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Bech-Bruun

LANGELINIE ALLÉ 35, 2100 COPENHAGEN, DENMARK
Tel:
Work +45 72 27 00 00
Fax:
Fax +45 72 27 00 27
Email:
Web:
www.bechbruun.com
Aarhus, Copenhagen, New York

Anne Buhl Bjelke

Tel:
Work +4572273450
Email:
Bech-Bruun

Work Department

Transport and insurance. Dispute resolution.

Position

Partner. Anne Buhl Bjelke advises Danish and foreign insurance companies on insurance mediation and insurance activities. Her advice encompasses regulatory insurance law and life and pension insurance. Moreover, Anne has a thorough knowledge of the regulation of the financial sector, including good practice rules and disclosure obligations. She is an experienced litigator and also assists clients in cases regarding insurance cover and liability for damages, e.g. professional, directors' and product liability. She has international experience from Blank Rome LLP in New York.

Career

Member of Procesbevillingsnævnet 2016 -
External Examiner, The Danish Bar and Law Society's Trial Test (retssagsprøven) 2010 - 2015

Languages

Danish and English.

Education

Right of audience, The Danish Supreme Court 2011. Admission to practice law 2004. Master of Laws 2001.


Denmark

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Bech-Bruun provides 'clear and precise advice' and 'plans thoroughly to avoid surprises'. In a recent highlight, group head Jes Anker Mikkelsen acted for an international petroleum company in a dispute against insurers concerning its role in repairing a damaged North Sea oil platform. Other mandates include Carsten Pedersen representing an insurer for a Danish law firm in a professional liability claim brought by former clients relating to failed real estate investments, and Claus Berg acting for the Danish Complaints Board for Public Procurement in a dispute in which Hørkram Foodservice claimed the court gave preferential treatment to a competitor in a previous case. Anne Buhl Bjelke is 'extremely knowledgeable' and 'consistently delivers high-quality service levels', and Henrik Valdorf-Hansen  and senior associate Mogens Gaarden are also key names to note.

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Insurance

Within: Leading individuals

Anne Buhl Bjelke  - Bech-Bruun

Within: Insurance

Dispute resolution, regulatory issues and corporate work are the key areas of focus for Bech-Bruun's team. Practice head Henrik Valdorf-Hansen recently defended the City of Copenhagen against two claims brought separately by Tryg Insurance and Codan Insurance relating to a fire at a municipal property. Anne Buhl Bjelke is an expert in regulatory matters and advised multiple insurance companies on the new Insurance Distribution Directive. Jes Anker Mikkelsen specialises in contentious work and acted for Betri as insurer of two accountants in indemnity claims arising from the collapse of Eik Bank. Mogens Gaarden is also a key name to note; he represented a board member of Roskilde Bank following its collapse.

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