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NJORD Law Firm

PILESTRÆDE 58, DK-1112 COPENHAGEN K, DENMARK
Tel:
Work +45 33 12 45 22
Fax:
Fax +45 33 93 60 23
Email:
Web:
www.njordlaw.com
Aarhus, Copenhagen, Riga, Tallinn, Vilnius

Denmark

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 3

Njord Law Firm

Co-headed by Kim Høibye and Ulrich Hejle, Njord Law Firm’s banking and finance department regularly acts for Danish and international entities including Nykredit, AP Pension, SEB and Jyske Bank. The four-partner team is best known for its expertise in cross-border investments, asset management and fund structuring. It advises Nordea Realkredit on foreclosure and real estate financing; and assisted BlackRock with the outsourcing of the investment and asset management activities of a pension fund.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 4

Njord Law Firm

Valued for its ‘deep knowledge’ and ‘fast responses’, Njord Law Firm acts for a broad range of clients ranging from IT companies to fashion brands. The 12-partner team shows particular strengths in cross-border transactions; Erik Larsson assisted Aluflam International with a shareholder’s agreement/joint venture in Korea and Dubai. Thomas Donatzky joined from Accura Advokatpartnerselskab; Tony Lund-Burmeister left for DLA Piper Denmark.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 3

Njord Law Firm

Njord Law Firm is particularly recommended for insurance, maritime and IP disputes and regularly acts for national and international clients including Scandlines, Nike/Converse and Codan. The group was strengthened by the arrival of Thomas Donatzky from Accura Advokatpartnerselskab and the promotion of Malene Fagerberg and Frank Jørgensen to the partnership. Erik Hørlyck, Hans Erik Steffensen and Anette Kusk joined Dahl Law Firm.

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 2

Njord Law Firm

Njord Law Firm regularly assists with the competition law aspects of mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures and has a solid reputation in contentious proceedings before Danish and European authorities. Practice head Thomas Ryhl is known for his expertise in competition, procurement and EU law with a special focus on life sciences and IT.

Leading individuals

Thomas Ryhl - Njord Law Firm

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 4

Njord Law Firm

Miriam Michaelsen leads the employment department at Njord Law Firm. Particular strengths are organisational restructurings, outsourcing of work areas, collective bargaining agreements and transaction-related employment issues. Stefan Reinel is a qualified lawyer in Germany.

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Energy
Energy - ranked: tier 2

Njord Law Firm

Njord Law Firm regularly acts for international clients, such as Vattenfall and EWII, in energy-related disputes and transactions in Northern Europe. The team consists of Thomas Ryhl, who is specialised in regulatory matters, and litigator Steffen Hebsgaard Muff, as well as Claas Thöle and Stefan Reinel, both qualified lawyers in Denmark and Germany.

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Information technology
Information technology - ranked: tier 3

Njord Law Firm

Njord Law Firm handles outsourcing projects and software licensing agreements for a broad range of clients, including Momondo and Philips Denmark. Another area of expertise is ERP projects. Malene Fagerberg and Frank Jørgensen were made partner.

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Insolvency
Insolvency - ranked: tier 3

Njord Law Firm

Jointly led by Malene Eigtved and Jørgen Erik Frandsen, Njord Law Firm has solid experience in insolvencies, restructurings, creditor agreements and debt collection. Representative clients include Jyske Bank, Sydbank and Nykredit.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 2

Njord Law Firm

Under the joint leadership of Jeppe Brogaard Clausen and Thomas Ryhl, Njord Law Firm handles the full range of IP matters, with particular expertise in the life sciences, health tech and food sectors. A recent highlight included the team defending Estrella Maarud in a trade mark infringement case brought by KiMs; Frank Jørgensen led the advice. Jørgensen and Malene Fagerberg have both been promoted to partner.

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Media and entertainment
Media and entertainment - ranked: tier 3

Njord Law Firm

Njord Law Firm regularly acts for clients such as HBO, Apple and Philips Denmark. Jeppe Brogaard Clausen specialises in infringement of copyright in music and motion pictures. Malene Fagerberg and Frank Jørgensen are now partners.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 4

Njord Law Firm

Noted for its ‘hands-on approach’, Njord Law Firm handles foreclosure auctions, construction projects and real estate transactions. ‘Well-knownErik Larsson heads the practice. Anette Kusk and Erik Hørlyck are now with Dahl Law Firm.

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Shipping and transport
Shipping and transport - ranked: tier 2

Njord Law Firm

Solution-orientedNjord Law Firm provides ‘to-the-point advice’ for domestic and international transport, shipping, and insurance companies, including Scandlines, Anders Nielsen & Co, and DSV Air & Sea. ‘Outstanding’ practice head Ulla Fabricius and litigator Thomas Ryhl represent Codan Forsikring in a cargo and ship damages case brought by Tryg Forsikring, as well as the ship and cargo owner. Thomas Donatzky has joined from Accura Advokatpartnerselskab.

Leading individuals

Ulla Fabricius - Njord Law Firm

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 3

Njord Law Firm

Njord Law Firm provides tax and VAT advice on cross-border transactions within the Nordic region. Department head Robert Mikelsons successfully represented Dansk Shell in an energy tax case before the National Tax Tribunal and handles follow-on repayment claims against the Danish tax authorities. Other notable clients are Bauhaus, Falcon Group and Sanofi-Aventis.

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Telecoms
Telecoms - ranked: tier 2

Njord Law Firm

Njord Law Firm’s IT and telecoms department benefits from the close cooperation with its IP group and advises clients across the Nordic region. It represents Apple and Philips Denmark. The team is jointly led by managing partner Lars Lokdam and litigator Thomas Ryhl. Malene Fagerberg has been made partner.

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