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NØRREGADE 21, 1165 COPENHAGEN K, DENMARK
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Denmark

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 2

Bruun & Hjejle

Bruun & Hjejle’s ‘very good’ banking and finance group is noted for its ‘good response time, strong industry knowledge and advice’. Boosted through the arrival of ‘top finance lawyerThomas Skjellerup from Accura Advokatpartnerselskab, the now four-partner team assisted Nordea and Nykredit with the financing of the SFK Leblanc, Attec Danmark, Carometec and Itec acquisition by Axcel. Other highlights include the advice on a bond issuance by Jacob Holm and acting on behalf of Udviklingsselskabet Enghave Brygge in a real estate development financing agreement with Danish pension funds. Ulrik Kloss Fenneberg is recommended.

Next generation lawyers

Ulrik Kloss Fenneberg - Bruun & Hjejle

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 2

Bruun & Hjejle

Bruun & Hjejle upscaled its capital markets practice significantly with the hire of Morten Jensen, Jesper Schultz Larsen and Thomas Skjellerup from Accura Advokatpartnerselskab. The now six-partner team advised Goldman Sachs on the sale of Ørsted (formerly known as DONG Energy) shares and assisted Acarix with its IPO preparation. Henning Aasmul-Olsen joined Horten.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 2

Bruun & Hjejle

Very goodBruun & Hjejle has carved out a strong position in the Danish M&A market, having had a hand in major transactions in recent years and maintaining a solid position in the mid-cap market. Recent mandates include assisting HMN Naturgas with the sale of its trading company to SEAS-NVE and Eniig; and advising PFA Pension on the acquisition of three English solar farms. Mogens Ebeling and Mogens Thorninger are recommended and Simon Krogh was promoted to partner. Søren Jørgensen is no longer with the firm.

Leading individuals

Mogens Ebeling - Bruun & Hjejle

Mogens Thorninger - Bruun & Hjejle

Next generation lawyers

Simon Krogh - Bruun & Hjejle

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

Bruun & Hjejle

Bruun & Hjejle is particularly experienced in financial and oil and gas disputes. Other areas of expertise are professional liability claims and public-law matters. Ole Spiermann acted on behalf of Danske Bank in avoidance proceedings brought by the bankruptcy estate of the former Danish airline Cimber Sterling. Karsten Kristoffersen represents the bankruptcy estate of Hesalight in a claim against the former management, board of directors, and accountant.

Leading individuals

Ole Spiermann - Bruun & Hjejle

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 1

Bruun & Hjejle

Described as ‘one of the strong players in the market’, the competition group at Bruun & Hjejle advises a broad range of clients on all competition law matters, including criminal proceedings. Recent mandates were the representation of TV2/Danmark in follow-on claims and state aid cases, and acting on behalf of HMN Naturgas in a cartel investigation. The team includes ‘excellent’ practice head Olaf Koktvedgaard, ‘very skilled and service-minded’ Søren Zinck and ‘fantastic’ Frederik André Bork.

Leading individuals

Olaf Koktvedgaard - Bruun & Hjejle

Next generation lawyers

Frederik André Bork - Bruun & Hjejle

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 2

Bruun & Hjejle

Led by ‘capable’ and ‘pro-activeElise Ross-Hansen, Bruun & Hjejle fields a solid team best known for handling the employment aspects of transactions. Recent mandates include advising IK Investment Partners on employment law matters, such as due diligence, incentive schemes and integration, arising from its acquisition of Ellab. Other notable clients are A.P. Møller-Mærsk, Emirates, HMN Naturgas and Goldman Sachs.

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Energy
Energy - ranked: tier 1

Bruun & Hjejle

Bruun & Hjejle’s energy department is known for its expertise in regulatory and litigious matters, as well as for transactions in the energy sector. Recent mandates involved the six-partner team, led by Nicolaj Kleist, act on behalf of Statnett in a dispute related to reserved system services of a power cable connection and also assist HMN Naturgas with the sale of its trading company to SEAS-NVE and Eniig.

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Information technology
Information technology - ranked: tier 3

Bruun & Hjejle

Under the leadership of Morten Stadil, Bruun & Hjejle handles IT litigation, data protection matters, software license agreements and outsourcing contracts. The client roster includes Swipp, GCI Danmark and Daintel.

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Insolvency
Insolvency - ranked: tier 2

Bruun & Hjejle

Bruun & Hjejle regularly acts for Danish banks and mortgage credit institutions, including Danske Bank, Realkredit Danmark and Spar Nord Bank. Practice head Henrik Selchau Poulsen was appointed trustee of Hesalight in bankruptcy and Gobike in bankruptcy.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 5

Bruun & Hjejle

Extremely competentPia Kirstine Voldmester leads the ‘skilled’ IP department at Bruun & Hjejle that also handles data protection matters. Areas of expertise are IP protection and enforcement.

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Media and entertainment
Media and entertainment - ranked: tier 3

Bruun & Hjejle

Bruun & Hjejle assists Danish newspapers and television stations on media law issues, including defamation and privacy law cases. Morten Stadil heads the three-partner group that counts TV2 Danmark, Dagbladet Børsen and Monday Media among its clients.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 1

Bruun & Hjejle

Bruun & Hjejle is ‘among the best firms’ and fields a group of ‘very skilled lawyers’. ‘Excellent’ practice head Christian Schow Madsen regularly acts for pension and PE funds in real estate-related transactions, while Christian Johansen specialises in construction law. A recent highlight was advising Tryg on the sale of its headquarters. Henriette Bjerg joined from Accura Advokatpartnerselskab.

Leading individuals

Christian Schow Madsen - Bruun & Hjejle

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 2

Bruun & Hjejle

Very goodBruun & Hjejle focuses on transactional tax advice and tax litigation, with particular expertise in transfer pricing and VAT. Co-practice head Søren Lehmann Nielsen assisted Nykredit Ejendomme with the tax aspects of the sale of its Copenhagen domicile to Dades, while Erik Banner-Voigt advised Axcel on tax, regulatory and alternative investment structures related to the first closing of Axcel V.

Leading individuals

Søren Lehmann Nielsen - Bruun & Hjejle

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