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NJORD Law Firm

Work +45 33 12 45 22
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Aarhus, Copenhagen, Riga, Tallinn, Vilnius

Ulla Fabricius

Work (+45) 77 40 10 12
NJORD Law Firm

Work Department

Transportation & Maritime, Dispute Resolution


For many years, Ulla Fabricius has advised both national and international transport and insurance companies on all aspects within transport, shipping, and insurance.

As the author of the annotated book on International Carriage by Road (CMR), Ulla Fabricius is a top specialist within carriage by road. She is involved in all aspects of road transport including disputes on driving and rest time, cabotage and posting of drivers.

Ulla Fabricius has great experience in drafting and negotiating complex logistics contracts and transport concepts. In this capacity, Ulla Fabricius participated in the drafting of Incoterms 2010 and UCP 600, and, thus, she has thorough knowledge of risk coverage in international trade.

Furthermore, Ulla Fabricius was responsible for the preparation of Danske Havne Betingelser 2007 (the Danish stevedoring conditions), and therefore she is especially qualified for rendering advice within the stevedoring business.

Ulla Fabricius is listed in Chambers and Legal 500 as leading individual in Shipping and Transport Law in Denmark. Ulla Fabricius is appointed specialist in the ICC International Commission for Transport, Logistics, Trade, and Customs. Thus, Ulla Fabricius was part of the team drafting INCOTerms 2010 and UCP 600. Ulla Fabricius is a certified arbitrator and experienced litigator with the right to appear before the Supreme Court in Denmark.


NJORD Law Firm, Partner (2013-); Bang + Regnarsen Advokater, Partner (2002-2012); Schaumburg-Müller & Fabricius, Partner (1999-2002); Lind & Cadovius Advokataktieselskab, Attorney (1996-1999); McMillan & Binch Law Firm, Toronto, Canada, stationing (1993); DFDS A/S, stationing (1992); External teacher of transport law at Copenhagen Business School (1992-1996); Dragsted Advokater, Assistant Attorney and Attorney (1989-1996); Department of the Danish Ministry of Energy, legal adviser (1988-1989)


Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, and English.


Member of Advisory Board for Professor Dr. jur. Vibe Ulfbech in connection with the establishment of Centre for Transport at the University of Copenhagen; Comité Maritime International (CMI); International Law Association (ILA); Forening for Erstatnings- og Forsikringsret (FEF); International Association for Insurance Law (AIDA); Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA)


Admitted to the Supreme Court of Denmark (2005); Certified arbitrator (2009); Admitted to the Danish Bar (1992); University of Copenhagen, Master of Law (1988); Special degree in maritime law at the University of Oslo, Nordisk Institutt for Sjørett (1988)


Author of the annotated book on the Act on Agreements in International Carriage of Goods by Road (CMR), Jurist- og Økonomforbundets Forlag (2005 and 2017 edition); Co-author of a web-based legal comments on the General Terms and Conditions of Nordisk Speditør Forbund (NSAB 2000), Danske Speditører; Article in Marius, Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law, No. 406; Co-author of an article in the European Transport Law, No. 5/2011; Legal adviser for the FEF portal and correspondent for the European Transport Law commenting on issues and rulings of transport law. Further, Ulla is a frequent lecturer at international transport and insurance conferences.


Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

NJORD Law Firm's dispute expertise encompasses insurance, competition, pharmaceuticals, maritime, procurement, media and white-collar crime matters. Thomas Ryhl and Ulla Fabricius jointly lead the practice; Ryhl acted in an employment dispute relating to whether a Romanian chauffeur employed by a Slovakian road haulier should be subject to Slovakian labour laws despite his road haulage taking place in Northern Europe, and Fabricius acted for an industry association in challenging the driving and rest time rules for Danish road hauliers.

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Shipping and transport

Within: Leading individuals

Ulla Fabricius - NJORD Law Firm

Within: Shipping and transport

NJORD Law Firm handles the full spectrum of shipping matters for clients including Scandlines and DSV Air & Sea. Litigator Ulla Fabricius leads the team and acted for wind turbine part haulier Torben Rafn & Co, whose truck was hit by a train in Poland while carrying a turbine. Other recent mandates include transport specialist Christian Benedictsen-Nislev advising Færgesekretariatet on public procurement, regulatory compliance and marine insurance issues; and litigator Thomas Ryhl representing House of Prince in a claim against Kazemier Transport relating to the loss of cigarette cartons while shipping goods from Hungary to Denmark.

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