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Horten, Line Markert, Copenhagen, DENMARK

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Line Markert

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Energy and Supply Law, Public Law, Regulatory


Line Markert advises on the legal relations of municipalities, the special matters concerning municipal companies and municipal company law. She especially advises on questions relating to the interface between public handling of assignments and commercial activities.
Line is specialised in advising energy and supply utilities and municipally owned companies, e.g. municipally owned harbours. The advice covers companies’ regulatory framework and advice to and sparring with the daily management and the board of directors, for instance based on her own expertise as board member.
Line has special expertise within realisation of complex projects, for instance development projects, inter-municipal climate adaptation projects, establishment of cooperation within the supply area and restructuring of municipally owned harbours.


Partner, Horten, 2011; Right of audience before the High Court, 2008


Scandinavian languages and English.


Member of the Danish Association of Municipal and Administrative Law; Member of FIF Marketing; Member of the Board, Fonden Aarhus Internationale Sejlsportscenter;
Chairman of the Board, Dansk Sejlunion


Secondment at DLA Piper, London, Project & Finance, spring 2006; Master of Laws, the University of Aarhus, 2003; Trainee with the Danish UN Mission during the Danish EU Chairmanship in the autumn of 2002.



Within: Energy

At Horten, the 'excellent' practice is led by Søren Hornbæk Svendsen, who handles transactions, commercial contracts and contentious matters, and recently advised Energinet on its cross-border gas pipeline project that connects Denmark to Poland. Other mandates include Nicolai Mallet assisting Global Wind Power France with the sale of its wind turbine development projects in Germany to Enertrag, and Line Markert advising Assens Forsyning on the provision of a data-driven system for wastewater treatment. Clients also single out oil and gas, and renewable energy transactional specialist Christian Tullberg, who provides 'timely and pragmatic advice'; other noteworthy individuals include Klavs Gravesen, who handles agreements between energy companies and municipalities; and senior associate René Frisdahl Jensen, who specialises in energy and supply law.

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Within: Environment

Henriette Soja heads up the department at Horten, which has expertise in contentious and regulatory issues; notable recent highlights include Soja advising the municipalities of Halsnæs, Gribskov and Helsingør on the introduction of a coastal protection area across the northern coast line of Zealand, Poul Hvilsted acting for Dragoer Municipality on a €17m coastal protection project, and Line Markert assisting Assens Forsyning with a waste water treatment project. Anne Sophie Kirkegaard Vilsbøll is also noted for her due diligence and regulatory experience.

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