global online gaming companies Betsson, Betfair and IGT following the liberalisation of the Danish gaming market, as well as newly licensed online gaming businesses. Henningsen also advises radio and TV stations on online distribution and broadcasting across all platforms. Heidi Steen Jensen is advising FDIM (The Association of Danish Interactive Media) on e-commerce and data protection. Jens Jakob Bugge’s clients include Sparta Athletics Club, and Hans Abildstrøm advises on computer gaming. Søren Christian Søborg Andersen joined from Norrbom Vinding.
Denmark : Mergers and acquisitions
Within Mergers and acquisitions, Horten Law Firm is a second tier firm,
Horten Law Firm’s team, which is led by Hans Christian Pape and Jacob Kornerup, advises public sector and mid-market corporate clients in the energy and utility sectors. Klavs Gravesen and ‘commercial, straightforward’ Lise Lotte Hjerrild assisted Copenhagen Energy and seven local infrastructure facilities with the DKK2.3bn merger of eight water utilities. Pape advised Pernod Ricard on the sale of its Danish brands to Norwegian Arcus-Gruppen.
Denmark : Real estate and construction
Within Real estate and construction, Horten Law Firm is a second tier firm,
Horten Law Firm’s lawyers ‘are not afraid of giving advice on difficult questions’. The team handled over 50 transactions for Statoil, Pfizer, Danica Pension, Carlsberg, and state-owned Freja ejendomme, and practice heaad Michael Neumann acts for clients including the city of Copenhagen and Sjælsø Gruppen. Henrik Bræmer and Thomas Krucov Jensen are recommended, and Nikolaj Henriksen joined from ATP Ejendomme. Former practice head Christian Johansen joined Bruun & Hjejle.
Denmark : Shipping and transport
Within Shipping and transport, Horten Law Firm is a third tier firm,
Horten Law Firm’s Krester Krøger Kjær, who leads the maritime, air and transportation group, has been seconded part-time to Skuld. The practice, which also includes Hans Abildstrøm and renowned arbitrator Niels Schiersing, represents clients including Nordea Bank, Vesta Insurance, AirBaltic, and Siemens Wind Power.
Denmark : Tax
Within Tax, Horten Law Firm is a second tier firm,
The ‘thorough, holistic’ Nicolai Thorsted heads Horten Law Firm’s seven-lawyer team, which also includes Sanne Camilla Jensen, who joined from KPMG, and international tax law specialist Niels Schiersing. The group handles domestic and cross-border taxation and complex restructurings, and has long public sector experience. Jakob Arrevad handles tax fraud cases, and Peter Ambus is also recommended.
Denmark : Telecoms
Within Telecoms, Horten Law Firm is a second tier firm,
Horten Law Firm’s Hans Abildstrøm is representing Level 3 in two major cases relating to subsea cables in Danish waters, and Michael Goeskjær is advising longstanding client Motorola on the new emergency services telecoms network. Mads Nygaard Madsen’s clients include Verizon.
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Offices in Copenhagen
- Banking and finance : Banking and finance
- Capital markets : Capital markets
- Dispute resolution : Dispute resolution
- EU and competition : EU and competition
- Employment : Employment
- Energy : Energy
- Environment : Environment
- Information technology : Information technology
- Insolvency : Insolvency
- Insurance : Insurance
- Intellectual property : Intellectual property
- Media and entertainment : Media and entertainment
- Mergers and acquisitions : Mergers and acquisitions
- Real estate and construction : Real estate and construction
- Shipping and transport : Shipping and transport
- Tax : Tax
- Telecoms : Telecoms