Firm Profile > Bruun & Hjejle > Copenhagen, Denmark

Bruun & Hjejle
NØRREGADE 21
1165 COPENHAGEN K
Denmark

Banking and finance Tier 1

Thomas Skjellerup now single-handedly leads Bruun & Hjejle's banking and finance practice following former co-head Jakob Echwald Sevel’s departure to Poul Schmith. The team is noted for its ‘knowledge of cross-border transactions’ and (alongside experience acting for banks and financial institutions in disputes) is particularly active in transactional work, chiefly for pension funds, private equity funds, public entities and institutional and industrial investors. The group primarily assists its client roster with acquisition financing, project financing and structured financing work, bond issuances, and asset financing matters, with additional expertise in regulatory issues. Skjellerup and associate partner Christian Sahlertz are ‘both highly skilled with a great sense of business’.

Practice head(s):

Thomas Skjellerup

Other key lawyers:

Christian Sahlertz; Morten Jensen

Testimonials

‘Thomas Skjellerup and Christian Sahlertz are both highly skilled with great sense of business.’

‘Christian Sahlertz: Christian is an exceptional lawyer, combining strong commercial acumen with an ability to effectively communicate complex legal principles in simple, actionable terms.’

‘Able to pull together a truly cross-disciplinary team covering all tax, legal and execution aspects across jurisdictions.’

‘Christian Sahlertz; Thomas Skjellerup and Morten Jensen – All of these individuals demonstrated strong commercial acumen to accompany their technical expertise, which enabled them to solve problems creatively and also to prioritise the critical aspects of the deal. In addition, Christian demonstrated very strong project/process management and organisation capabilities.’

‘Very responsive team with good knowledge of cross-border transactions, and well integrated with their corporate team. They were well equipped to execute a complex M&A / financing transaction to a high degree of competency and smoothly.’

‘The team is always on point and very service minded. A real pleasure to work with since advice is always timely, on-point and straightforward.’

‘Very professional team on all levels with a can-deliver attitude. Very proactive. Highly skilled and diligent people. Always accessible and quick to respond.’

‘Very professional and a powerful engine.’

Key clients

Ares Management Ltd.

Pelican Self Storage

Goldman Sachs

Permira Credit Solutions

Nykredit Realkredit A/S and Nykredit Bank A/S

Silvamax A/S

Nordic Capital

Sampension, MP Pension and other pension funds

KIRK KAPITAL

Ringkjøbing Landbobank

NREP

Hines Europe

Silverfleet

Capital Investment

AXA Real Estate Investment Managers

Goldman Sachs and Altor Equity Partners

CIP (Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners)

GRO Capital and CVC Capital

Aviva Investors and PSP Investments

NKT

Trackunit

Altor Equity Partners

Omada

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 1

Bruun & Hjejle primarily assists major Nordic private equity funds and family businesses with mid-market M&A transactions and also handles direct investments and fund formation matters in the pension funds space. The 'young, energetic' team is particularly active in the renewable energy sector, most notably in complex energy infrastructure investments. Group head Andreas Nielsen specialises in M&A involving private equity funds, while Mogens Ebeling focuses on demergers, joint ventures and corporate governance work. In 2020, the team saw the departure of Mogens Thorninger to an in-house position and Simon Krogh moved to Plesner in 2021.

Practice head(s):

Andreas Nielsen

Other key lawyers:

Mogens Ebeling; Jesper Schultz Larsen; Morten Jensen; Peter-Andreas Bodilsen

Testimonials

‘Strong M&A capabilities and pleasant team. Strong within PE and alternative investments, including renewables.’

‘Morten Jensen is a good and experienced negotiator. Andreas Nielsen is up-to speed on start-ups as well as large scale M&A. Peter-Andreas Bodilsen leads within PE and fund formation.’

‘Young, energetic M&A practice with a hands-on approach from partners. Good experience with both sell-side and buy-side auction processes.’

‘Direct contact with Jesper Schultz Larsen, Morten Jensen and Andreas Nielsen. Good availability, quality advice and solid client handling skills.’

‘Morten Jensen is a highly skilled and commercial lawyer. Delivers solutions not problems.’

‘Highly skilled team, professional, efficient and flexible with a strong eye for commercial aspects.’

‘Andreas Nielsen stands out as very much hands-on and into all the details of your case. He is always available. And does everything he can to help. He is also excellent at finding creative and workable operational solutions to the issues at hand.’ 

Key clients

EQT

Nordic Capital

IK Investment Partners

CVC Capital Partners

Waterland Private Equity Investments B.V.

Silverfleet Capital Partners

Kirk Kapital A/S

CataCap

Nets Group

NREP

Gro Capital

PFA

AIP Management

Axcel

AP Moller Holding

Danske Bank

Polaris Private Equity

Better Collective

KKR

Karnov Group

Dispute resolution Tier 1

Bruun & Hjejle has a notable track record in large-scale, high-stakes disputes in the Danish market, particularly in the financial services and energy sectors. A team fronted by practice head Ole Spiermann represented Danske Bank in a money laundering case involving the bank’s Estonian branch. Karsten Kristoffersen has vast experience in oil and gas work, Olaf Koktvedgaard is a notable competition specialist, and Jakob Lentz focuses on professional liability cases. The department also handles white-collar litigation mandates, tax disputes, and state aid and public law issues.

Practice head(s):

Ole Spiermann

Other key lawyers:

Karsten Kristoffersen; Christian Johansen; Jakob Lentz; Olaf Koktvedgaard

Testimonials

‘Strong knowledge of financial issues.’

‘Ole Spiermann is an excellent performer.’

Key clients

Danske Bank A/S

Hesalight A/S in bankruptcy

Totalkredit A/S

Ørsted A/S (formerly DONG Energy A/S)

Bech-Bruun

SEB (Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken)

Nets A/S

Nordea Bank AB

FIH Holding and FIH Erhvervsbank

EU and competition Tier 1

Jointly led by Olaf Koktvedgaard, Søren Zinck and Frederik André Bork, Bruun & Hjejle's practice focuses on competition and state aid regulatory issues, with vast experience representing clients in contentious matters. Noted for its merger control expertise, the group has experience across the media, transport, energy, retail and agricultural sectors. Koktvedgaard frequently handles large state aid cases; Bork (who is a former head of division at the Danish Competition and Consumer Authority) predominantly works on merger control and M&A-related matters; and Zinck has particular expertise in abuse of dominance and pricing mandates.

Practice head(s):

Olaf Koktvedgaard; Søren Zinck; Frederik André Bork

Testimonials

‘Compared to other top-tier law firms, they have second to none insight and experience with handling matters regarding the payment legislation, including the Danish Payments Act, the PSDII and the Interchange Fee Regulation. ’

‘They stand out for their availability and their understanding of the commercial aspects of the business. The way they set up teams to support clients in different matters.’

‘Very dedicated to the work and to learn more about our business area.’

‘High availability, very skilled and provides value for money within their area.’

Key clients

CD Pharma AB

Nets A/S

HMN Naturgas I/S

TV2/Danmark A/S

Danske Bank A/S

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners

FIH Holding and FIH Erhvervsbank

PostNord Danmark (Post Danmark)

Danish Pig Genetics

Clear Channel International and Clear Channel Danmark

GSV Materieludlejning A/S

Ørsted

TransAtlantis S.à.r.l

Arbejdsmarkedets Tillægspension (”ATP”) and Danica Ejendomsselskab ApS (”Danica”)

Københavns Kommune

Århus Kommune

Odense Kommune

Axel Kaufmann ApS

SJ AB

Nordea AB

HOFOR Group

Real estate and construction Tier 1

Praised for its ‘visionary’ implementation of AI technology, Bruun & Hjejle's real estate and construction practitioners are ‘ideal legal advisers on large-scale transactions’. In a recent highlight, the ‘extremely professional, personable and proactiveSøren Kopp and the ‘giftedSøren Damgaard advised AXA Investment Management on the purchase of four high-value residential properties from Solstra Capital. The department, which is jointly led by Kopp and construction expert Christian Johansen, has extensive experience across construction disputes, property transactions, real estate financings, and development projects. Real estate specialist Christian Schow Madsen is also a key name to note.

Practice head(s):

Christian Johansen; Søren Kopp

Other key lawyers:

Søren Damgaard; Christian Schow Madsen

Testimonials

‘They are unique in understanding our commercial needs and then transforming them into deals. They make it their priority to understand my business and are active in developing it, and by that, their own.’

‘Christian Johansen stands out as a highly-skilled counsel in all aspects of the construction industry.’

‘They are very available 24/7 and know when to step up to deadline. Are participating in most of the bigger real estate deals in Copenhagen which gives then an advantage knowing what the current market practice is when negotiating SPA etc.’

‘The ability to quickly handle a complex legal dispute with a no-nonsense attitude and telling the client the strict assessment without a lot of reservations is what you get by adding Christian Johansen and his team to your legal team.’

‘They excel in contract negotiations and process/transaction management.’

‘They understand the subtle art of deal-making. What that means is that they help facilitate and make the deal happen – by solving problems instead of just creating/raising them.’

‘Bruun & Hjejle have been the most commercially aware law firm I have worked with, and this sets them apart from other legal advisers.’

‘The team delivers a full-service package within real estate and construction law that is second to none. Relevant and precise legal assistance.’ 

Key clients

AXA Investment Management

Udviklingsselskabet CØ P/S

Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield

By & Havn

Aviva Investors Global Services Limited

Schroders Real Estate Kapitalverwaltungsgesellschaft mbH

Industriens Pension og Velliv

Logicenters (NREP)

NREP

Topdanmark

Goldman Sachs

Gefion Group

Aberdeen Standard Investments

Danica Pension

Salini Impregilo S.p.A./Copenhagen Metro Team (CMT)

Carlsberg Byen P/S

Odense Letbane

Obel-LFI Ejendomme

Nykredit Realkredit A/S

Nobis Hospitality Group

PKA

Danske Shoppingcentre

Savills Investment Management

Nærheden P/S

Molslinjen A/S

Tryg

Data privacy and data protection Tier 2

As 'one of the most highly regarded lawyers within her field', Pia Kirstine Voldmester heads up Bruun & Hjejle's data privacy and data protection team, which handles a broad array of matters for both domestic and international clients. Key pillars of the 'highly skilled and knowledgeable' group include compliance projects, day-to-day compliance issues, GDPR implementation, investigations, litigation, impact assessments, and claims and data breaches before the DPA. In addition, the team has a track record in the data aspects of outsourcing projects and M&A transactions.

Practice head(s):

Pia Kirstine Voldmester

Other key lawyers:

Sara Reeh Lynge

Testimonials

‘The practice is highly skilled and knowledgeable, securing alignment with goals in a compliant and diligent manner.’

‘Pia Voldmester has a unique combination of business understanding and theoretical knowledge – and has the ability to combine those two things into business practical advice.’

‘Pia Voldmester (including her team) is one of the key Danish legal scholars with hands-on experience from before personal data became truly interesting. She has great knowledge of the financial industry as well and is usually able to respond to questions with straight and practical answers, and her assessments are usually spot on.’

‘Pia Kirstine Voldmester’s knowledge of data privacy and data protection is excellent and she has deep knowledge within this area.’

‘Pia is very solid within GDPR. She has been working with personal data for many years and clearly knows a lot of background information, case law etc. by heart.’

‘Bruun & Hjejle can deliver top legal advice put into a pragmatic and commercial useable context.’

‘Pia Voldmester possesses a remarkable legal knowledge and experience – combined with the ability to convey difficult legal matters in an accessible and understandable form.’

‘Pia Voldmester is clearly one of the most highly regarded lawyers within her field. She has unique knowledge and a great network to leverage.’

Key clients

TV2

Danske Bank

Demant

Taxa 4×35

Master Danmark

Praktiserende Lægers Organisation (PLO)

Sampension Administrationsselskab

Nets

Falck Danmark

H. Lundbeck

Microsoft

Tryghedsgruppen

Deloitte

Salus Group

Tryg Forsikring

Experian

Employment Tier 2

Key pillars of Bruun & Hjejle's practice include advising on the employment aspects of M&A and real estate transactions, as well as handling investigations and litigation originating in the firm’s dispute resolution department. Practice head Elise Ross-Hansen has also overseen an uptick in standalone matters including Covid-19-related issues, incentive schemes, business transfers, restructurings, rationalisations and employee-related financial sector regulatory work. Flemming Strømme Martinussen co-leads the practice.

Practice head(s):

Elise Ross-Hansen; Flemming Strømme Martinussen

Testimonials

‘Bruun & Hjejle was able to provide advice on a highly complicated legal matter involving Spanish and Danish labour law. The flexibility of Bruun & Hjejle to adapt their resources to our different needs has been outstanding.’

‘Elise Ross-Hansen’s commercial knowledge of the industry and pragmatic approach to problems and solutions is exceptional! She is always available and helpful – and possesses great people and stakeholder management skills.’ 

‘An absolute first-class service from the Bruun & Hjejle practice, I have never worked with such a firm that responds to all our enquiries within 24 hours, is so knowledgeable, and knows exactly what we need and delivers it impeccably.’ 

‘The team is very knowledgeable and manages to make all the legal talk understandable. They make the client a priority and have often assisted in urgent matters with little or no notice.’

‘I have mainly had contact with Elise. She is extremely capable with a large area of expertise. We have appreciated her advice and guidance through some complicated processes.’ 

‘Customer-oriented, service-minded and always goes that extra mile. Great respect for busy schedules with clients.’

‘Trustworthiness, thoroughness, helpfulness and authoritative. Fast reactions and prioritises the clients needs first every time.’

‘Can represent the organisation in a neutral way, including delivering information to employees concerned.’

‘They are very commercial, to the point and very solution focused.’

‘Elise Ross-Hansen is very keen to understand the business and the specific needs and then extremely good at finding an appropriate solution.’

Key clients

Danske Bank A/S

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP)

Amgen Inc.

NREP

Nets Group

AIP management

Danske Shoppingcentre, owned by ATP and Danica Pension

Coloplast A/S

Salini Impregilo S.p.A./Copenhagen Metro Team (CMT)

Ganni (owned by L Catterton)

Waterland Private Equity Fund III C.V.

COP (Copenhagen Offshore Partners A/S)

Better Collective

HMN Naturgas I/S

G.S.V. Materieludlejning

Dampskibsselskabet NORDEN A/S

Energy Tier 2

Bruun & Hjejle has a substantial track record in energy and infrastructure matters, particularly in energy-related M&A and alternative investment transactions. It advised Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) on its fourth fund, CI IV, which has reached first close of €1.5bn; in 2020, Mogens Thorninger left the group to become CEO at CIP. Following the further departure of Nicolaj Kleist to set up his own boutique firm, the group is jointly led by Olaf Koktvedgaard and Andreas Nielsen, who both also handle a variety of disputes and regulatory issues.

Practice head(s):

Olaf Koktvedgaard; Andreas Nielsen

Other key lawyers:

Ulrik Fenneberg Kloss

Testimonials

‘High quality and a broad perspective in the legal services.’

‘Trusted advisers on M&A transactions.’

Key clients

Ørsted

HMN Naturgas

AP Moller Holding

CIP (Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners)

AIP Management

Better Energy

Prysmian Group

Waterland Private Equity Investments B.V.

Insolvency Tier 2

Noted for its experience in matters involving real estate assets, the team at Bruun & Hjejle is spearheaded by Henrik Selchau Poulsen, who has ‘deep knowledge of all aspects relating to insolvency and restructurings’ and has ‘proven himself on some of the most complicated and high-profile bankruptcies’ in the Danish market. The team is particularly active in bankruptcy litigation proceedings, as well as mandates concerning the suspension of payments and bankruptcy compositions. Rasmus Moliin specialises in advising on distressed real estate properties.

Practice head(s):

Henrik Selchau Poulsen

Other key lawyers:

Rasmus Moliin

Testimonials

‘The team, especially Henrik Selchau Poulsen, are always reachable and very well prepared.’

They have very good market knowledge and manage to handle both legal and financial issues.’

‘Henrik Selchau Poulsen is excellent and he involves the whole team whenever necessary.’

‘Henrik Selchau Poulsen has a deep knowledge of all aspects relating to insolvency and restructurings. Very responsive and pleasant to work with. Forthcoming and solution-oriented. Has proven himself on some of the most complicated and high-profile bankruptcies over recent years.’

Key clients

Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia A/S

Hesalight

House of Amber

Nørholt Holding ApS and Nordic Development Finance ApS

BIOS Ambulance Service A/S

Kirsten Søndergaard Larsen real estate portfolio

Facility Management ApS

Intrinsic ApS / Siesby & Partners ApS /Ejendomsselskabet

Notlim A/S

Labogene ApS

Gobike A/S / Bikeshare Denmark A/S

K/S Christian X’s Vej 1-3, Haderslev

Jurainstituttet ApS

Spar Nord Bank

K/S Ribevej 39, Varde

Capital markets Tier 3

Bruun & Hjejle's capital markets practice is skilled across a broad array of equity and debt capital markets work, including bond and note issuances, private placements, sell-down transactions, public takeovers and IPOs. Morten Jensen heads up the team, which advises financial institutions, private equity funds and corporate clients. Another name to note is Andreas Nielsen, whose practice also encompasses equity issuances, securities law compliance matters and syndicate structuring work.

Practice head(s):

Morten Jensen

Other key lawyers:

Andreas Nielsen

Testimonials

‘Always available and highly competent.’

‘Apart from being very skilled, Morten Jensen also takes the specific client and the clients “peculiarities”, in account when advising us. Because of his knowledge and experience, he is able to give more than legal counselling.’

‘Dedication, experience and a good understanding of the goal.’

‘Dedication, willingness to speak up and say things we as a client hoped not to hear, strong follow up.’

‘Very competent and experienced team.’

Key clients

Danske Bank

Karnov Group Denmark A/S

Better Collective

Nordea Bank, Sweden

Nordic Trustee

Information technology Tier 3

Led by Morten Stadil, who ‘provides consistently high-quality legal advice’ to predominantly media, business services and IT clients, Bruun & Hjejle’s expertise runs the gamut of IT law issues. The group's experience includes handling IT-focused disputes, the drafting and negotiation of contracts related to software license agreements and outsourcing contracts, business process outsourcing work and obtaining internet domain names. Another name to note is Pia Kristine Voldmester, who also handles IP and data protection-related mandates.

Practice head(s):

Morten Stadil

Other key lawyers:

Pia Kristine Voldmester

Testimonials

‘Bruun & Hjejle have a one of a kind understanding of our business model and what we should be aware of in terms of e.g. legal changes, which could impact our business model or have a commercial impact.’ 

‘Morten Stadil is always very proactive and provides us with a heads up of coming legal changes or potential impacts, and is always brilliant with crystal clear translations of complex legal matters into clear advice.’

‘Very strong capabilities within technology law.’

‘Morten Stadil provides consistently high-quality legal advice with excellent understanding of our business and industry. Very fast response times and “straight to the point” mindset. Assisted by a very good and efficient legal team.’

Key clients

TV2

Portchain

Berlingske Media A/S

DNP Denmark A/S

Silverfleet

Goldman Sachs

Media and entertainment Tier 3

Led by Morten Stadil, Bruun & Hjejle's practice is instructed by Danish newspapers, television stations and online media companies on an array of media issues. More specifically, the group handles defamation and privacy litigation, complaints to the Danish Press Council, IP-related mandates, and general M&A, corporate and commercial issues. Stadil also has experience advising on regulations governing the activities of IT and media companies.

Practice head(s):

Morten Stadil

Key clients

Radio24Syv

TV2 Danmark

Berlingske Media

Danske Spil

Clear Channel Danmark

Tax Tier 3

Bruun & Hjejle’s practice encompasses complex transactional tax advice and tax-related disputes. Contentious-wise, the department acts for clients in cases concerning corporate tax issues, transfer pricing work, VAT and other duties. From a non-contentious viewpoint, it frequently handles tax issues relating to M&A, private equity transactions and venture fund formations, and the structuring of alternative investments.

Testimonials

‘I know that I will get an answer to my questions. The theoretical knowledge is at a very high level.’

‘The team is very easy to work with and likeable. They are there for you when needed. ’

‘High experience and skills. Good at the communication of complex tax-rules and practice.’

‘You get high-level partner attention, always available, the partner knows your case in details and can answer your questions right way. Further, they find the problems and the solutions that are operationally optimal – most others just present the problems and not the solutions.’

Key clients

Vækstfonden / The Danish Growth Fund

Axcel

BWB Partners

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners

Nykredit

PKA

PKA AIP

PensionDenmark

African Infrastructure Partners / A.P. Møller Holding

Maj Invest

Alm. Brand A/S

Bank Invest

ALK Abello

Saga Private Equity

William Demant Holding A/S

CataCap

Heartcore Capital

Waterland

Tryg Forsikring

Tryg Invest

AXA Real Estate Investment Managers

Nordic Investment Opportunities

NREP

Seed Capital

Preseed Capital

Sampension

Intellectual property Tier 4

Led by Pia Kirstine Voldmester, Bruun & Hjejle's team has notable strengths in unlawful marketing claims arising under the Danish Marketing Practices Act, the drafting of license agreements and the IP dimensions of M&A deals. The group represents clients in litigation proceedings concerning the protection and enforcement of IP rights, including counterfeiting claims.

Practice head(s):

Pia Kirstine Voldmester

Key clients

MLDK – Mærkevareleverandørerne (Danish Association of Branded Goods Manufacturers)

Old Irish Pub

Baum & Pferdgarten (Scandinavian Designers)

Karnov Group Denmark

TV2 Danmark

Tiebreak Int. ApS and Aceline

Swedish Match

Autobudget Europe and Autorola

The firm: Bruun & Hjejle focuses on a few strategic areas — M&A, real estate and dispute resolution. This prioritisation allows Bruun & Hjejle to fully comprehend its dealings with businesses and the associated processes . Bruun & Hjejle’s ambition is to find solutions to the most complex legal disputes and transactions, working in integrated teams with many different legal experts.

Main areas of practice
Banking and finance: Bruun & Hjejle’s banking and finance group provides specialised advice on all types of financing transactions and derivatives and regulatory advice to any type of financial institution and sector organisations on every aspect of their business.

Capital markets: Bruun & Hjejle’s capital markets practice group advises issuers, underwriters, arrangers and investors on every aspect of equity and debt capital offerings and issues. The firm has a leading capital markets practice, handling offerings and issues placed globally.

Corporate: The corporate practice group has extensive experience in advising listed, family-owned, fund-owned and private equity-owned companies.

Competition and  EU law: Bruun & Hjejle has a leading competition practice covering all aspects of Danish and EU competition law, including merger control and cartel investigations. The firm acts in ground-breaking competition and State aid litigation before the Danish courts, the General Court and the Court of Justice.

Dispute resolution: Bruun & Hjejle acts as counsel and advisor in domestic and international proceedings, both arbitral and judicial, as well as in mediation. The firm also performs investigations and the full range of statutory and regulatory inquiries and disciplinary proceedings.

Employment: Bruun & Hjejle has a highly specialised business oriented employment practice providing advice on all aspects of corporate HR, collective bargaining and employment law.

Energy: Bruun & Hjejle’s energy group provides specialised advice on all aspects of the electricity, oil, gas, renewables, water and waste management fields. The firm has a leading energy practice with years of experience representing government, municipal and privately owned energy and utilities companies.

GDPR: The data protection team provides specialised and tailor-made advice on all legal aspects of the regulation on data protection, including not only the Danish Act on processing of personal data but also sector-specific rules and practices in relation to the pharmaceutical industry, the health sector, the telecommunications sector, the financial services sector, employment law matters, etc.

IT and media: Bruun & Hjejle’s IT group provides specialist advice in IT related matters. The firm assists a number of the key actors within the IT field and also advises clients outside the field when entering into IT-related contracts. Bruun & Hjejle also has a leading media practice group advising a wide range of leading players in the media and entertainment industry. The firm’s lawyers understand the market, current trends and new developments.

Intellectual property: Bruun & Hjejle advises on all aspects of the creation, exploitation and enforcement of IP rights. The firm’s lawyers have detailed knowledge of the complex rules and regulations in the IP field.

M&A: Bruun & Hjejle is a market leader for M&A and advises buyers, sellers and financial advisers on both public and private mergers and acquisitions and private equity buyers on private equity financed deals advice. Bruun & Hjejle delivers the full range of services applying to M&A transactions, working in multi-disciplinary teams with lawyers from specialist groups. Many of the firm’s M&A deals have a multijurisdictional or cross-border dimension.

Public and international law: Bruun & Hjejle has a leading public law practice advising clients on all aspects of constitutional, municipal and administrative law. Its lawyers are highly experienced with the particular legal aspects related to public law and the public sector and many of them have a professional background in the public sector, including the Danish Justice Department. Furthermore, as the only Danish law firm, Bruun & Hjejle has a practice area specifically focused on private and public international law.

Private equity: Bruun & Hjejle’s private equity group advises investors and managers, including many large cap global funds and leading Nordic funds, on all legal aspects relating to investments in Danish and foreign funds and to the formation of alternative investment structures with Danish and foreign investors.

Real estate and construction: Bruun & Hjejle’s real estate and construction group advises on all matters involving real estate, including complex property transactions, real estate financing, development projects and construction law. The firm has been entrusted with a variety of high-profile, complex cases and its clients include a number of the most active players in the Danish real estate sector.

Restructuring and insolvency: Bruun & Hjejle’s restructuring and insolvency group advises on all aspects of corporate restructurings and insolvency proceedings. Its practitioners understand the dynamics of businesses in distress.

Tax: Bruun & Hjejle has a leading tax practice. It advises on the tax aspects of all corporate and financial transactions as well as those of private individuals. The firm is renowned for handling contentious tax matters.

Department Name Email Telephone
Banking and finance Thomas Skjellerup tsk@bruunhjejle.dk +4530188702
Banking and finance Christian Sahlertz csa@bruunhjejle.dk +4526866474
Capital markets Morten Jensen mj@bruunhjejle.dk +4530188764
Corporate Henrik Dahl hda@bruunhjejle.dk +4530188739
Competition and EU Søren Zinck szi@bruunhjejle.dk +4551211934
Competition and EU Olaf Koktvedgaard oko@bruunhjejle.dk +4530188724
Competition and EU Frederik André Bork fab@bruunhjejle.dk +4529901503
Dispute resolution Karsten Kristoffersen kk@bruunhjejle.dk +4561693979
Dispute resolution Ole Spiermann osp@bruunhjejle.dk +4530188755
Dispute resolution Jakob Lentz jal@bruunhjejle.dk +4551531529
Dispute resolution Jeppe Skadhauge jsk@bruunhjejle.dk +4530188731
Employment Elise Ross-Hansen erh@bruunhjejle.dk +4530188791
GDPR Pia Kirstine Voldmester pkv@bruunhjejle.dk +4526866428
Information technology & media Morten Stadil mst@bruunhjejle.dk +4520466642
Intellectual property Pia Kirstine Voldmester pkv@bruunhjejle.dk +4526866428
Mergers and acquisitions Mogens Ebeling meb@bruunhjejle.dk +4530188743
Mergers and acquisitions Jesper Schultz Larsen jsl@bruunhjejle.dk +4530188742
Mergers and acquisitions Morten Jensen mj@bruunhjejle.dk +4530188764
Mergers and acquisitions Andreas Nielsen ani@bruunhjejle.dk +4530188732
Mergers and acquisitions Christian Eichen cei@bruunhjejle.dk +4526866439
Mergers and acquisitions Lars Kongsgaard Hansen lkh@bruunhjejle.dk +4530188744
Mergers and acquisitions Paula Grønlund pgr@bruunhjejle.dk +4526866472
Public and international law Ole Spiermann osp@bruunhjejle.dk +4530188755
Real estate and construction Christian Schow Madsen csm@bruunhjejle.dk +4540585262
Real estate and construction Søren Damgaard sd@bruunhjejle.dk +4523615965
Real estate and construction Christian Johansen chj@bruunhjejle.dk +4530188729
Real estate and construction Søren Kopp sko@bruunhjejle.dk +4530188772
Real Estate and construction Henriette Bjerg hebj@bruunhjejle.dk +4526866401
Restructuring and insolvency Henrik Selchau Poulsen hsp@bruunhjejle.dk +4530188780
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Ms Henriette Bjerg  photo Ms Henriette Bjerg Henriette Bjerg has vast experience with the sale, purchase, letting and leasing…
Mr Frederik André Bork photo Mr Frederik André Bork Frederik André Bork is specialised in EU law and Danish competition law.…
Mr Henrik Dahl  photo Mr Henrik Dahl Henrik Dahl advises banks, savings banks and specialized financial institutions primarily on…
Mr Søren Damgaard  photo Mr Søren Damgaard Søren Damgaard’s main practice area is real estate transactions, real estate financing,…
Mr Mogens Ebeling  photo Mr Mogens Ebeling Mogens Ebeling has more than 30 years’ transaction experience and has advised on…
Mr Morten Jensen  photo Mr Morten Jensen Morten Jensen advises Danish and foreign private equity funds, financial institutions and…
Mr Christian Johansen  photo Mr Christian Johansen Through 25 years as a construction lawyer, Christian Johansen has gained substantial…
Mr Olaf Koktvedgaard  photo Mr Olaf Koktvedgaard Olaf Koktvedgaard advises on issues under EU and competition law, merger control…
Mr Søren Kopp  photo Mr Søren Kopp Søren Kopp advises Danish and international clients on M&A-real estate and project development.
Mr Karsten Kristoffersen  photo Mr Karsten Kristoffersen Karsten Kristoffersen practises in the interface between legal and financial issues. He…
Mr Jakob Lentz  photo Mr Jakob Lentz Jakob Lentz is an experienced litigator who regularly represents professional advisers and…
Mr Andreas Nielsen  photo Mr Andreas Nielsen Andreas Nielsen is focused on and has substantial experience with M&A, capital…
Mrs Elise Ross-Hansen  photo Mrs Elise Ross-Hansen Elise Ross-Hansen has substantial labour and employment law experience rendering advice in a…
Mr Christian Schow Madsen  photo Mr Christian Schow Madsen Christian Schow Madsen assists Danish and international pension funds, businesses, private equity…
Mr Jesper Schultz Larsen  photo Mr Jesper Schultz Larsen Jesper Schultz Larsen’s main practice areas are M&A, Capital Markets and Private…
Mr Henrik Selchau Poulsen  photo Mr Henrik Selchau Poulsen Henrik Selchau Poulsen heads Bruun & Hjejle’s insolvency group and is among…
Mr Thomas Skjellerup  photo Mr Thomas Skjellerup Thomas has broad-ranging international expertise with transactional finance work advising lenders and…
Mr Ole Spiermann  photo Mr Ole Spiermann Ole Spiermann heads Bruun & Hjejle’s dispute resolution practice and is a leading…
Mr Morten Stadil  photo Mr Morten Stadil Morten Stadil’s practice concentrates on Media, IT, Corporate and M&A transactions. He…
Mrs Pia Kirstine Voldmester  photo Mrs Pia Kirstine Voldmester Pia Kirstine Voldmester is a highly experienced IP and data protection specialist,…
Mr Søren Zinck  photo Mr Søren Zinck Søren Zinck specializes in all aspects of competition law, including in Danish…
Number of partners : 25
Number of lawyers : 126
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