Leading Individuals

Local firms in Greenland

Nuna Advokater

As the largest firm in the region, Nuna Advokater provides a full-service offering to a varied client roster of listed and private corporates, public authorities and private individuals. Notable areas of expertise for the group include corporate mandates, real estate transactions and employment work; the group also handles contractual issues, insolvencies and family law matters. At an international level, the firm’s cross-border work benefits from its collaboration with Horten. Peter Schriver, Helen Kibsgaard and Charlotte Pedersen are noteworthy practitioners.

Other key lawyers:

Peter Schriver; Helen Kibsgaard; Charlotte Pedersen

Arctic Law Greenland ApS

As a key local firm and a go-to name for Greenlandic corporates, Arctic Law Greenland ApS has recently expanded beyond its traditional client base of local businesses and has notably grown its roster of Danish and international clients, particularly companies in the construction and mining sectors. On the global front, the firm is also able to leverage its newly established cooperation agreement with Gorrissen Federspiel, which came into effect in late 2022, to provide advice to global clients involved in matters in Greenland and throughout the Arctic region. Firm owner Britta Keldsen has a broad practice spanning construction and mining issues, corporate mandates and business development work; she is also noted for her knowledge of Greenlandic employment law and data protection regulations.

Practice head(s):

Britta Keldsen

Key clients

Vectrus Service A/S

Pennecon Heavy Civil Ltd.

Neo Performance Materials


Tusass A/S

Work highlights

  • Advising Vectrus Service A/S on its business development in Greenland.
  • Advising Pennecon on construction law and the labour market in Greenland; the client was recently awarded the contract for building a new airport in Greenland.

Advokatfirmaet Malling & Hansen Damm

Advokatfirmaet Malling & Hansen Damm is highly regarded for its expertise in public law and also excels in mandates arising from construction projects, oil, gas and mineral exploration, planning issues, competition work and corporate transactions. Clients of the firm span Danish and foreign corporates, public authorities, trusts, organisations and private individuals. Niels Hansen Damm is the primary contact.

Other key lawyers:

Niels Hansen Damm