Firms To Watch: Dispute resolution

Punct Advokater, newly founded in January 2023, includes senior practitioners Lotte Noer and Peter Christian Kierkegaard, who previously headed up the practice at KLAR Advokater, and attorney Martin Brandt Norris. The firm has notable experience in insurance claims.

Dispute resolution in Denmark


The ‘extremely qualified team‘ at Bech-Bruun often appears before the Supreme Court in commercial litigation and international arbitration proceedings. Johannes Grove Nielsen heads up the practice, which includes Anne Buhl Bjelke, who has ample experience in representing clients in cases concerning liability for damages and insurance cover, as well as reinsurance claims. The team’s varied client base includes notable insurance companies, banks, and pension funds. Camilla Søgaard Hudson is a transport, maritime and insurance law specialist, who handles cases concerning charterparties, carriage of goods, and bunker disputes; and associate Rasmus Schmidt focuses on representing clients in commercial contract disputes, management liability cases, and post-M&A litigation. In 2023, the practice also benefitted notably from the firm’s merger with ‘super strong‘ boutique litigation firm Lundsgaard & Partnere, adding ‘outstanding lawyerSøren Lundsgaard, ‘very skilled litigatorArianne Svardal-Stelmer and associate Daniel Myhre Engell to the firm’s roster. Carsten Pedersen retired in 2022.

Practice head(s):

Johannes Grove Nielsen

Other key lawyers:

Claus Berg; Anne Buhl Bjelke; Rasmus Schmidt; Camilla Søgaard Hudson; Søren Lundsgaard; Arianne Svardal-Stelmer; Daniel Myhre Engell; Camilla Søbjerg Nielsen


‘Profound knowledge base, timely, efficient, they are an extremely qualified team. Especially capable in multi-jurisdictional advice. Very responsive and pleasant to work with.’

‘Bech-Bruun has at all levels a service minded approach.’

‘Søren Lundsgaard is a beacon in the Danish dispute arena, he enjoys an excellent reputation and rightly so. He has a remarkable presence and is not afraid to embrace any dispute. Daniel Myhre Engell also deserves recognition for taking a deep dive into matters and leaving no stone unturned.’

‘Søren Lundsgaard stands out. Cross examining is a skill but cross examining in a foreign language with skill and humour is exceptional. Arianne Svardal-Stelmer is a very bright lawyer with a strong future ahead of her. Daniel Myhre Engell has excellent English skills and brings careful thought and consideration to the team.’

‘Johannes Grove Nielsen has assisted clients in an excellent manner, he is very skilled.’

‘It has been a great pleasure to work with the team. Camilla Søbjerg Nielsen has been great.’

‘Anne Buhl Bjelke was the partner we worked with and provides a very good service in long running disputes.’

Key clients

Energinet (owned by the Danish Ministry of Energy)

MAN Energy Solutions SE

Howden Insurance Brokers AB (part of the Hyperion Insurance Group)

VTG Rail Europe GmbH

Gjensidige Insurance


Landbrug & Fødevarer

BETRI P/F (formerly P/F Tryggingarfelagið Føroyar)

Kai Andersen A/S

Danfoss A/S


AIG Insurance

Danske Bank A/S

Danica Pension, Livsforsikringsaktieselskab


Alm. Brand Forsikring A/S

Frasers Group PLC

Evergreen Marine Corporation (Taiwan) Limited

Marsh & McLennan Agency A/S


AP Ejendomme A/S

Work highlights

  • Represented a former board member of Roskilde Bank A/S in a dispute regarding alleged mismanagement of a bank collapse in 2008 due to the financial crisis. The claim amounts to DKK1bn.
  • Representing Evergreen Marine Corporation (Taiwan) Limited before the Maritime and Commercial High Court against Maersk A/S. The dispute arose out of the container vessel Ever Given’s blockage of the Suez Canal in March 2021.
  • Representing the estate of Thor Shipping and Sofia Shipping in a number of disputes against Thornico A/S and Thorco Projects A/S in relation to claw back claims from the bankruptcy of Thor and Sofia Shipping as well as in D&O claims against former management.

Bruun & Hjejle

Bruun & Hjejle has a well-renowned practice, which often represents a varied client base in cross-border arbitration proceedings and M&A disputes, as well as disputes concerning professional liability issues, tax elements, public law work, and state aid claims. Ole Spiermann guides the team, frequently representing domestic mortgage institutions, investment funds and banks. Karsten Kristofferson is a ‘stand out ‘ member of the team, often handling disputes in the oil and gas sector, while Jakob Lentz represents auditors and lawyers as part of his professional liability practice. The team also focuses on representing corporates in energy and regulatory related disputes before the Danish Utility Regulator and the Danish Energy Board of Appeal. Johannes Hedegaard and Lasse Mikkelsen were promoted to partner in January 2022, with Hedegaard contributing his experience in insolvency claims. Josefine Movin Østergaard is a key name at the junior level.

Practice head(s):

Ole Spiermann

Other key lawyers:

Karsten Kristoffersen; Johannes Hedegaard; Jakob Lentz; Lasse Mikkelsen; Josefine Movin Østergaard


‘High quality advice, knowledgeable.’

‘Karsten Kristoffersen – stand out for being proactive and solution-oriented.’

‘Jacob Lenz and Ole Spiermann are leading names within accountants liability.’

‘When dealing with Bruun & Hjejle’s dispute resolution team you will feel the full team behind and in front of you. Karsten Kristoffersen has exceptional commercial, legal and procedural skills which combined with strong communication and proactivity stands out. Ole Spiermann has an additional theoretical level compared to most peers and an exceptional experience in complex cases.’

‘Highly experienced, highest expertise on both legal and procedural matters, energetic and strong team work across the seniority levels, seamless cooperation and communication.’

‘Ole Spiermann and Johannes Hedegaard, have in a short time, gained in depth expertise in a very niche subject matter. Combined with their excellent litigation skills, they have been able to provide invaluable legal assistance.’

Key clients

Danske Bank A/S

Bios Ambulance Services Denmark A/S in bankruptcy

Hesalight A/S in bankruptcy

Totalkredit A/S

Tryg A/S

Finans Danmark (The Danish Bankers Association)

Ørsted A/S (formerly DONG Energy A/S)

SEB Bank AB (Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken)

Nets A/S

Alm. Brand Bank A/S

Nordea Bank Abp

Finansiel Stabilitet (The Danish state’s financial unwinding vehicle)


Jyske Bank

Risen Energy Co., Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Representing one of Denmark’s largest law firms against a claim for damages of estimated DKK1.2bn brought by the Danish Tax Authorities.
  • Represented the bankruptcy estate of Hesalight A/S in a claim against its former management, board of directors and auditor.
  • Representing one of Denmark’s largest law firms in proceedings before the Danish Eastern High Court about professional standards and ethics relating to an independent legal investigation conducted on behalf of the Danish Ministry of Taxation.

Gorrissen Federspiel

The ‘highly skilled and knowledgeable’ team at Gorrissen Federspiel consists of ‘very experienced litigators‘ and ‘great strategists’, who frequently act in international arbitrations and cross-border disputes. Henriette Gernaa spearheads the practice as an experienced arbitrator, often providing advice to domestic and global blue-chip corporates and professional services companies, while Kenneth Hvelplund Pedersen consistently attracts arbitrator appointments relating to commercial disputes and handles issues arising from bankruptcy estates and acquisition-related proceedings. The ‘amazingJacob Skude Rasmussen uses his ‘vast experience‘ to represent shipping and energy companies and financial institutions before the Supreme Court. Managing counsel Søren Henriksen contributes his ‘sharp legal prowess‘ and experience in securities and commercial litigation, and Steen Hellmann joined the practice in 2023 from Viltoft.

Practice head(s):

Henriette Gernaa

Other key lawyers:

Lotte Eskesen; Jacob Skude Rasmussen; Kenneth Hvelplund Pedersen; Søren Henriksen; Steen Hellmann


‘The dispute resolution team at Gorrissen Federspiel is highly skilled and knowledgeable.’

‘Jacob Skude Rasmussen has vast experience, making him a safe pair of hands in difficult circumstances. He is easy going and pragmatic and will tell you straight what he believes can and can’t hold as arguments. Jacob is a very likeable person.’

‘A team of highly qualified individuals with a good commercial understanding. Always involved, best in class.’

‘Jacob Skude Rasmussen is the only attorney you need by your side when conflicts emerge.’

‘Very experienced litigators, great strategists, reliable, and get the job done.’

‘Henriette Gernaa and Søren Henriksen make up a great team, Henriette being the experienced strategist and litigator, and Søren making sure all stones are turned and all deliverables executed on.’

‘Gorrissen’s lawyers are pragmatic, responsive, professional and highly knowledgeable in their field.’

‘Jacob Skude Rasmussen is amazing, calm, and provides the client with full trust. Søren Henriksen has been instrumental in the day-to-day management of the case. Together, they jointly provide very strategic and commercially oriented advice.’

Key clients

Danske Bank A/S

Deloitte Statsautoriseret Revisionspartnerselskab

Carnegie Investment Bank and Morgan Stanley & Co. International Plc.

FSN Capital Partners

Finansiel Stabilitet A/S

Goldman Sachs International

Bunker Holding A/S

TIP Trailer Lease Services

Maersk A/S

Zebra A/S (Flying Tiger)

Work highlights

  • Represented Danske Bank in one of the largest securities disputes brought by coalitions representing several hundreds of former and current shareholders. The aggregate claim value amounts to approximately DKK12.9bn.
  • Represented Deloitte in proceedings instigated by several of the bankruptcy estates in the (former) OW Bunker group. The case concerns auditor liability arising out of the collapse of OW Bunker.
  • Advising Zebra A/S (Flying Tiger) on a dispute with DSV Air & Sea A/S regarding the interpretation and breach of a freight services agreement regarding the international sea carriage of Zebra’s goods.

Kromann Reumert

Kromann Reumert‘s practice displays deep bench strength and ‘outstanding knowledge‘, often handling landmark cases concerning M&A, IT and insurance issues. The ‘exceptionalFrank Bøggild is at the ‘top of the game‘ in commercial litigation and arbitration, regularly acting as an arbitrator; he is also a specialist in IP and marketing litigation and heads up the team. Claus Juel Hansen handles disputes and arbitration proceedings relating to employment, labour, and commercial law, and Kolja Staunstrup, described as ‘one of the best lawyers in this generation‘, has a distinct specialism in IP litigation. The team regularly represents insurance companies, banks and mortgage credit institutions on matters concerning directors and officers liability before the Supreme Court. Hans Jakob Folker utilises his experience as a former prosecutor to act as defence counsel to clients in private criminal law matters and senior consultant Andrew Poole excels in international arbitration.

Practice head(s):

Frank Bøggild

Other key lawyers:

Claus Juel Hansen; Jens Rostock-Jensen; Kolja Staunstrup; Hans Jakob Folker; Andrew Poole


‘The team is probably the leading dispute resolution team in Denmark. They handle some of the largest disputes within all areas.’

‘Kolja Staunstrup is likely the best litigator in his generation. He stands out as a true expert, paying attention to all details without missing the overview and while maintaining a clear focus on the goal.’

‘Claus Juel Hansen is well respected for his client handling and is extremely consistent.’

‘Outstanding knowledge of complex litigation and arbitration matters as regards both causation and working with financial/damages experts.’

‘Frank Bøggild is exceptional from both case strategy and oratory perspectives. He also has a team and uses leverage very effectively, giving them opportunities where they can thrive.’

‘I consider Kolja Staunstrup to be one of the best lawyers in this generation. Apart from his excellent understanding of the law and his superb legal argumentation, he is in my view, second to none in his understanding of the factual details of cases, which makes him my preferred choice.’

‘Easy to work with, sympathetic, professional and experienced. Frank Bøggild and Kolja Staunstrup are great litigators, strong in court and during arbitrations, always available, hard working and with great individual personalities.’

‘Frank Bøggild is a very experienced litigator who is extremely good at zooming in on the matters that make the difference in litigation.’

Key clients

Agat Ejendomme A/S

Aller Media

Arla Foods Amba

Atlantis Rejser


Codan Insurance A/S


Coop Danmark A/S

Copenhagen Airports A/S

Danish Agriculture & Food Council

Danske Bank

Danske Spil A/S

De Danske Bilimportører

DSB (Danish State Railways)

Elgiganten A/S

Eventtec ApS

F&H of Scandinavia A/S

Finansiel Stabilitet

Frida Forsikringsformidling A/S

Hempel A/S


If Insurance

Jysk A/S

Jyske Bank

Nordea Bank Abp. Finland

Landbrug & Fødevarer AmbA

Pandora A/S

Nordic Waterproofing A/S (Phønix)

SAS Danmark A/S

Saxo Bank A/S

Tryg Forsikring


Ørsted A/S

Work highlights

  • Acted for Finansiel Stabilitet in the Supreme Court against the former CEO of EBH bank a/s in a case of directors liability.
  • Represented Elsam against claims from 1,100 Danish companies claiming damages of DKK4.4bn for allegedly excessive pricing on the wholesale electricity market.
  • Represented FLSmidth A/S against a claim for damages of EUR46.7m brought before the Copenhagen Maritime and Commercial Court by two cement plant operators based in Egypt and Algeria respectively.


Plesner‘s dispute resolution practice remains a market leader, often acting in international arbitrations, in addition to handling contentious matters before the European Court of Justice and the Supreme Court. Peter Schradieck leads the practice with 20 years’ experience in representing clients in domestic and international arbitrations and disputes, particularly concerning general commercial liability, distribution, construction and agency issues. The team regularly represents and advises a varied client base which includes energy companies, Finansiel Stabilitet, and cosmetics corporates. Jimmy Skjold Hansen is a ‘very smart young lawyer‘ who has ample experience in commercial and investment arbitration proceedings on an international scale, while Torben Bondrop contributes his specialist knowledge in insurance and tort law, with a distinct emphasis on product, D&O, and consultants’ liability claims.

Practice head(s):

Peter Schradieck


‘One of the major strengths of the Plesner team is that they truly act as a team. The lead partner will seamlessly use a wider team, thereby avoiding bottlenecks. This works only because the various chains are all strong within their own level of seniority so that it always feels safe and relevant to work with any given member of the team.’

‘Great team, capable of handling complex matters.’

‘Jimmy Skjold Hansen is a very smart young lawyer.’

‘Unique ability to see the big picture, but also the important details.’

Key clients

Greenland Minerals A/S and Greenland Minerals Ltd.

Telenor Norge AS and Telenor Danmark A/S

Finansiel Stabilitet

Morgan Stanley & Co International Plc.


Carnegie Investment Bank, branch of Carnegie Investment Bank AB

Elis Denmark (formerly Berendsen Textil Service) (part of Elis Group)



ASEC CEMENT S.A.E. and Qala Holdings

Tryg Insurance

G.V.L. Entreprise

C.F. Møller Architects




Swiss Re

British American Tobacco

Work highlights

  • Representing Greenland Minerals in a high-stakes and high-profile international arbitration against Greenland and Denmark. The matter concerns Greenland Mineral’s rare earth mining project in Greenland.
  • Representing the former CEO of Danske Bank A/S in the case concerning Danske Bank’s Estonian branch, and the alleged violations of anti-money laundering rules.
  • Representing Finansiel Stabilitet (the Danish resolution authority) regarding both alleged violations of anti-money laundering rules and two civil cases regarding claims raised by Finansiel Stabilitet against former members of the management of the now ceased Københavns Andelskasse (Copenhagen Cooperative Bank).

Poul Schmith

Poul Schmith houses a talented team which represents clients in domestic and international arbitrations, tribunals, ad hoc panels, and before the Supreme Court. Sune Riisgaard oversees the practice as a knowledgeable tax litigator, while Sune Fugleholm is a ‘highly effective’ litigator who often represents the Danish Government before the Supreme Court. Kasper Mortensen is a construction and property disputes specialist; Paw Fruerlund handles the technology, investment, and administrative side of the disputes practice; and Tomas Ilsøe Andersen is a commercial litigation expert. The team is particularly recognised for its frequent representation of Danish public authorities and well known corporates such as Zurich Insurance and AIG. Casper Christiansen was promoted to partner in 2022.

Practice head(s):

Sune Riisgaard

Other key lawyers:

Sune Fugleholm; Kasper Mortensen; Paw Fruerlund; Tomas Ilsøe Andersen; Casper Christiansen; Christian Bo Kolding-Krøger


‘This is probably the most experienced team in dispute resolution in Denmark. Because of the very high number of cases litigated by Poul Schmidt, they have insights and knowledge that is second to none in the market.’

‘Sune Fugleholm is the leading lawyer in Copenhagen when it comes to public law disputes. He is a highly effective litigator, I have always enjoyed his creativity and ability to view cases from new perspectives. He is highly recommended.’

‘Christian Bo Kolding-Krøger and Tomas Ilsøe Andersen have great commercial knowledge and very quickly get to grips with relevant issues on cross-border matters.’

‘Good cooperation and knowledge of the public sector, solution orientated.’

‘Highly skilled and professional team. Delivers high quality and thoroughness and has an excellent understanding of the terms and conditions of its clients in the public sector. They are second to none.’

‘Poul Schmidt has a strong team in every position, and is a great partner in collaboration both in the legal area and in the technological.’

‘They are thorough, available, and very dedicated to delivering high quality. They respect deadlines and provide you with feedback and direction as to what way to go.’

‘Always strong and analytic in approach to the cases and ready with solutions.’

Key clients

AXA XL, a division of AXA S.A.

Aviva plc



Lloyd’s Insurance Co. SA

AP Pension

Sedgwick Leif Hansen A/S and Sedgwick in Ireland

Procuritas Capital Investors Fund IV LP/GP

Chubb European Group SE

The Travelers Indemnity Company

SOS International


Zurich Insurance

Willis Towers Watson I/S

Altor Fund II GP Ltd

OW Lux S.ár.l

Ministry of Mineral Resources, Greenland

Work highlights

  • Representing the Greenlandic Government and the Danish State in a very complex arbitration matter regarding the rights to mine certain resources in Greenland.
  • Representing Altor Fund II GP Ltd. and OW Lux S.ár.l in complex litigation before the Eastern High Court of Denmark.
  • Advised Aviva on a cross-border product liability related recourse claim regarding a fire in a building allegedly caused by a product sold by a UK based trading company insured by AVIVA to an uninsured Danish trading company and resold to a separately insured Danish retailer.

DLA Piper Denmark

The team at DLA Piper Denmark is guided by Anders Julius Tengvad, who has broad experience in insurance and damages claims, and frequently appears before the Supreme Court and arbitration tribunals in matters concerning management, accountant and product liability issues. The team is well known for its specialised knowledge in insurance, shipping and construction disputes, as well as product and professional liability litigation. Georg Lett focuses on assisting clients in the finance and insurance spheres, and often appears before the European Court of Justice and arbitration tribunals; and Pernille Sølling is a pensions and life insurance specialist who often acts for corporates in addition to public authorities, frequently appearing before the Danish Building and Construction Arbitration Board. Jacob Thomsen was promoted to partner in January 2022 and regularly assists domestic and international clients with disputes concerning insurance coverage and liability issues.

Practice head(s):

Anders Julius Tengvad

Other key lawyers:

Georg Lett; Pernille Sølling; Jacob Thomsen

Key clients

Garantifonden for skadesforsikringsselskaber (The Guarantee Fund)

AP Pension

Colliers International

DB Cargo

PFA Pension






TELE Greenland (now Tusass)


Work highlights

  • Representing AP Pension in a group of individual cases, filed after a class action suit involving 220 claimants was dismissed. The cases concern whether the requisite level of information was provided during a transition from a guaranteed pension to a market rate of interest on a pension scheme portfolio.
  • Acted as a co-prosecutor in the impeachment case against the former Minister of Immigration and Integration, where an impeachment court found them guilty.
  • Represented a group of energy companies against the Danish Road Directorate before the Danish Supreme Court. The case concerned whether pipeline owners or the Road Directorate as the landowner should ultimately bear the costs of the pipeline works.


The ‘highly qualified‘ team at Horten regularly represents a varied client base on the full range of jurisdictional, post-M&A and contractual disputes. The ‘incredibly sharpBirgitte Frølund heads up the practice, and often acts for corporates and financial institutions in international disputes concerning insolvency and regulatory issues. Jakob Tingskov‘s area of primary focus is representing domestic and international clients in international commercial disputes and arbitration proceedings, while Christina Steen regularly represents auditors, technical advisers and auditors in disputes relating to professional and product liability claims.

Practice head(s):

Birgitte Frølund

Other key lawyers:

Jakob Tingskov; Christina Steen


‘Birgitte Frølund is exactly the litigator you would like to have by your side – and certainly not on your opponent’s. She is able to work and think herself into very comprehensive legal material in no time and form very fine, structured court material. She is incredibly sharp in foreseeing the arguments of your opponent and a very stable ground to stand on in litigation matters.’

‘Horten’s work is highly qualified and I am very satisfied with the partner’s skills.’

Key clients

ING Bank N.V.


Fitness World A/S

CNA Hardy, Denmark

Jyske Bank A/S

MAN Truck & Bus AG



Work highlights

  • Representing Barclays Bank PLC in a case involving the interpretation of art. 7.2 and 8.2 of Brussels I Regulation. The case was initiated by the Danish Tax authorities against a number of international banks alleging the banks’ responsibility for loss of dividend refund tax paid to Canadian pension Fund HOOPP.
  • Representing ING Bank in all matters pertaining to the OW Bunker bankruptcy, including judication cases against the Danish estates re the bank’s claims in the estates, and representing the creditors’ committee in two of the Danish estates.
  • Representing a former employee of Danske Bank in an AML case, involving criminal investigations in Denmark and the US, and a number of civil cases in Denmark pertaining to alleged investor losses due to the AML scandal.


The ‘fantastic‘ team at Lundgrens utilises its deep bench strength to handle insolvency, IP and commercial disputes, and assist with the expropriation of real estate in the public sector.  The ‘excellentNicolai B. Sørensen leads the fast-growing team, and uses his ‘first-class litigation skills‘ to represent UK and US law firms in insurance, tax and white-collar crime cases. Dan Terkildsen is ‘highly skilled‘ when it comes to handling claw back proceedings and professional liability issues, while the team often represents banks and insurance companies before the Accountants Disciplinary Tribunal.

Practice head(s):

Nicolai B. Sørensen

Other key lawyers:

Dan Terkildsen; Rasmus Vang 


‘This is my first choice for commercial and IP litigation in Denmark. They are very knowledgeable and have a strong work ethic.’

‘Dan Terkildsen is a highly skilled and very experienced litigator. We have faith and absolute trust that our cases will be processed and presented in cases in the best manner.’

‘Lundgrens have demonstrated the highest level of expertise in their advice. The dispute resolution team is fantastic. They provide solid and accurate legal advice.’

‘Lundgrens works well with international counsel. They are well versed in Danish law, have a deep bench of experience, and strong working relationships with Danish government officials.’

‘Nicolai Sørensen is excellent. He is very bright and has extensive experience and sound judgment. Nicolai delivers high quality advice with both feet on the ground with his first-class litigation skills.’

‘Lundgrens’ dispute resolution team is one of the best in the country. They have quickly become a very significant player, and are very well known and respected for their expertise.’

Key clients

Atlas Edge

Philips AB

Nordnet Bank AB

HDI Global Specialty SE

By & Havn

Fælledby P/S

Copenhagen Airports A/S

Landbrug og fødevarer F.m.b.A

Rendbæk Windmill Park

Cheminova A/S / FMC

Haldor Topsøe A/S

G4S Security Services

Johnson Controls



New Nordic Advisors Ltd

HDI Global SE

Codan A/S


Danish Agriculture & Food Council

PFA Ejendomme

Oestergaard A/S

Steen & Strøm

AON Danmark A/S

Work highlights

  • Representing the Oestergaard group, a leading manufacturer in the heavy industry sector, in an ongoing series of local and international disputes with the Haarslev Group.
  • Advising UK and US law firms on pending billion-dollar lawsuits in New York, London, Frankfurt and Denmark regarding the CUM/EX scandal.
  • Acting in a number of cases stemming from Qudos Insurance’s bankruptcy.


Specialist construction and real estate boutique firm Viltoft houses a skilled team, which frequently represents public sector employers, insurance companies, contractors, and technical advisers in construction disputes involving delay and defect claims. ‘Stand-out partnerPeter Fauerholdt Thommesen heads up the practice following Steen Hellmann's departure to Gorrissen Federspiel. Henrik Hauge Andersen often represents consultants in construction-related disputes, while Morten Ruben Brage regularly appears before the Commercial High Court and the Danish Building and Construction Arbitration Board on behalf of subcontractors.

Practice head(s):

Peter Fauerholdt Thommesen

Other key lawyers:

Henrik Hauge Andersen; Morten Ruben Brage


‘High level of commitment and trust, high skill level.’

‘Peter Thommesen is a high quality, stand-out partner.’

‘A robust and commerciel approach.’

Key clients


Tryg Forsikring

Copydan KulturPlus

Gladsaxe Municipality

Lundgaard & Tranberg Architects



Arkitema Architects

Rubow Architects

NNE (Novo Nordisk Engineering)

Danish Nurses’ Organisation

The Union of Communication and Language Professionals

Odense Tramway


LINK arkitektur A/S

SH Installation A/S



Work highlights

  • Representing Metroselskabet (the public company in charge of building and operating the Copenhagen metro) against the Copenhagen Metro Team (CMT), which has filed a number of large claims totalling approx. €1bn against Metroselskabet, for alleged extra works, delay and disruption.
  • Representing Copydan KulturPlus in a lawsuit against the Danish state claiming approx. €180m in damages for Denmark’s failure to fully implement the EU Copyrights Directive into Danish law.
  • Representing Rubow Arkitekter in a dispute regarding extra works, length of time, and defects on a project, and works contracted by the Municipality of Hvidovre.

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab‘s team is renowned for handling a variety of commercial disputes concerning professional liability, restructuring and insolvency, M&A, and real estate elements. ‘Star of the teamJacob Møller Dirksen leads the practice, often representing domestic and international insurers and blue-chip corporates in disputes. The practice also frequently collaborates with the firm's information technology and outsourcing teams on disputes in those fields. Daniel Haue Jakobsson often acts as an arbitrator, and frequently handles disputes involving construction contract liability, M&A and managerial liability issues.

Practice head(s):

Jacob Møller Dirksen

Other key lawyers:

Daniel Haue Jakobsson; Josephine Friis Schouenborg


‘Jacob Møller Dirksen is the star of the team. He has created a remarkable market presence for himself and his team over the past 10 years. His analysis is razor sharp – a cool and nice guy to know!’

‘Both Jacob Møller Dirksen and Daniel Haue Jakobsson are very nice people and also highly regarded colleagues, who have strong analytical skills.’

‘Daniel Haue Jakobsson is a diligent and ‘fail-safe’ lawyer. I have worked with Josephine Friis Schouenborg on a particular assignment and she stands out as mature for her age, finding operative solutions.’

‘A strong team with multiple skills.’

‘Jacob Møller Dirksen is very active in arbitration circles in Denmark.’

‘The practice group is very professionally led by Jacob Møller Dirksen, who has a deep and profound knowledge in dispute resolution work and also Jacob is a very skilled arbitrator. He has taken the Dispute Resolution Group of Accura to a new level.’

‘Jacob Møller Dirksen is a strong and capable head of the practice. He is particularly good with W&I insurance and post-M&A disputes.’

Key clients

Facebook / Meta



Zurich Insurance

Arbejdernes Landsbank



Swiss Re


Baker Tilly


Babcock Wanson


AP Pension

Align Technology Inc.

Aegean Airlines

The Danish Institute of Arbitration

Saxo Bank

AXA Insurance

MSIG Insurance Europe AG

Crawford & Company


Olympic Air


Odeno A/S

Bach Gruppen


BTV Multimedia GmbH

Work highlights

  • Represented one of the world’s largest privately-owned energy companies in a complex and multi-million energy arbitration about biogas.
  • Advised a Luxembourg company in a DKK500m+ dispute concerning the consequences of distribution of dividends from a Danish subsidiary.
  • Representing a London-based venture capital company and a law firm in DKK100m+ disputes before courts and arbitral tribunals with a Danish venture capital fund concerning breach of contract and professional liability.|


Clemens houses a talented team which often appears before the High Court and Supreme Court, as well as acting in arbitration proceedings in the real estate and construction sectors. Søren Hammer Westmark spearheads the practice and principally handles contentious matters concerning construction and real estate law; he often appears before the Supreme Court. Simon Langvardt Müller is a real estate specialist who frequently represents domestic and international retailers, property owners and public institutions in matters concerning commercial leases and the purchase and sale of commercial properties, while Harry Ruby Andreasen is an adept litigator who is also an expert in commercial leases.

Practice head(s):

Søren Hammer Westmark

Other key lawyers:

Simon Langvardt Müller; Harry Ruby Andreasen


‘Clemens is solution-oriented and keeps a strong focus on the client’s relationship and goals with the assignment.’

‘Simon Langvardt Müller is the one who drives the process forward with great insight, good contact with the client in relation to his wishes and relationship.’

‘Simon Langvardt Müller is always professionally competent and fair-minded, keeps the rope tight in the rather long legal proceedings. On top professionally.’

‘Harry Ruby Andreasen – always the good professional full back.’

Key clients

Salling Group A/S

Coop Danmark A/S

Bestseller A/S

Synoptik A/S

Telia Denmark, Filial af Telia Nättjänster Norden AB, Sverige

The Cosmo Group

Ball Group Denmark ApS

Normal A/S

Vestas Offshore Wind A/S

Hilfiger Stores Denmark ApS

Handelsbanken, Filial af Svenska Handelsbanken AB, Sverige

Løvbjerg Supermarked A/S

DAHL Law Firm

DAHL Law Firm‘s practice predominantly represents clients in the insurance and real estate and construction sectors in disputes concerning professional and product liability issues, in addition to workplace compensation claims. Claes Wildfang has substantial experience in cross-border intellectual property litigation in a variety of countries including India, the UK, France and Germany. Niels Wulff is an adept construction litigator and primarily represents suppliers, landowners and subcontractors in arbitrations and claims. Kristian Skovsgaard has over 10 years’ experience in handling construction law matters, alongside Hans Erik Steffensen, who also handles procurement litigation.

Practice head(s):

Claes Wildfang

Other key lawyers:

Niels Wulff; Hans Erik Steffensen; Kristian Skovsgaard


‘Hans Erik Steffensen and Kristian Skovsgaard have a high professional level, and the collaboration they practice internally has proven its worth over the years.’

‘What is unique is Dahl’s knowledge of our company and the long-standing collaboration.’

‘We know DAHL Advokatfirma as a serious and skilled player in the Danish legal industry. We believe that DAHL has particularly good skills in the area of litigation and construction law.’

‘I can particularly recommend lawyer Niels Wulff as a significant capacity within the field of construction law, where his extensive knowledge and negotiation skills give clients high value for money.’

‘I think Hans Erik Steffensen is very competent, trustworthy and very experienced.’

‘I have worked with Kristian Skovsgaard. No nonsense – always straight up in any case, and totally honest on our position. Very competent, and always on top of any situation and market changes. Always reachable, or returns contact immediately. We never loose.’

Key clients

Codan Forsikring A/S

Nordisk Svejsekontrol A/S

Valmont SM A/S

CJ Anlæg Bolig Erhverv A/S

TG Verk Sp Færøerne

TG Verk Sp Iceland

Give Steel A/S

Taasinge Elementer A/S

Palsgaard Spær A/S

Concept Living A/S by ABC

ABC Pavilloner A/S


Hustømrerne A/S

Rop A/S

DI Teknik

Eurocon A/S


Viggo Bendz A/S

Wennstrom Solutions & Services A/S

Powercare A/S

Northern Greens A/S

Work highlights

  • Representing former minister Inger Støjberg in the sixth impeachment case in Denmark’s history.
  • Representing Taasinge Elementer A/S in an arbitration case against Jönsson A/S, regarding extra works and delay.


Kennedys houses a specialist team of practitioners, who are well versed in domestic and cross-border corporate and commercial insurance disputes. Senior associate Martin Trier has extensive expertise regarding product liability, property insurance and recourse cases. The ‘hugely talentedHeidi Bloch was promoted to partner in May 2022, and uses her ‘extraordinary eye for detail’ and specialism in financial lines disputes and litigation concerning tort and insurance law to advise and represent large insurance companies.

Other key lawyers:

Heidi Bloch; Janus Krarup; Martin Trier


‘The market knowledge, collaboration skills, and work ethic of the Kennedys team is second to none. Their availability, problem solving abilities, and communication is excellent. They are flexible in their approach and I am able to contact any member of the team with ease at any time. I would highly recommend Kennedys in the region for their local knowledge and collaborative style.’

‘Heidi Bloch and Janus Krarup form an excellent team, well versed in the local jurisdiction, very hardworking, and available whenever required.’

‘Heidi Bloch has an extraordinary eye for detail, and coupled with her engaging style, makes her hugely talented professional.’


The team at Mazanti-Andersen uses its ‘exceptional experience‘ to represent clients in claims regarding high-profile bankruptcies, environmental law, and white-collar crime cases. Anne Almose Røpke jointly leads the practice alongside Philip S Thorsen; Røpke uses her ‘excellent understanding‘ of tort and contract law to represent domestic and international corporates in mediation proceedings and commercial disputes, while Thorsen has over 25 years’ experience in contentious work, often acting for clients in cases concerning breaches of commercial contracts and professional liability issues. Morten Samuelsson often appears before the Supreme Court and High Court and regularly represents former bank directors in proceedings brought by the Danish Government.

Practice head(s):

Anne Almose Røpke; Philip S. Thorsen

Other key lawyers:

Morten Samuelsson


‘The team is very dedicated and serious with a high degree of integrity and knowledge.’

‘Philip Thorsen is very pleasant and accurate to work with. High integrity and dedicated focus.’

‘Anne Almose Røpke has excellent understanding, and understands where to focus in complex situations.’

‘Team has exceptional experience, and provides a very big picture view on matters.’

Key clients




HDI Gerling



Navigators Int.

Danske Boligadvokater

Work highlights

  • Representing one of the defendants, a former director of Roskilde Bank, in claims brought by government agency Finansiel Stabilitet following the bankruptcy of Roskilde Bank.
  • Representing Bunker Holding as one of three businesses in a high-profile criminal trial concerning the unlawful trading of oil products in Syria.
  • Represented Bregentved in a dispute with Nykredit Bank A/S concerning the market value at early termination of two significant interest rate swap agreements.

Nielsen Nørager

Nielsen Nørager fields a team of practitioners which handles the full range of disputes concerning insurance, financial services, public and tax elements. Michael Kjær Lauritsen co-heads the practice alongside Henrik Peytz. Lauritsen often appears before the District Court and High Court, as well as the Danish Building and Construction Arbitration Board in disputes relating to product, commercial, professional and construction liability issues, all areas in which Jan Presfeldt has ample experience. Notable clients for the team include the Danish Chamber of Commerce, Pædagogernes Pension and the Danish Society for Nature Conservation. Michael Wiisbye is an expert in insurance related litigation, regularly representing domestic and international insurance companies before the Supreme Court.

Practice head(s):

Michael Kjær Lauritsen; Henrik Peytz

Other key lawyers:

Michael Wiisbye; Jan Presfeldt; Eigil Lego Andersen


‘The Nielsen & Nørager team are known to be leaders in their field, and are respected as being fair opponents, who perform at the highest level of their expertise.’

‘Michael Kjær Lauritsen manages to combine a very informal and likeable approach to clients with an extremely high level of professionalism within the field of the law.’

‘Nielsen Nørager is comprised of highly specialised lawyers, in order to be able to target the issues as efficiently as possible.’

‘Henrik Peytz is highly experienced, and not just as for environmental issues, but also before the courts of law. He is dedicated, and persistent, as well as easy going.’

‘Michael Wiisbye and Jan Presfeldt are among the elite insurance lawyers in Denmark, who are not only known for their comprehensive understanding of insurance law, but also as very skilled litigators.’

Key clients

HDI Specialty

HDI Global

NKT Cables A/S

Pædagogernes Pension (The Teachers Pensions Fund)


If P&C Insurance

Danish Chamber of Commerce


The Danish Society for Nature Conservation


ALKA Insurance

Tryg Insurance


Bygma A/S

NJORD Law Firm

NJORD Law Firm is home to a varied practice which regularly represents large brand names, such as Coca-Cola, Louis Vuitton and L’Oréal. Thomas Ryhl and Jeppe Brogaard Clausen jointly head up the practice from Copenhagen, alongside Tom Jensen, who leads the team from Silkeborg. Rhyl has over 27 years’ experience and specialist knowledge in litigating cases concerning competition, procurement, and pharmaceuticals law, while Clausen often represents brand owners in cases concerning counterfeits and passing off issues. Ulla Fabricius often appears before the Maritime and Commercial High Court and the Supreme Court and is an expert in transport and shipping matters. Robert Mikelsons has ample experience in international tax, VAT and indirect tax litigation, and Rasmus Paus Torp joined the team from Bech-Bruun in 2021 and specialises in insurance, product and professional liability litigation.

Practice head(s):

Thomas Ryhl; Jeppe Brogaard Clausen; Tom Jensen

Other key lawyers:

Ulla Fabricius; Robert Mikelsons; Rune Tarnø; Rasmus Paus Torp


‘Thomas Ryhl has incredibly deep subject matter and industry expertise. His efficiency is outstanding.’

Key clients


Louis Vuitton

Ferring Pharmaceuticals

J. Lauritzen A/S


Gjensidige Insurance

IF Skadeforsikring

Codan (ex-RSA, now Tryg)

Bring Trucking (Posten Norge)

Omni Bridgeway (formerly IMF Bentham Group)

Novartis Pharma

Siemens Medical

Work highlights

  • Represented Novartis Pharma & Ferring Pharmaceuticals in Europe-wide litigation against parallel importers.
  • Acted for Allianz Invest and a consortium of 1,700 major global institutional investors in a claim seeking more than €2.3bn in damages from Novo Nordisk A/S for violations of the Market Abuse Regulation.
  • Represented Bring (Norwegian Post) in an EU landmark case on international road transport (Jetzi vs Bring) against a coalition of European trade unions.

ARK Advokatpartnerselskab

Dispute resolution and insurance specialist firm ARK Advokatpartnerselskab hosts a talented team of practitioners, who advise clients on professional indemnity and financial lines claims, product liability issues, compliance work and cyber insurance matters. Jesper Ravn, Allan Kvist-Kristensen and Thomas Dall Jensen all lead the practice; and Anne Mette Myrup Opstrup has ample experience in litigating matters concerning personal injury and fraud issues.

Practice head(s):

Jesper Ravn; Allan Kvist-Kristensen; Thomas Dall Jensen

Other key lawyers:

Anne Mette Myrup Opstrup


‘The team consists of experienced procedural lawyers who deliver high quality in their areas of expertise.’

‘We are particularly pleased with the collaboration with Jesper Ravn and Anne Mette Myrup Opstrup. What they have in common is a great understanding of our needs as clients.’

‘Leading in dispute resolution regarding insurance claims.’

Key clients

Topdanmark Forsikring

Tryg Forsikring / Alka Forsikring

Velliv, Pension & Livsforsikring



Protector Forsikring



Gjensidige Forsikring

Købstædernes Forsikring

Topdanmark Forsikring

Tryg Forsikring / Alka Forsikring


Alm. Brand Group (Alm. Brand/Codan Forsikring)

Concordia Forsikring / Himmerland Forsikring

Work highlights

  • Representing German insurer, Württembergischer Versicherung in insurance coverage claims for damages which occurred during an alleged theft of a yacht.
  • Representing Gjensidige Forsikring in a Supreme Court case regarding the interpretation of art. 3 in the Motor Insurance Directive and the interpretation of the Vnuk-ruling by the ECJ under Danish Law.
  • Representing Tryg Forsikring in a DKK60m possible recourse matter arising out of a fire in Belgium.

Aumento Law Firm

The team at Aumento Law Firm primarily handles M&A and real estate disputes. Anders Aagaard often appears before the High Court and Supreme Court in matters involving shipping and fashion issues, while Mikael Delin regularly handles disputes concerning the professional liability of technical consultants, delay claims, and non-conformity work. Lisbet Andersen is a trade mark specialist, and Nikolaj Kjær is a real estate civil litigation expert who focuses on commercial and private leases.

Practice head(s):

Anders Aagaard; Mikael Delin; Lisbet Andersen; Nikolaj Kjær


‘Nikolaj Kjær guided us in the next steps in our case, even when we were almost giving up because we were exhausted. He gave us hope and helped us through the whole case.’

‘Very competent attorneys and we have felt, and still feel safe in the process.’

‘Nikolaj Kjær is very professional and has helped us out throughout the entire process.’

Key clients

K/S Stjernegade 25, Helsingør

A/B Falkevej 5-9

A/B Eriksgaarden

Dansk Merchant Capital A/S

Ingholt Consult ApS

InMiaCasa ApS

Schou Company A/S

Teknologisk Institut

Tryg Forskring A/S

HDI Global Specialty SE, Denmark

Gjensidige Forsikring

Advokatkontoret Fabritius Tengnagel & Heine

The team at Advokatkontoret Fabritius Tengnagel & Heine handles the full range of disputes concerning commercial, white-collar crime and M&A issues. ‘Excellent litigatorThomas Bøgelund Norvold, Søren Locher and Anne Mie Lund jointly head up the practice; Locher specialises in international arbitration proceedings, while Lund focuses on Danish-French commercial corporate matters as well as civil and commercial mediations.

Practice head(s):

Thomas Bøgelund Norvold; Søren Locher; Anne Mie Lund


‘Specialised firm with great practitioners in professional liability, compensation, corporate business law.’

‘Thomas Bøgelund Norvold is outstanding. He combines his extensive legal knowledge with business acumen and great negotiation skills. In addition, he is friendly and passionate and goes that extra mile.’

‘Thomas Bøgelund Norvold, Søren Locher, the team are experienced litigators. They are thorough in their analysis and are very nice to work with.’

‘Thomas Bøgelund Norvold stands out as an excellent litigator. He delivers excellent legal advice and has shown great negotiating skills in cases that deserve to be settled and not ligitated. It just feels good to have Thomas in your corner.’

‘The team is always available and give very pragmatic advice which we can actually use.’

‘It is a very professional team and you get high quality advice and solutions. Have only positive feedback from working with them.’

‘Fabritius Tengnagel & Heine is a super reliable firm with very high partner attention.’

Key clients

Former Board Member of The Danish Home Insurance Company (Husejernes Forsikring A/S)

OW-Bunker, estate in Bankruptcy

Burford Capital

Work highlights

  • Represented a former director and chairman of the credit committee of Roskilde Bank A/S in a dispute regarding alleged mismanagement of a bank collapse in 2008 due to the financial crisis. The claim amounts to DKK1bn.
  • Represented a former vice-chairman of Amagerbanken A/S in a dispute regarding alleged mismanagement of a bank collapse in 2011 due to the financial crisis. The claim amounts to DKK975m.
  • Represented a former board member of EIK Bank A/S in a dispute regarding alleged mismanagement of a bank collapse in 2010 due to the financial crisis. The claim amounts to DKK250m.


GALST hosts a ‘very skilled team‘ which handles disputes relating to dwellings, debt, housing cooperatives, and IP issues. Kristian Dreyer is a specialist in real estate and construction related disputes, Christian Steen Laursen often conducts international arbitrations, and Hans Christian Galst, who is ‘trustworthy, sharp and a real fighter‘, focuses on IP enforcement disputes.

Practice head(s):

Kristian Dreyer; Christian Steen Laursen; Hans Christian Galst

Other key lawyers:

Anders Hebbelstrup Jensen


‘Galst has a very skilled team, they have an understanding of their customers and a commitment rarely seen in the market.’

‘It has been a pleasure working with Hans Christian Galst. He has been really good at getting to grips with a complex case, he handled the proceedings in court brilliantly. Hans is trustworthy, sharp and a real fighter when it comes to fighting for his client.’

‘The staff in general and the lawyers in particular are extremely skilled in their separate legal areas, especially in IPR-law and have immense practical experience. They succeed in finding solutions. I have been cooperating with Galst for years.’

‘Hans Christian Galst and Anders Hebbelstrup Jensen possess a high-level of knowledge. I have been involved in more than 500 court cases with Hans and Anders and we have never lost a single case!’

‘The partners are highly competent in strategic advice and finding the best approach to reach the desired results.’

Key clients



Evida Nord A/S

Radius Elnet A/S

Ørsted Salg & Service A/S

Foreningen De Unges Almene Boligselskab


Jeudan A/S

Atradius Collections

Capital Investment

Sony Mobile


Euromaster Danmark A/S

Danish Association of Chartered Estate Agents

Danish Property Federation

LM Ericsson AB

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Ltd.

Azetz A/S

AFK Koncernen

Sjeldani Boligadministration A/S

Danish Association of private co-operative housing (ABF)

Inova Energy ApS

Inova Nordic ApS

CNR Invest ApS

Work highlights

  • Acted for Dan-Gritt A/S (producer of cement) which was met with a €2.7m claim for damages. The product in question had been used in more than 50 newbuild houses.
  • Acted for A/B Hauchsborg which was met with a €1.4m claim from one of its members.
  • Acted for Smeds Hus A/S in a case against the Danish Land Registration Court.

Hafnia Law Firm

Hafnia Law Firm is a boutique firm known for handling disputes concerning shipping and commodities issues, providing a varied client base with ‘excellent legal advice of unparalleled quality’. The ‘incredibly pleasant and brightMathias Steinø co-heads the practice alongside Henrik Thal Jantzen; Steinø often handles disputes concerning commercial contracts, professional liability issues and international trading work, while Jantzen is a commercial litigator who often represents insurance carriers in cases concerning liability, specialty lines and property elements. Anders Amstrup Fournais has ample experience in cases concerning the international sale of goods and product liability issues.

Practice head(s):

Mathias Steinø; Henrik Thal Jantzen

Other key lawyers:

Louise Wichmann Madsen; Anders Amstrup Fournais; Niels Jørn Friborg


‘Hafnia has a good litigation team, they use their unique skills to provide excellent legal advice of unparalleled quality.’

‘Henrik Thal Jantzen is still going strong and Niels Jørn Friborg is an excellent litigator, and Anders Amstrup Fournais is impressive. I certainly recommend them.’

‘Mathias Steinø is a star. Incredibly pleasant and bright.’

‘Good knowledge regarding shipping and trading. Mathias Steinø is stellar. He is excellent in handling clients, good in court, well connected and has great knowledge regarding arbitration.’

Key clients

European Energy A/S


Hofor A/S

Chubb European Group SE

RiskPoint A/S

Codan A/S

Thorco Projects A/S

If Insurance A/S

Hirtshals Yard A/S

Oiltanking Copenhagen A/S

Work highlights

  • Representing an individual in a professional liability matter flowing from the sale and purchase of the Danish industrial company, Gram Equipment A/S, in a DKK600m liability claim.
  • Representing Dutch company Jaczon B.V. in €20m claim against Faroese Fishing Ministry, concerning the unjustifiable withdrawal of fishing rights and fishing quota on the basis of alleged foreign control of the company.

KLAR Advokater

The ‘highly competent, professional, and passionate‘ team at KLAR Advokater focuses on handling contentious matters concerning real estate, insurance and tort law, and corporate commercial issues; the team frequently represents major corporates and insurance companies. Jeppe Holt has in-depth knowledge of commercial leasing matters and real estate litigation.

Other key lawyers:

Jeppe Holt


‘The team is efficient, strong in their fields, approachable, always available or will contact you the same day. They are highly competent, professional, and passionate about everything they do. It’s a combination of highly skilled partners with extensive experience who are thorough, and committed with excellent strategic foresight.’

‘KLAR Law Firm has a smaller but highly competent team within dispute resolution. The partner involvement is unparalleled. Very dedicated, hands-on and bright partners that take the effort in understanding well the context and details of the dispute.’

Key clients

Carlsberg A/S

DLG a.m.b.a.

Stark Danmark A/S

Intrum A/S

Hansen & Langeland ApS

SEAS-NVE Holding ApS

Bach Gruppen København A/S

ISS Facility Services A/S

Chubb Insurance

Copa Copenhagen Patents K/S

Work highlights

  • Representing 314 investors against Danske Bank in a case regarding a secondary market claim following the discovery of the banks AML scandal in Estonia in 2018.
  • Representing a private landowner in a matter before the Supreme Court against The Greater Copenhagen Light Rail which in October 2018 (partially) expropriated the land. The legal matter in question is the legality of the expropriation.
  • Representing a private client against the Danish Ministry of Tax before the Supreme Court in a matter of principal nature regarding the Danish Tax Authorities’ unjustified tax increase of a deceased taxpayer’s share income.

Lassen Ricard

Copyright and media law specialist firm Lassen Ricard houses a team which handles ad hoc mediation, litigation and arbitration proceedings for domestic and foreign construction companies and broadcasters. Peter Lambert handles contentious matters relating to privacy protection and libel cases, Henrik Schütze often represents clients in the construction and renewable energy sectors, and Jørgen Bek Weiss Hansen regularly handles commercial litigation.

Practice head(s):

Peter Lambert; Henrik Schütze; Jørgen Bek Weiss Hansen

Key clients


Bladt Industries A/S


Lund Elmer Sandager

The team at Lund Elmer Sandager handles a variety of commercial disputes, including class actions, liability cases, debt collection issues, and real estate and construction disputes. Morten Schwartz Nielsen heads up the practice, and regularly represents financial institutions in commercial disputes, and Kristian Buus-Nielsen often represents banks in disputes concerning liability claims arising from the establishment of banking products.

Practice head(s):

Morten Schwartz Nielsen

Other key lawyers:

Kristian Buus-Nielsen; Kasper S. R. Andersen

Key clients

Association of OW Bunker Investors


Grenkeleasing ApS

H.C. Hansen

Iveco Danmark A/S

Radius Elnet A/S

Velkommen A/S

TechToPay Limited


Siemens Financial Services

Ricoh Danmark A/S

Nellemann Leasing A/S

De Lage Landen

Ørsted Sales & Distribution A/S

Basisbank A/S

Work highlights

  • Representing investors in a class action relating to liability after the collapse of OW Bunker A/S.
  • Representing Radius Elnet in an injunction regarding the use of smart meters for electricity.
  • Advised H.C. Holding Investeringsaktieselskab in a matter regarding a financial liability dispute.

offersen:christoffersen law

offersen:christoffersen law houses a ‘perfect team‘ which handles domestic and international arbitration proceedings, and often represents foreign corporates, municipalities and investors. René Offersen heads up the practice alongside Jonas Christoffersen; Offersen is a highly experienced litigator, while Christoffersen is a human rights specialist.

Practice head(s):

René Offersen; Jonas Christoffersen


‘Perfect team with very strong regulatory qualifications.’

‘René Offersen is the litigator you want to have at your side!’

Key clients

Danish Agriculture & Food Council


Bestseller A/S

ATP, PFA and 23 other pension funds

Divine Business Solution

Warrad Holding


The Danish Guarantee Fund for Non-life Insurers

Municipality of Frederiksberg

Municipality of Copenhagen

PNB Banka

Newcap Holding A/S


Work highlights

  • Represented 25 institutional investors who have brought cases concerning prospectus liability and management liability against OW Bunkers’ former board of directors and other members of the management and the investment banks, Morgan Stanley and Carnegie.
  • Represented the former Minister of Integration in a case concerning the liability of the former minister for the administration of the housing arrangement of newly arrived asylum seekers.
  • Represented the Danish Agriculture & Food Council in a case concerning a decision about the reassessment of the environmental approval of a pig farm; and determination of the time limit for observance of the environmental requirements for deposition of ammonia.

Skau Reipurth

Skau Reipurth has a diverse practice which handles disputes in the areas of infrastructure and construction, employment, procurement, and intellectual property. Frederik Kromann Jespersen spearheads the dispute resolution practice, while Jeppe Reipurth heads up the construction dispute resolution team. Jespersen has notable experience in commercial litigation and international arbitration; and Reipurth often represents building material suppliers before the Danish Building and Construction Arbitration Board and the Danish High Court. Peter Skau-Andersen often advises on real estate, M&A, insolvency and shareholder’s disputes.

Practice head(s):

Frederik Kromann Jespersen; Jeppe Reipurth

Other key lawyers:

Peter Skau-Andersen


‘Jeppe Reipurth provides very constructive “strategic” sessions on how to handle a very difficult legal matters – he is a real trusted adviser.’

‘Very practical and straight forward case handling.’

Key clients

G.V.L Entreprise A/S

Pack Tech A/S

Kereby ApS

Andersen & Heegaard A/S

A.P. Møller Mærsk A/S

Mærsk Olie & Gas A/S

Kjær Knudsen A/S

BAM Danmark A/S

Kraftanlagen München GmBH

Schneider Electric Danmark A/S

Hardesty & Hanover LLC

A/S Julius Nielsen & Søn

Zibra Group & Zibra Family Office


Labflex A/S

Deloitte Corporate Finance


Gefion Group A/S

Omni Bridgeway

Rockwool A/S

La Societe Itas Pylônes

Køge Hospital |Project Team I/S

Odense Hospital Project Team Joint VentureI/S

Storstrøm Bridge |Joint Venture I/S

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