Mr Niels Bang > Gorrissen Federspiel > Copenhagen, Denmark > Lawyer Profile

Gorrissen Federspiel
AXELTORV 2
1609 COPENHAGEN V
Denmark

Work Department

Corporate / M&A 

Position

Niels Bang heads up our Corporate/M&A practice group and assists Danish and foreign companies in company law issues, securities law issues, M&A transactions, venture capital, shareholders’ agreements and incentive schemes. Niels has provided advice in connection with and negotiated an extensive number of M&A transactions, mergers and reorganisations in many different industries. He also has extensive experience with venture investments and exits in the life sciences segment.

Career

Work-experience: Gorrissen Federspiel 1995 – Partner since 2006; New York Bar Association, The Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice Initiatives, New York 2003 – 2004; Justice Claus Gulmann’s Cabinet, The European Court of Justice, Luxembourg 1999 – 2000; Linklaters, Paris 1999 Publications: Numerous publications on company law and EU law. Positions of trust: Member of the Danish Bar and Law Society’s expert group regarding Company Law, ownership transition and M&A. Member of the Danish Chamber of Commerce’s committee on advisory and knowhow services. Teacher of company law at seminars under the Danish Bar Association and the Association of State Authorised Accountants. Teacher of business law at the Copenhagen Business School, B.Sc. in Business Administration and Commercial Law) 1998. Current director-ships include: Tenneco Holding Danmark A/S, Walker Danmark ApS, Borealis Insurance A/S, Henning Larsen A/S, PeopleGroup A/S, Faxe Kalk A/S, Wibroe, Duckert & Partners A/S and Ad-vance A/S.

Languages

Scandinavian, English, French.

Memberships

The Danish Bar and Law Society; International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA); Interna-tional Bar Association (IBA).

Education

Admitted to the Danish Bar 1998; Catholique Universiteit, Leuven, Belgium 1995 – 1996; Candi-datus juris, University of Copenhagen 1995.