Mr Morten Nybom Bethe > Gorrissen Federspiel > Copenhagen, Denmark > Lawyer Profile

Gorrissen Federspiel

Work Department

Banking & Finance.


Morten Nybom Bethe advises banks and financial institutions on all aspects of financial law, securities, structured products, securitisations, project financing and regulatory matters including netting, collateral and clearing.

Morten Nybom Bethe has extensive experience in establishing, buying and selling financial institutions.


Joined the firm in 1998, partner in 2008. Visiting foreign lawyer at Sullivan & Cromwell, New York, 2003-04.


The Danish Bar and Law Society, International Bar Association.


Law degree 1998, LL.M. King’s College, University of London, 1996. BCom (Business finance), Aarhus School of Business 1999.

Lawyer Rankings

Denmark > Banking and finance

The team at Gorrissen Federspiel handles the full spectrum of banking and finance issues for domestic and international institutions in the Danish and wider Nordic banking sector. The group has a prominent regulatory practice, with Morten Nybom Bethe considered a ‘go-to’ practitioner for regulatory matters. In Copenhagen, Michael Steen Jensen heads up the practice and has extensive experience in debt capital markets work, advising on junior covered bonds and senior debt in addition to international debt programmes and hybrid capital. Tina Herbing is a ‘skilled financing lawyer’ who handles mandates in connection with ship finance and project finance issues. Mikkel Fritsch is also recommended and Lotte Eskesen leads the group in Aarhus. In January 2022, the arrival of Plesner‘s former co-head of banking and finance, Thomas Maaberg Hansen further strengthened the practice.

Denmark > Insurance

Gorrissen Federspiel has a broad insurance practice, with mandates ranging from complex insurance and reinsurance disputes to transactional, regulatory and specialist marine insurance work. On the contentious side, Henriette Gernaa leads the group that is noted for its expertise in professional negligence claims; the team acts for major accountancy businesses and captives as well as insurers in negligence cases and D&O liability claims. Morten Nybom Bethe takes the lead on non-contentious matters, covering Danish and EU regulatory advice as well as advising on the mergers and demergers of insurance companies.