Rising Stars

Firms To Watch: Energy

Opening its doors in Copenhagen in late 2022, Advokatfirmaet Schjødt has notably added to its energy and infrastructure department with the recruitment of shipping expert Christian Thiele, transactional lawyer Caroline Bruyant Bonde and oil and gas specialist Kristian Gustav Andersson.

Energy in Denmark

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab's renewable energy department has seen notable growth, with recent hires including the addition of Anne-Sophie Bundesen from Plesner in February 2023. The practice specialises in onshore and offshore wind, solar, and power-to-X projects, particularly biogas transactions, and advises on project developments, investments and supply contracts for Danish and international developers, project owners and energy companies. As joint co-heads of the department, Jakob Østervang has a focus on photovoltaic, biogas and wind turbine projects; Peter Østergaard Nielsen has notable experience in drafting and negotiating contracts and frameworks for offshore wind projects and renewable developments; and Anders Hørlyck Jensen is highly regarded for contractual mandates and handling claims within the renewable energy industry.

Practice head(s):

Jakob Østervang; Peter Østergaard Nielsen; Anders Hørlyck Jensen

Other key lawyers:

Tejs Ernst; Amanda Larsen; Anne-Sophie Bundesen


‘Accura’s energy team is exceptionally strong and is on par with global top-tier law firms. The team’s extensive experience in the energy space combined with their solution-oriented mindset, results in a pragmatic and efficient approach to solving legal matters. Working with Accura has made a real difference in our ability to successfully close transactions around the globe.’

‘Anders Hørlyck Jensen and Jakob Østervang come with a great commercial understanding. Amanda Larsen has been great at executing the tasks. Anne-Sophie Bundesen has offered unique insights into the market.’

‘Peter Østergaard Nielsen is especially strong due to a deep understanding of the underlying renewable energy projects and market conditions, which is very important when structuring, procuring, and financing large and complex projects. Especially on the supply contracts side, he has the strongest and broadest experience in the market and outstanding capabilities in finding and structuring commercial solutions.’

‘Tejs Dyrvig Ernst is a market leader in the Energy practice. He has successfully led several transactions us and his experience in corporate law /M&A together with his commercial awareness, dedication and responsiveness, make him a truly exceptional professional. I have recommended Tejs several times to other energy companies looking for legal support in Denmark.’

‘Very strong team with in-depth knowledge of the subject matters we are dealing with. Their track record and experience enable them to support us, not only by highlighting legal risks but also by contributing with balanced proposals that help us resolve negotiation challenges.’

‘Tejs Dyrvig Ernst and his team have been outstanding. Accura as a firm shows an extraordinary level of knowledge, innovation and capabilities in the energy industry. Great mixture of corporate and energy expertise. It’s amazing to find a national firm with such extensive international reach and experience. Without a doubt, I would highly recommend them to my clients.’

‘The Accura Renewable Energy team is probably one of the absolute best in all of Europe. They are especially strong within Offshore Wind and Power-to-x projects, where their vast experience and knowledge from high profile projects for the last 15 years make them the best possible legal advisers within this area.’

‘Best European energy team. Full stop. A true business unit rather than a group of lawyers from different practice areas that come together for a particular project. Their knowledge of the sector is second to none. Truly pioneers in renewables, energy transition and sort of procurement work related to renewables. A stellar team.’

Key clients

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners

GreenGo Energy Group


Marubeni Corporation

Stiesdal A/S

European Energy


Better Energy

EDF Denmark

Towii Renewables




Avangrid Renewables



Copenhagen Energy

Fu-Gen AG

COP Frontier

Work highlights

  • Advising GreenGo Energy in connection with a ready-to-build status on a 140MW solar energy park in Denmark.
  • Advising Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners in connection with a joint venture agreement with Global Power Synergy to establish a joint venture for the development of wind energy projects in Thailand.
  • Advising Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners and Copenhagen Offshore Partners in connection with the establishment of the Changfang and Xidao wind farms off the coast of Changhua, Taiwan.


Bech-Bruun’s full-service energy department has extensive knowledge within the solar and wind industries and is highly specialised in other renewable energy mandates including power-to-X and carbon capture projects. The team also provides advice on large-scale energy infrastructure projects, and matters in the utility and oil and gas sectors, covering transactional, regulatory and contentious work. Johan Weihe leads the team and has significant experience in regulatory matters in the energy and public sectors, including advising on the liberalisation of the waste-to-energy sector as well as carbon capture projects. Per Hemmer is a key name in all areas of energy law, while Rania Kassis focuses on regulatory and contractual mandates.

Practice head(s):

Johan Weihe

Other key lawyers:

Per Hemmer; Rania Kassis


‘Bech-Bruun has advised my company for the last ten years, and I have always been impressed by their knowledge and ingenuity. They have an in-depth knowledge of their respective areas and always offer valuable solutions to our challenges.’

‘They always focus on developing the client’s business – and not only focusing on solving legal issues.’

‘Johan Weihe has a very deep understanding of both the international and national context according not only to law but also to business opportunities.’

‘Capabilities of the team are high.’

Key clients



ARC – I/S Amager Ressourcecenter

Mitsui & Co., Ltd.




Dansk Affaldsforening





Energi Viborg


A.P. Møller Holding

Fjernvarme Fyn


Bornholms Energi & Forsyning

KK Wind Solutions

Work highlights

  • Advised Argo, the municipally owned waste and energy company, regarding the liberalisation and incorporation of the waste-to-energy plant and other waste management activities.
  • Assisting Vestforbrænding in relation to the planning of a large-scale CCS project, including participation in the CCUS tender.
  • Assisted Mitsui & Co., Ltd. with the acquisition of 49% ownership shares in a Power-to-X project (304MW solar plant in Kassø and the associated 52MW e-methanol facility).

Gorrissen Federspiel

Gorrissen Federspiel‘s energy and infrastructure practice draws on the firm's broader strengths to assist with a wide range of energy matters, including project developments, financings, investments, M&A, and regulatory matters. Michael Meyer leads the department and has notable experience in handling cases for traditional energy players in the oil and gas and electricity spaces; Meyer also heads up the Greenland desk, which works closely with Greenlandic firm Arctic Law Greenland ApS on energy matters in the jurisdiction. The practice is also well regarded for its experience in renewable energy projects spanning solar parks, biomethane plants, and onshore and offshore wind parks. Christoffer Fode and Christian Halskov Sauer, who focus on development work and corporate PPAs, are key contacts for renewable sector work, while Jacob Sandholt advises on energy sector legislation.

Practice head(s):

Michael Meyer

Other key lawyers:

Christoffer Fode; Christian Halskov Sauer; Jacob Sandholt; Claus Jespersen


‘Gorissen Federspiel is among the best when it comes to the renewable energy industry.’

‘We have worked with Christian Halskov Sauer on several cases and he not only brings his outstanding legal skills to the table, but more importantly he brings with him an attitude of “both parties wants to do this so lets get it done” and with his unique knowledge and understanding of the commercial value drivers in a renewable energy project/transaction, he gets the job done.’

‘In depth knowledge of the sector and outstanding commercial insight.’

‘The team is very knowledgeable and highly skilled. They have extensive knowledge of the sector standards within PPAs, and have an eye for the details of a PPA that can be of great importance for risk assessment etc.’

‘Both Christain Halskov Sauer and Jacob Sandholt are extremely professional in their work. They honour appointments and are available for follow-up and questions. They have a great deal of knowledge about the area and the industry, and are up to date on what is happening. I will always recommend them to others regarding PPAs and renewables.’

‘Christian Sauer is very pleasant to work with. Deep industry and commercial knowledge. Provides solutions, and challenges assumptions of the client to find the best solution for the client.’

‘Claus Jespersen is very precise and to the point. Focused on problem-solving. Fast turn-around. Looks for the extra for the client.’

‘Innovative solutions, experienced team.’

Key clients

Vestas A/S

Obton A/S

Momentum Energy A/S

Skovgaard Energy A/S

Ada Green Energy A/S

Green2X A/S

Encavis AG

Energrid A/S


Gas Storage Denmark A/S

Det Danske Hedeselskab A/S

Anaergia Inc.

Doral Group Renewable



Andel amba

Energi Danmark amba.

Work highlights

  • Advising Skovgaard Energy A/S on a potential joint venture agreement with Ørsted A/S for the development and construction of a 200MW PV plant and 70MW wind park combined with a large-scale hydrogen plant.
  • Representing Green2X A/S, a producer of biogas and biofuel from green waste products, as project counsel for the development and construction of a large-scale biogas plant and potential biomethanol plant.
  • Assisting Encavis AG, a German listed independent power producer and project developer, with the acquisition and subsequent project development of a 500MW PV pipeline of solar projects in Denmark.


Horten‘s energy and infrastructure practice advises on regulatory issues, financings, transactions, and disputes across the energy, utilities, and infrastructure spaces. The group also has broad expertise throughout the renewable energy sector, particularly relating to solar power and PV developments. Christian Tullberg has specialist knowledge in cross-border transactions and renewable energy projects spanning the wind and solar industries; he is also active in oil and gas work. Søren Hornbæk Svendsen advises on M&A transactions, project developments, and the sale and purchase of energy assets; while Klavs Gravesen is involved in utility issues and assists government and municipality-owned companies; and René Frisdahl Jensen has in-depth knowledge of power supply, gas and heating regulations.

Practice head(s):

Christian Tullberg

Other key lawyers:

Søren Hornbæk Svendsen; Klavs Gravesen; René Frisdahl Jensen; Peter Helbo Langsted


‘Strong knowledge of local regulatory processes in an evolving area. Always responsive and user-friendly.’

‘Christian Tullberg is excellent. Clear, pragmatic and user-friendly.’

‘The team has a good overview of the Danish renewable energy market, including regulatory matters and commercial matters. They are hands on and efficient.’

‘Horten comes across as a leading M&A practice within energy and it is evident that they have accumulated vast knowledge within both M&A and energy.’

‘Peter Helbo Langsted stands out for his attention to detail and dedication to his clients – and he is very pleasant to work with. Christian Tullberg stands out for his commercial acumen and dedicated focus. Christian gets things done.’

‘Horten has a very business-oriented and pragmatic approach to legal issues.’

Key clients

Hydro Rein


Sustainable Bio Solutions Aabenraa

European Energy


Jysk Energi Invest A/S

Eurowind Energy A/S


Air Liquide


Work highlights

  • Advised Hydro Rein on its acquisition of four PV solar projects from the Danish developer, GreenGo Energy (Project Arielle, Project Triton, and Project Melody).
  • Advised the Danish TSO Energinet on all aspects of the planning, design and construction of the Baltic Pipe.
  • Advised Jysk Energi on regulatory and contractual matters related to the project development of a 40MWp photovoltaic project in Høvsøre, Denmark.

Kromann Reumert

‘Demonstrating expertise, diligence, and unwavering commitment’, Kromann Reumert‘s energy team has vast experience in the financing of international renewable energy projects and ‘is second to none when it comes to energy-related work in Denmark’. A notable area of strength for the team is drafting and negotiating FIDIC-based contracts relating to national and international energy and infrastructure projects. Managing partner and head of the energy department Anders Stubbe Arndal specialises in M&A and regulatory issues, while Jan Hvarre handles renewable energy transactions.

Practice head(s):

Anders Stubbe Arndal

Other key lawyers:

Jan Hvarre


‘The Kromann Reumert energy team has consistently demonstrated expertise, diligence, and unwavering commitment. Their understanding of complex legal issues, meticulous attention to detail, and effective communication skills have proven invaluable.’

‘Highly professional and meticulous in their approach. Their expertise is unparalleled, ensuring the material we receive is impeccable. This instils complete confidence, eliminating the need for repeated reviews. Their negotiation skills are top-notch, making them our go-to when finalising contracts. It’s always a pleasure working with them.’

‘Anders Stubbe Arndal is the leading energy lawyer in Denmark, easy to work with, commercially minded, pragmatic without compromising on the legal side, able to cover both transactional and regulatory work, and fully committed to the client.’

‘Jan Hvarre is pleasant and accommodating. Excellent business acumen. Outstanding at negotiations. Very detail-oriented. Has a broad overview. A team player.’

‘Very competent and skilled. Excellent understanding of our business and the team is able, in a unique way, to accommodate our need to combine legal and commercial interests into solutions.’

‘The team has a solid knowledge of building wind parks – it’s an exceptional team that can give legal advice on almost every aspect whether it be strictly legal or business considerations.’

‘Jan Hvarre runs a tight ship and knows how to set the right team to satisfy project demands.’

‘Kromann Reumert is second to none when it comes to energy related work in Denmark. They were the first law firm in Denmark to build an energy team covering both transactional, commercial and regulatory work. Their broad team covers the full range of issues that you can be faced with within the energy sector.’

Key clients




Eksport Kredit Fonden


Andel (formerly SEAS-NVE)




Frederiksberg Forsyning


Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners

Credendo Group (Belgium)

GIEK (Norway)

Wind Estate


European Investment Bank (Luxembourg)


Eurowind Energy A/S

BLAEST (Blade Test Center)


Omnes Capital


Sønderborg Varme

Nature Energy

Athena Investments


BeGreen A/S

Industriens Pension Fund

Bornholms Energi og Forsyning Holding A/S

AIP Management


Skovgaard Invest

Danish Bio Commodities


Energy Innovation

Hana Financials


InCommodities A/S

Nord Energi Net A/S

Tre-For Elnet A/S

Dinel A/S

DBC Invest A/S

Global Connect

Muehlhan AG

Nordic Energy House ApS

Rybjerg Biogas

Nordic RCC


Hashøj Biogas

Energi Vegger


Fjernvarme Horsens

Better Energy


Work highlights

  • Advised the sellers of Nature Energy on a high-profile transaction where Shell acquired 100% of the Nature Energy for a total enterprise value of nearly $2bn (€1.9bn).
  • Advised Skovgaard Energy A/S on selling 80% of 51 high-quality wind turbines in production to Cloudberry, creating a JV between Skovgaard Energy and Cloudberry.
  • Assisted Ørsted with entering into a partnership with CIP to develop approx. 5.2GW of offshore wind in Denmark across four projects.


Plesner is highly regarded for the depth of its expertise in large projects and transactions within the energy sector, especially those involving the newest renewable energy technologies. The practice group is led by the ‘exceptional’ Niklas Korsgaard Christensen, who specialises in large offshore oil and gas infrastructure development projects, energy transactions, power-to-x projects as well as dispute resolution in the energy sector. Esben Kjær is a key adviser for international investors and national developers on wind, project development, and M&A deals; while Kristoffer Thorborg regularly acts in construction-related litigation and arbitration proceedings. Maria Holst Levin joined the team in early 2024 and excels in project work and ESG mandates.

Practice head(s):

Niklas Korsgaard Christensen

Other key lawyers:

Esben Kjær; Kristoffer Thorborg; Maria Holst Levin


‘Very experienced renowned legal service provider in the Danish renewable energy sector. They have a wide scope of legal services they can offer across the development project life cycle, which is important to us.’

‘We have had very good and efficient support since we entered the Danish market.’

‘Tier 1 law firm with the ability to provide professional advice on all legal matters.’

‘Niklas Korsgaard Christensen is a trusted adviser. Clear communication, to the point, understand the requirements of the client, high professional standard.’

‘Highly skilled. Very good understanding of commercial needs as well the legal challenges. Very solution oriented.’

‘Niklas Korsgaard Christensen really stands out. He is exceptional as a trusted adviser with commercial understanding. He works fast and is available.’

Key clients


RWE Renewables Sweden AB

A.P. Møller Holding/Innargi

Equinor ASA

Nordic Solar

Copenhagen Infrastructure IV K/S

H2 Energy

Clever A/S


Gaz System

Arla Foods Amba

TT Netværket P/S

VKR Holding A/S

Triodos Energy Transition Europe Fund

Meta Platforms Inc.

Dana Petroleum

European Energy


Commerz Real Fund


Evida Holding

Anesco Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Advised Norwegian energy major Equinor on all aspects of the acquisition of the full ownership of Danish solar developer BeGreen, which has established a project pipeline of over 6GW in Denmark, Sweden and Poland.
  • Advised Thor Wind Farm I/S (affiliate to RWE Renewables Sweden AB) on all aspects of the continued development of the largest offshore wind park in Denmark, Thor, which included advice on the concession agreement with the Danish Energy Agency and the inter array cable contract.
  • Advised the geothermal based heating company Innargi, established by A.P. Møller Holding, on its conclusion of a 30-year agreement to develop and operate the EU’s largest geothermal heating plant in Aarhus, Denmark with a value of DKK500m+.

Bruun & Hjejle

Bruun & Hjejle‘s energy and infrastructure team assists clients across a variety of issues including M&A transactions, complex energy-related investments, financings, regulatory matters, and disputes in the oil and gas, electricity, and renewables sectors. The department is co-led by the highly experienced Karsten Kristoffersen, who advises energy clients on complex disputes and investigations focusing on natural gas, offshore and infrastructure issues; Lars Kongsgaard Hansen, who is experienced in large cross-border investments in renewable energy, infrastructure assets and projects; and Lasse Mikkelsen, who has expertise in energy disputes.

Practice head(s):

Karsten Kristoffersen; Lars Kongsgaard Hansen; Lasse Mikkelsen

Other key lawyers:

Søren Zinck; Ingrid Roll Schjønning; Christian Johansen; Gregers Gam


‘B&H has a unique insight into the energy business and connected regulation and regulators. They have the ability and competencies to advise on all areas and levels of the business.’

‘Highly skilled practice with the ability to address complex legal issues in a structured and ingenious way. Excellent understanding of industry-specific issues and their bearing on the matter at hand.’

‘Karsten Kristoffersen consistently stands out as a brilliant analyst and first-rate practitioner.’

‘Søren Zinck and Ingrid Roll Schjønning – specialist, high-level legal advice, always kind and attentive to the client’s situation and background, good communication, accessible.’

‘Bruun & Hjejle’s support was timely, competent and business-oriented. In simple terms, outstanding!’

‘Christian Johansen and Gregers Gam both have a wealth of experience in the Energy and Construction field which has proven to be valuable in the course of the negotiations with our counterpart. Competent, knowledgeable, and business oriented. A great choice.’

‘Well-composed team with a great and deep knowledge of the Danish Law and Danish energy industry in particular.’

Key clients


AIP Management

A.P. Møller Holding


Prysmian Group


Better Energy

CIP (Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners)

Goldman Sachs

The Joint Venture DENYS-Munck-VORWERK

Dansk Kraftvarme Kapacitet a.m.b.a.

HMN Naturgas I/S

European Energy


Vattenfall AB

Work highlights

  • Representing Ørsted in multiple administrative proceedings before the Danish Utility Regulator with respect to complaints from Ørsted’s counterparties regarding the level and fairness of Ørsted’s transport price for third party transportation of natural gas from the North Sea to Denmark.
  • Advising Danish fund management company Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) on several legal aspects of the North Sea offshore wind hub.
  • Advised Swedish company Vattenfall on the acquisition of Anker Development ApS from the sellers Green Nest Partner ApS and Peak Wind Group ApS.

DLA Piper Denmark

DLA Piper Denmark’s energy team provides advice on solar and hydropower projects, minerals issues, and oil and gas mandates, and is active in the water and wastewater sectors as well as renewable energy matters and work involving emerging and alternative technologies. The team handles a variety of regulatory issues, projects and transactional work and assists clients in connection with the procurement, negotiation and conclusion of power purchase agreements. Jacob Sparre Christiansen provides advice to companies within the water, wastewater, electricity distribution, heating supply, and waste spaces, particularly assisting with regulatory framework issues. Martin Juste advises clients regarding transactions in the offshore wind and general renewable industries, Christian Bredtoft Guldmann specialises in large-scale solar projects and transactions related to infrastructure and solar energy.

Practice head(s):

Jacob Sparre Christiansen

Other key lawyers:

Martin Juste; Christian Bredtoft Guldmann


‘Highly competent team able to prioritise and assign tasks and challenges to the right person, not just the most skilled, but the person or team skilled just right for the job.’

‘Deep insight into regulatory matters in our industry. Insight and understanding to a level only few very have. Added to this is a pragmatic approach to challenges.’

‘Christian Bredtoft Guldmann has an exceptional eye for legal issues, attention to detail, and contract drafting. Moreover, his availability and attentiveness concerning the matter at hand is highly appreciated. He is up to date with industry standards and thereby able to provide appropriate and prudent advice whenever in doubt of what is “usual”. On the personal level, he is very pleasant to work with.’

‘Martin Juste is very objective, commercial opinions provided for client.’

‘It’s a high-quality team with remarkable insight into the utility sector as a whole.’

‘Jacob Sparre Christiansen offers great service and master’s his specialty (wastewater regulation in particular) to a degree that is hard to find elsewhere.’

‘Highly professionally competent company that is pleasant to work with.’

Key clients




Hai Long 2 Offshore Wind Power Co., Ltd. and Hai Long 3 Offshore Wind Power Co., Ltd.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy


Government of Greenland, including the Ministry for Agriculture, Self-Sufficiency, Energy and Environment and the Ministry of Mineral Resources


Dansk Energirådgivning

Danish Bio Commodities A/S

AURA Energi a.m.b.a

The City of Copenhagen

Aarhus Havn

P+ Pension

DANVA (the Danish Water and Waste Water Association)

Maabjerg Energy Center Group

Vestforsyning Group

BlueKolding Group

Aarhus Vand Group

Billund Vand og Energi Group

Frederikshavn Forsyning Group

Energnist I/S

Morsø Forsyning Group


Svendborg Forsyning Group

Skanderborg Forsyning Group

Struer Energi Group

Thisted Vand Group

Tønder Forsyning Group

Vandmiljø Randers A/S

Ringkøbing-Skjern Forsyning Group

Farum Fjernvarme A.m.b.a.

Forsyningsservice A/S



Vesthimmerlands Vand

Aquadjurs A/S

Silkeborg Forsyning Group

Viborg Varme Amba

Syddjurs Spildevand A/S

DjursSam ApS

Andelsselskabet Oksbøl Varmeværk

Hirtshals Fjernvarme

Sdr. Herreds Kraftvarmeværker A.m.b.a.

Snedsted Varmeværk

Veddum-Skelund-Visborg Varmeværk A.m.b.a.

Vildbjerg Varme A/S

Dinel A/S

Teacher’s Pension

Lemvig Varmeværk a.m.b.a.

Afatek A/S

Naturbiogas Sode A/S

Vrejlven Biogas ApS

Jysk Energi A/S

Cloudberry Clean Energy ASA

Vestjyske Net 60 kV A/S

Work highlights

  • Advised Norwegian company, Cloudberry Clean Energy ASA on its first project in Denmark in which it acquired a large part of Skovgaard Energy A/S’ portfolio of onshore wind turbines.
  • Advised Renewable Energy Systems Limited (RES) on the acquisition of Anemo Analytics.
  • Advised the Government of Greenland in relation to hydropower, hydropower activities, hydropower licences, applications for and negotiation and granting of licences for hydropower activities, and regulation of these matters.

Poul Schmith

Poul Schmith‘s energy supply and offshore energy department provide clients with the full range of advice across every major energy type, including natural gas, renewables, electricity, oil and gas, and water, handling issues along the entire energy value chain. In addition to the team's core strength in traditional energy matters, utilities work, and infrastructure projects, it also has a deep-rooted knowledge of commercial projects. The team is co-led by Klint Klingberg-Jensen, who advises on a wide range of offshore matters; Sune Fugleholm, who is the primary adviser to the Danish Government regarding the energy and utility sectors; and public law expert Jesper Nørøxe.

Practice head(s):

Klint Klingberg-Jensen; Sune Fugleholm; Jesper Nørøxe

Other key lawyers:

Cristian Rubanovici


‘Poul Schmith’s team within energy is unique in their capabilities and experiences which benefits us as clients. Their experience from advising on the most extensive and innovative energy projects in Denmark and Europe is highly visible in their advice to our company within the energy sector.’

‘Klint Klingberg-Jensen’s team offers extensive knowledge within the energy sector and applies a solution-oriented approach to the tasks at hand. They always deliver without delays and are always available when needed. The team offers great diversity, which means that there is always a right candidate regardless of the type of task.’

‘We have primarily worked with Klint Klingberg-Jensen and Cristian Rubanovici in the past year and they have both provided valuable counselling regarding offshore project contracts. They are both highly skilled in the field of offshore contracts and know how to apply a commercial approach to create value for the client.’

‘Service-minded and very pleasant to work with.’

‘Klint Klingberg-Jensen has in-depth knowledge and experience in particular with offshore wind which makes him the market leader.’

Key clients

FORCE Technology

Bladt Industries A/S

Bel Air Aviation A/S

BMS Heavy Cranes A/S

Norlys Energi A/S

Horisont Energi AS

Dansk Ingeniør Service A/S

Creadis Wind Solutions A/S

Better Energy A/S

ISC Rådgivende Ingeniører A/S

North Sea Fund (Nordsøfonden)

Niras A/S

Kongsberg Maritime A/S

Danish Energy Agency

Danish Utility Regulator

Shelf Drilling Ltd.

Sainshand Salkin Park LCC

Menck GMBH

Aker Carbon Capture AS

Hybrid Greentech ApS

Andel Holding A/S

Nexel A/S

Frederiksberg Forsyning A/S

Work highlights

  • Assisting the Danish Energy Agency with the first-ever aid scheme and tender for the capture and permanent storage of CO2.
  • Representing one of the two respondents in a court case initiated by several insurance companies in a matter concerning an engine failure on a chemical tanker.


Reputed for its ‘unique competencies and experience within complicated regulatory issues, including litigation of such issues before regulatory bodies, courts or arbitral tribunals’, and its ‘strong capabilities broadly within energy law’, boutique firm KLEIST Legal focuses on regulatory matters, projects and disputes within the energy sector. The group is headed up by Nicolaj Kleist, who has vast experience advising energy companies, utilities clients, and organisations on high-value and complex projects and disputes.

Practice head(s):

Nicolaj Kleist


‘Kleist Legal is a boutique firm with a focus on energy. It has unique competencies and experience within complicated regulatory issues, including litigation of such issues before regulatory bodies, courts, or arbitral tribunals. It, however, also has strong capabilities broadly within energy law, including with the negotiation of large complex contracts.’

‘Nicolaj Kleist is a technically very able lawyer, certainly one of the best within his field. He is quick but also responsible and thorough. He has a good sense of humour and is a pleasure to work with.’

‘The team has an outstanding knowledge regarding energy, and especially within heating.’

Key clients

FDO – Danske Olieberedskabslagre

GWO – Global Wind Organisation

Hovedstadsregionens og Midt-Nords Naturgasselskab (previously HMN Naturgas)

Frederiksberg Forsyning

Green Power Denmark

Innargi A/S

Work highlights

  • Represented Frederiksberg Fjernvarme before the Danish Energy Board of Appeal in price disputes.
  • Assisted Danske Olieberedskabslagre (FDO) with a new oil pipeline transportation agreement with Crossbridge Energy.
  • Assisted Global Wind Organisation with reorganising its governance structure.


Lundgrens‘ energy and supply department advises public and private energy stakeholders in Denmark and the EU on all aspects of energy and utility law, from obtaining approvals and other regulatory matters to business contracts, negotiations, and disputes. The team is focused on the wind and solar sectors including assisting with offshore and onshore wind farms and the establishment of solar cell plants. Department head Betina Wichmann‘s expertise ranges from handling commercial contracts to advising on EU regulations regarding renewable energy.

Practice head(s):

Betina Wichmann


‘A very proactive team with solid knowledge of the energy market.’

‘Lundgrens has a unique insight into legal regulation of energy producing facilities in companies, authorities and energy communities. Lundgrens has a unique insight to the new legislation on energy communities and on top of this a close connection to the Energy Ministry which has developed the new regulation.’

‘Betina Wichmann has a unique insight into regulations of energy communities, and is a splendid communicator and able to advise customers at all levels regardless of their experience and pre-knowledge on the issue.’

Key clients

Skellefteå Kraft AB


Genesta Property Nordic Denmark A/S

SustainSolutions ApS

Boligselskabet Sjælland

CBRE Investment Management

Steen & Strøm Denmark A/S

Work highlights

  • Assisted WSP with an Offshore Wind Farm project in Jammerland Bay, Denmark, in connection to establishing new wind turbines and optimising the existing wind farm.
  • Assisted Bornholm Region and Municipality, as the operator of a 17-strong partnership of public and private entities, regarding the Baltic Energy Island project.
  • Advised SustainSolutions ApS on renewable energy regulations, rate charging models, and the economic and corporate structure of a local energy community.

NJORD Law Firm

NJORD Law Firm's energy practice has a special focus on advising developers within the energy sector, notably assisting foreign companies concerning Danish law and international companies based in Denmark on cross-border issues. Thomas Ryhl leads the department and advises on regulatory matters in the renewable energy sector, including issues regarding solar energy and wind power. Steffen Hebsgaard Muff, who specialises in construction projects and procurement matters, joined the firm from Molt Wengel Law Firm in July 2023.

Practice head(s):

Thomas Ryhl

Other key lawyers:

Steffen Hebsgaard Muff

Key clients





Envision Energy

Belectric GmbH


Green Energy Denmark


Vestas Wind Systems

Siemens/Gamesa Wind



Work highlights

  • Acting as adviser to the windmill industry, with Vestas and Siemens/Gamesa as the main clients, and negotiating with the government on behalf of the industry regarding new legislation covering onshore testing facilities for offshore wind turbines.
  • Advising a construction company on a new gas pipelines being constructed between the UK and Poland.

WSCO Advokatpartnerselskab

WSCO Advokatpartnerselskab‘s energy and offshore department works with clients spanning the offshore wind, renewables, biogas, emerging technologies, power-to-X, oil and gas, geothermal and marine industries. The ‘highly skilled’ Bo Sandroos heads up the practice group and is noted for his commercial and corporate work and regulatory knowledge; he also has notable experience in Greenlandic law, particular relating to the energy and mining sectors.

Practice head(s):

Bo Sandroos


‘The team seems knowledgeable, capable and with competences to work with international clients.’

‘Constructive approach and very direct advice without any nonsense.’

‘Bo Sandroos is highly skilled, professional, pro-active and always prepared.’

‘O&G/Energy law specialists.’

Key clients

Semco Maritime A/S

Ocean Team Scandinavia A/S

PolyTech A/S

Altus Intervention AS

WellPerform ApS

Airland Logistics A/S


Van Oord

Eltronic FuelTech A/S


A-2 Consulting

Work highlights

  • Advised Energinet on tendering procedures and the procurement on a number of large infrastructure projects in Denmark.
  • Advised Semco Maritime A/S on a number of EPC (engineering, procurement and commissioning) contracts for offshore wind farms.
  • Advised IKM Ocean Team A/S on contracts for a number of highly specialised services for offshore wind and offshore oil and gas work.